Nancy M. Schlichting has served as a director of Baxter since December 2021.
Schlichting joined the board following Baxter's acquisition of Hillrom, where she had previously served as a director. Schlichting is the retired president and chief executive officer of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, a non-profit health care organization, serving in this role from June 2003 to January 2017. She joined Henry Ford Health System in 1998 as senior vice president and chief administrative officer, and was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer from 1999 to 2003, and president and chief executive officer of Henry Ford Hospital from 2001 to 2003. She currently serves as a director of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Encompass Health and Pear Therapeutics; a trustee of Kresge Foundation and Duke University; and vice-chair of the Duke University Health System Board.