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Medical Center Leadership

Board of Trustees

(* indicates member of the Executive Committee)

Principal Officers

  • Susan Crown, Chairperson (Ms. Crown also chairs the Rush System board)
  • Peter C. B. Bynoe, Vice Chair
  • James W. DeYoung, Vice Chair
  • Christine A. Edwards, Vice Chair
  • William M. Goodyear, Vice Chair
  • Stephen N. Potter, Vice Chair
  • Omar B. Lateef, DO

General Trustees

  • Kapila Kapur Anand
  • James A. Bell
  • Matthew F. Bergmann
  • Matthew J. Boler
  • John L. Brennan
  • Peter C. B. Bynoe*
  • Karen B. Case
  • Adela Cepeda
  • Alison L. Chung
  • Karen Jaffee Cofsky
  • Ann W. Cohn, EdD
  • E. David Coolidge III*
  • Kelly McNamara Corley
  • Susan Crown*
  • James W. DeYoung*
  • William A. Downe
  • Christine A. Edwards*
  • Francesca Maher Edwardson
  • Peter M. Ellis
  • Charles L. Evans, PhD
  • Larry Field
  • Robert F. Finke*
  • William J. Friend
  • H. John Gilbertson*
  • William M. Goodyear*
  • Sandra P. Guthman*
  • David C. Habiger
  • William J. Hagenah*
  • Christie Hefner
  • Marcie B. Hemmelstein
  • Jay L. Henderson*
  • Marvin J. Herb
  • John W. Higgins
  • John L. Howard
  • Ron Huberman
  • William T. Huffman Jr.
  • Kip Kirkpatrick
  • Omar B. Lateef, DO
  • Thomas E. Lanctot
  • Sheldon Lavin
  • Kenneth H. Leet
  • Susan R. Lichtenstein
  • Pamela Forbes Lieberman
  • Todd W. Lillibridge
  • Paul E. Martin
  • Gary E. McCullough*
  • Roger S. McEniry
  • Andrew J. Mills
  • Wayne L. Moore*
  • William A. Mynatt Jr.*
  • Martin H. Nesbitt
  • Michael J. O'Connor
  • William H. Osborne
  • Aurie A. Pennick
  • Sheila A. Penrose*
  • Perry R. Pero
  • Stephen N. Potter*
  • José Luis Prado
  • Stephen R. Quazzo
  • Eric A. Reeves
  • John W. Rogers Jr.
  • Joan S. Rubschlager
  • John J. Sabl
  • John F. Sandner
  • E. Scott Santi*
  • Gloria Santona
  • Carole Browe Segal*
  • Alejandro Silva
  • David H. B. Smith Jr.
  • Jennifer W. Steans
  • Joan E. Steel
  • Carl W. Stern
  • Frank J. Techar
  • Shundrawn A. Thomas
  • Charles A. Tribbett III
  • Gregory W. Welch
  • Thomas J. Wilson
  • Robert A. Wislow
  • Barbara Jil Wu, PhD

Annual Trustees

  • Debra Beck
  • Frederick Brown, DNP
  • Christopher L. Coogan, MD
  • Bruce W. Dienst*
  • Catherine A. Dimou, MD
  • Justin Ishbia
  • Anthony D. Ivankovich, MD
  • The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee
  • Mark C. Metzger
  • Cindy Nicolaides*
  • Karen C. Reid
  • Carole W. Streicher
  • Kenneth J. Tuman, MD
  • Edward J. Ward, MD*
  • Marilyn K. Wideman, DNP

 

Life Trustees

  • Hall Adams Jr.
  • Mrs. Bowen Blair
  • William G. Brown
  • W. H. Clark
  • Robert J. Darnall
  • Thomas A. Donahoe
  • Bruce W. Duncan
  • W. James Farrell
  • Wade Fetzer III
  • Marshall Field
  • John P. Frazee Jr.
  • Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr.
  • Richard W. Gochnauer
  • Larry J. Goodman, MD
  • Joan M. Hall
  • William K. Hall
  • Leo M. Henikoff, MD
  • Mrs. Edward Hines
  • Thomas R. Hodgson
  • Edgar D. Jannotta
  • John E. Jones
  • John P. Keller
  • Herbert B. Knight
  • Fred A. Krehbiel
  • Vernon R. Loucks Jr.
  • Donald G. Lubin, Esq.
  • John W. Madigan
  • Robert A. Mariano
  • The Rt. Rev. James W. Montgomery
  • Robert S. Morrison
  • Abby McCormick O'Neil
  • Maribeth S. Rahe
  • Sheli Z. Rosenberg
  • Patrick G. Ryan
  • The Hon. Anne O. Scott
  • Michael Simpson
  • Harold Byron Smith Jr.
  • S. Jay Stewart
  • Philip W. K. Sweet Jr.
  • Bide L. Thomas
  • Richard L. Thomas
  • John R. Willis

