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Indiana University Health Foundation, an entity of Indiana University Health, harnesses the positive impact of philanthropy to support our goal to make Indiana one of the healthiest states in the nation. Our approach is to improve the health of individuals, communities and our state by focusing philanthropy on people, progress and partnerships.

“Foundations of IU Health” refers to the foundations representing IU Health which include local hospital-based foundations, our integrated partnership with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Foundation, and the flagship IU Health Foundation.

Harnessing the power of philanthropy to improve Hoosiers' health

Indiana University Health Foundation, an entity of Indiana University Health, harnesses the positive impact of philanthropy to support our goal to make Indiana one of the healthiest states in the nation. Our approach is to improve the health of individuals, communities and our state by focusing philanthropy on people, progress and partnerships.

“Foundations of IU Health” refers to the foundations representing IU Health which include local hospital-based foundations, our integrated partnership with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Foundation, and the flagship IU Health Foundation.

Board members provide strategic guidance to increase public awareness, promote the interests, and advance the priorities of IU Health by:

  • Championing IU Health as a healthcare change agent, ensuring key business and philanthropic leaders across Indiana and nationally are aware of our health system’s unique and innovative strategies surrounding destination health, population health and community health.
  • Ensuring gifts are managed and stewarded for greatest impact in support of the IU Health philanthropic vision and for the benefit of Hoosiers statewide.
  • Serving as a catalyst for fundraising success, uniting donors through a shared vision for improved health for all Hoosiers.

Foundation Board

Board members provide strategic guidance to increase public awareness, promote the interests, and advance the priorities of IU Health by:

  • Championing IU Health as a healthcare change agent, ensuring key business and philanthropic leaders across Indiana and nationally are aware of our health system’s unique and innovative strategies surrounding destination health, population health and community health.
  • Ensuring gifts are managed and stewarded for greatest impact in support of the IU Health philanthropic vision and for the benefit of Hoosiers statewide.
  • Serving as a catalyst for fundraising success, uniting donors through a shared vision for improved health for all Hoosiers.

Foundation Board Members

Gina Giacone

Gina Giacone joined Ice Miller in 1995. Partner since 2004, she focuses on corporate, governance and tax issues for tax-exempt entities and gift, estate and trust taxation, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable giving.

Giacone regularly works with tax-exempt entities on corporate governance and federal tax matters, planned giving and endowment management. Giacone advises colleges and universities on issues relating to unrelated business income tax (UBIT), sponsorship agreements, affiliated entities, general corporate and tax-exempt compliance, grant agreements and donor intent, and charitable contributions.

In her work with private foundations and donors, Giacone assists clients in developing philanthropic priorities, making charitable grants, and assessing various vehicles for accomplishing their charitable purposes. Giacone advises private foundations and other grantmaking charities regarding social impact investments, sophisticated grants and program-related investments. Giacone advises healthcare organizations, including hospitals, on compliance issues, physician compensation, joint ventures, UBIT and the sale of hospital assets.

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Gary D. Henriott

A lifelong resident of Lafayette, Indiana, Henriott graduated from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Industrial Management. Henriott is currently the Chairman of Henriott Group, Inc. an insurance, risk management and employee benefits firm with clients throughout the Midwest. Henriott has been with the firm for over 40 years.

Henriott has been an active community volunteer, recognized by several groups for his leadership. Currently, he serves on the board of the IU Health West Central Region and chairs its Committee on Quality and Safety. Henriott is also president of the City of Lafayette’s Board of Public Works and Safety. He chairs the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network, and serves on the boards of the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Foundation, and LTHC Homeless Services, which he founded. Henriott also serves on the Purdue Athletic Affairs Committee and is active with United Way of Greater Lafayette, chairing its Community Commitment to Education.

Henriott and his wife Shelly have three children and eight grandchildren. The couple enjoys family, traveling, friends, good food and lifelong learning and growth. They are strong supporters of public schools, education in general and Purdue University.

