Katherine Du Fresne MSN, RN, CPHRM

Executive Director, Clinical Risk Management, Indiana University Health

Katie is the Executive Director of Clinical Risk Management at Indiana University Health. She has been a registered nurse for over 20 years, having gained her clinical experience in inpatient hematology/oncology nursing.  In 2003 Katie began working in healthcare risk management and in 2008 she earned the Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management designation. 

Katie completed the Charles Warren Fairbanks Fellowship in Clinical Ethics in 2011-2012, and she continues as a volunteer member of the IU Health clinical ethics consultation service and co-chairs the committee. She has previously served as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Community and Health Systems at the Indiana University School of Nursing, teaching Applied Health Care Ethics to second-degree nursing students.

Katie served on the ASHRM Advocacy Task Force for four years and chaired the committee for two of the terms. She currently serves on the advisory board of ASHRM.

Katie earned a master’s degree in Nursing and Health Systems Leadership from the University of Indianapolis in May 2015. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, in 1997.

Katherine Du Fresne