Management

K. Ranga Rama Krishnan, MB, ChB
CEO, Rush University System for Health

Omar Lateef, DO
CEO, Rush University Medical Center

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc
President, Rush University
Chief Academic Officer, Rush University System for Health

Susan L. Freeman, MD, MS
Provost, Rush University
Senior Vice President, Rush University System for Health

David A. Ansell, MD
Senior Vice President, Community Health Equity
Associate Provost, Clinical Affairs, Rush University

Cynthia Barginere, DNP
Senior Vice President, Transformation Officer, Rush University System for Health

Carl T. Bergetz, JD
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Rush University Medical Center
Chief Legal Officer, Rush University System for Health

Diane M. McKeever
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy and Chief Development Officer, Rush University Medical Center
Secretary, Rush University Medical Center Board of Trustees
Secretary, Rush University System for Health Board of Trustees

John Mordach, MBA
Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health

Tatyana Popkova, MSM
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Rush University System for Health

Shafiq Rab, MBBS, MPH, CHCIO
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health

Angelique L. Richard, PhD, RN, CENP
Chief Nursing Officer, Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health
Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations 

Vice Presidents and Deans

Bryant A. Adibe, MD
Vice President and Chief Wellness Officer, Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health

Joseph E. Anderson
Vice President, Operations, Compensation and Benefits

Andrew Bean, PhD
Dean, Graduate College

Cynthia E. Boyd, MD
Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

Peter Briechle, PhD
Vice President, Philanthropy Programs and Services

Edward W. Conway
Vice President, Clinical Affairs for Administration and Finance

Melissa Coverdale
Vice President, Finance

Bruce M. Elegant
President and CEO, Rush Oak Park Hospital

Marquis D. Foreman, PhD
Dean, College of Nursing

Richa Gupta, MBBS
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rush University Medical Group

Darlene Oliver Hightower, JD
Vice President, Community Health Equity

Bala Hota, MD
Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer

Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Vice President, Research

Courtney Kammer
Vice President, Provider Services and Recruitment

Michael E. LaMont
Vice President, Facilities Management

Mike J. Mulroe
Vice President, Hospital Operations

Patricia S. O'Neil
Vice President, Finance and Treasurer

Brian D. Patty, MD
Vice President, Clinical Information Systems
Chief Medical Information Officer

Anthony Perry, MD
Vice President, Ambulatory Transformation

Terry Peterson
Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs

Charlotte B. Royeen, PhD
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Dino P. Rumoro, DO, MPH
Acting Dean, Rush Medical College

Shanon Shumpert, JD
Vice President, Institutional Equity, Human Resources

Scott E. Sonnenschein
Vice President, Hospital Operations
President, Health Delivery Management, LLC

Vanessa Stacks
Vice President, Care Coordination and Clinical Documentation Improvement

Jeremy E. Strong
Vice President, Supply Chain

Katie Conklin Struck, JD
Vice President, Integrated Solutions and Optimization
Acting Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Oncology Service Line, Rush University System for Health

Kelly Sullivan, JD
Deputy General Counsel

Denise N. Szalko
Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Thomas P. Wick
Vice President, Principal and Major Gifts

Alex D. Wiggins
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

James Wilson
Vice President, Financial Planning, Budget and Decision Support
 

Medical Staff Officers

  • President: Edward J. Ward, MD
  • Secretary: Yanina A. Purim-Shem-Tov, MD
  • Treasurer: Amie Gamino, MD
  • Immediate Past President: Kenneth J. Tuman, MD

Professional Nursing Staff Officers

  • President: Kelsey Schmitt, RN
  • Secretary: Katherine Maschoff, BSN, CCRN
  • Treasurer: Thomas Starr, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC
  • Immediate Past President: Angela Greschrey, RN

Departmental Leadership

Visit the Health Care Professionals section to view a list of academic department chairs, division chiefs and section heads at Rush.