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Crystal Hinson Miller

Crystal Hinson Miller, chief philanthropy officer for Indiana University Health and president of the IU Health Foundation, leads system efforts to strengthen and expand the role of philanthropy within IU Health hospitals and communities. Prior to joining IU Health in 2017, she served as associate dean for advancement at the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and executive director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Public Health Foundation, Inc.

During her time at UNC, Miller served UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine, including stints as director of behavioral health philanthropy and as vice president for children’s programs with The Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Inc. She started her career with the Appalachian State University Foundation.

A native North Carolinian, Miller is an alumna of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her master's degree with honors from Appalachian State University. She became a Certified Fund Raising Executive in 2003 and completed her fundraising management certificate work through the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy’s Madison Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy in 2014.

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Stephen G. Moore, MD

Stephen G. Moore, MD, has served as president and CEO of CarDon & Associates since July 2000. Moore, an Indiana native, graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained at the Mayo Clinic in Internal Medicine and at Johns Hopkins University in Preventive Medicine, where he earned his Master of Public Health degree and spent one year as chief resident. CarDon & Associates has a 30-plus year history of developing and managing communities for seniors in the state of Indiana. The company currently owns, operates or manages 21 communities for seniors throughout the state. These communities offer skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, long-term care, memory care, assisted living, senior housing apartments and garden homes.

Moore and his wife Julia are the founding donors of The Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. The Moore Center is an academic research center, located within the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which is dedicated to applying the tools and methodology of prevention to the challenging social issue of the prevention of child sexual abuse.

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Dennis Murphy

Dennis Murphy is president and chief executive officer of IU Health, the largest healthcare system in Indiana.

He joined IU Health in 2013 as chief operating officer and has guided IU Health as it builds a larger market role in value-based care, enhanced outpatient care networks, virtual visits and population health measures.

Murphy has spent his career at academic health centers, with previous administrative positions at Northwestern Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A Chicago native, Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Notre Dame and Master of Health Administration from Duke University. Board memberships include Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, 500 Festival, Indiana Hospital Association, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana Health Information Exchange.

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Anne Nobles

Anne Nobles retired from Eli Lilly and Company after a 22-year career, where she last served as senior vice president for enterprise risk management and chief ethics and compliance officer. She has served on the board of directors of IU Health since 2011 and as board chair from 2014 to 2018. She also serves as vice chair of the board of directors of Citizens Energy Group, where she has served as either a trustee or member of the board of directors since 2000. Nobles has been a member of the board of trustees of the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy since 2013 and presently chairs that board. She is active in the work of her church, Second Presbyterian Church of Indianapolis.

Nobles holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Harvard University in Anthropology, with a focus on Archaeology. She received her J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law School.

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William R. Ringo, Jr.

William R. "Bill" Ringo, Jr. served as a senior advisor to Barclays Healthcare Group from June 2010 until December 2016. From April 2008 until his retirement in April 2010, Ringo was senior vice president of business development, strategy and innovation at Pfizer Inc. Prior to joining Pfizer, Ringo was executive in residence at Warburg Pincus and Sofinnova Ventures. From August 2004 to April 2006, Ringo was president and CEO of Abgenix, Inc.

Prior to Abgenix, Ringo served for 28 years at Eli Lilly and Company in numerous executive roles, including product group president for oncology and critical care, president of internal medicine products, president of the infectious diseases business unit and vice president of sales and marketing for U.S. pharmaceuticals.

Ringo currently serves on the boards of Assembly Biosciences, Inc., Dermira, Inc., Five Prime, and Immune Design Corp. Ringo was previously a member of the board of directors of InterMune, Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ringo received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and an MBA from the University of Dayton.

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Shelly Schwarz

Shelly Schwarz is a native Hoosier who now resides on the west coast of Florida. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and spent much of her career in the apartment and hotel industries.

Shelly and her late husband, Joe, were generous philanthropists who focused their attention on giving back across Indiana, in return for the success Joe found as an entrepreneur in the state. The couple were avid supporters of IU, and she is currently a board member of the Indiana University Varsity Club.

