Kelly Oswald, MPH
Senior Director for Philanthropy
Kelly Oswald, MPH, is a senior director for philanthropy, serving as the lead fundraiser for the Department of Medicine and providing leadership support to the Department of Surgery. In addition, she is the UW Medicine lead for our engineering and health fundraising efforts in partnership with our colleagues in the UW College of Engineering. Kelly oversees a dynamic team of three who raise funds for the Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Urology, and Otolaryngology.
Kelly returned to UW Medicine in April 2016 after spending eight years in the roles of associate director of advancement at the UW College of Engineering, director of development and communications at The Evergreen School and senior consultant for The Ostara Group. She began her fundraising career at UW Medicine in 2004, where she spent four years in the positions of assistant director of cornerstone gifts and associate director of development.
Kelly is originally from Chicago. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from UW and a master’s degree in public health from Oregon State University.