Photograph of Sister Carol http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawncalhoun/5203584838/
Sister Carol Keehan, D.C. is a member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and the CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA).
In 2005 Keehan became the ninth President and CEO of CHA, overseeing all activities of the organization. There are 620 hospitals affiliated with CHA.
She was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (Cross for the Church and Pontiff) by Pope Benedict XVI. For her dedication to "carrying on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ" she was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2010.
She is a member of the Board of Trustees at St. John's University in New York. 
Sr. Carol supports President Obama's Healthcare Act http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/18/AR2010031802456.htmlhttp://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/catholics-should-not-fear-political-isolation-says-cardinal-george/http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cardinal-george-sr.-keehan-chose-obama-over-catholic-bishops/ http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/a_catholic_social_justice_lobby
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted's decision to revoke the Catholic status of a hospital http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/catholic-health-association-defies-phoenix-bishop-over-abortion-case/