The Franciscan Alliance Research Administration has appointed Kathleen Kioussopoulus as research director at the Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance. Kioussopoulus will oversee research of cardiology, orthopedics, and many other areas for 13 Franciscan hospitals in Indiana and south of Chicago.
She most previously served as director of cardiovascular research at Franciscan Health Indianapolis where she developed research for Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians. She also served as research director for Baptist Health Lexington in Kentucky.
Kioussopoulus holds and undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.