Following her husband’s death, Shelly turned her attention to healthcare philanthropy to express her gratitude for the care Joe received at IU Health. In 2018, she contributed $10 million to establish the Joe and Shelly Schwarz Cancer Center at Indiana University Health North Hospital. This was the largest gift ever to IU Health North and the largest single gift by a living donor to IU Health. Shelly remains an active champion for the IU Health Foundation.

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Deborah Tobias

Deborah Tobias is an Indiana native who grew up in the Irvington neighborhood of Indianapolis where she attended Our Lady of Lourdes School. She graduated from Saint Agnes Academy in Indianapolis in 1969. In 1973, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton.

Tobias had a 20-year career at several Silicon Valley companies including Stratacom and Cisco. Tobias retired in 2001 as the Director of Sales Operations London for Juniper Networks. In addition to the IU Health Foundation, Tobias serves on the Board of Trustees at the University of Dayton. She is also a member of the Red Cross Tiffany Circle. Beyond that, her primary focus is to be an always-available grandmother to their six grandchildren.

In 2013, she and her husband, Randall, established the Tobias Family Foundation which supports discretionary charitable funding. They reside in Carmel, Indiana.

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Community leaders, many of whom served on the boards of our previous hospital foundations, are serving as advocates on regional philanthropy councils. If you’d like to learn more about these councils, contact Jodi Fields or call 317.963.5576. These leaders commit to a three-year term on the council, during which they focus on engaging their colleagues to advance people, progress and partnerships.

Philanthropy Councils

Community leaders, many of whom served on the boards of our previous hospital foundations, are serving as advocates on regional philanthropy councils. If you’d like to learn more about these councils, contact Jodi Fields or call 317.963.5576. These leaders commit to a three-year term on the council, during which they focus on engaging their colleagues to advance people, progress and partnerships.

An informal network of engaged donors and advocates collaboratively work to bring forth community perspectives and fresh ideas. Their passion and commitment helps fulfill the mission of IU Health and the philanthropic goals of the IU Health Foundation. These individuals serve to:

  • Inspire and motivate people with stories of how philanthropy is making a difference in healthcare.
  • Uncover individual and family passion areas and desired involvement to offer personalized pathways for engagement.
  • Cultivate long-term donor relationships through regular personal contact and thoughtfully designed small group gatherings.

To learn more about joining an advocacy group, contact Margo Ives by email or at 317.963.9072.

Advocacy Groups

An informal network of engaged donors and advocates collaboratively work to bring forth community perspectives and fresh ideas. Their passion and commitment helps fulfill the mission of IU Health and the philanthropic goals of the IU Health Foundation. These individuals serve to:

  • Inspire and motivate people with stories of how philanthropy is making a difference in healthcare.
  • Uncover individual and family passion areas and desired involvement to offer personalized pathways for engagement.
  • Cultivate long-term donor relationships through regular personal contact and thoughtfully designed small group gatherings.

To learn more about joining an advocacy group, contact Margo Ives by email or at 317.963.9072.

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Central Office

Indiana University Health Foundation
Methodist Medical Tower
1633 N Capitol Ave, Suite 1200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317.962.1777
foundationinfo@iuhealth.org

Mailing Address

IU Health Foundation
PO Box 7168
Indianapolis, IN 46207

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Central Office

Indiana University Health Foundation
Methodist Medical Tower
1633 N Capitol Ave, Suite 1200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317.962.1777
foundationinfo@iuhealth.org

Mailing Address

IU Health Foundation
PO Box 7168
Indianapolis, IN 46207

Indianapolis Suburban Region

IU Health North, IU Health Saxony, IU Health Tipton and IU Health West hospitals

Contact: Heather Perdue

Adult Academic Health Center

IU Health Methodist, IU Health University hospitals and IU Health Simon Cancer Center

Contact: Jeannie Sager

West Central Region

IU Health Arnett, IU Health White Memorial and IU Health Frankfort hospitals

Contact: Julie Paolillo

East Central Region

IU Health Ball Memorial, IU Health Blackford and IU Health Jay hospitals

Contact:

South Central Region

IU Health Bedford, IU Health Paoli, IU Health Morgan and IU Health Bloomington hospitals

Contact: Diane Buzzell

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