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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
  • Dr. Omar B. Lateef

General Trustees

  • Kapila Kapur Anand
  • 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
  • Dr. Omar B. Lateef
  • 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
  • ​Tonise Paul
  • 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.
  • Russell P. Smyth
  • Jennifer W. Steans
  • Joan E. Steel
  • Carl W. Stern
  • Frank J. Techar
  • Paul W. Theiss
  • Shundrawn A. Thomas
  • Charles A. Tribbett III
  • ​Pallavi Verma
  • Thomas J. Wilson
  • Robert A. Wislow
  • Barbara Jil Wu, PhD
  • ​Sam Yagan

Annual Trustees

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

 

Life Trustees

  • Mrs. Bowen Blair
  • William G. Brown
  • W. H. Clark
  • Robert J. Darnall
  • Thomas A. Donahoe
  • Bruce W. Duncan
  • W. James Farrell
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bide L. Thomas
  • Richard L. Thomas
  • John R. Willis

Management

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

Dr. Omar Lateef
CEO, Rush University Medical Center
President, Rush University System for Health

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

Wayne E. Keathley, MPH 
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rush University Medical Center and 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

Marcos DeLeon, MLA
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Rush University System for Health

John Diederich, MA, MBA, FACHE
Senior Vice President and Hospital Integration Officer, Rush University System for Health
President and CEO, Rush Copley Medical Center

Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA, MBBS
Senior Vice President, Dean, Rush Medical College
Senior Vice President, Clinical Affairs, 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
Secretary, Rush University System for Health

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

Paul Casey, MD, MBA, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer, Rush University Medical Center

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

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

Courtney Kammer, MHA
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Rush University Medical Center 

Tatyana Popkova, MSM
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Rush University Medical Center

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

Vice Presidents and Deans

Aney Abraham, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Vice President, Patient Care Services

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

Andrew Bean, PhD
Vice President, Dean of the Graduate College at Rush University, and Interim Vice Provost, Research

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

Wendy Cox-Largent, MBA
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Rush University Medical Group

Deval Daily
Vice President and  Chief Administrative Officer, Neurosciences - Cardiac Service Line

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

Darlene Oliver Hightower, JD
Vice President, Community Health Equity

Bala Hota, MD
Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer

Kate Jones
Vice President, Strategic Planning

Kerem Korkmaz, MSN, RN, CENP
Vice President, Patient Care Services

Michael E. LaMont
Vice President, Facilities Management

Shonda Morrow, JD, MS, RN
Vice President, Patient Care Services

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

Hiten Patel, PhD 
Vice President, Chief Product Officer

Anthony Perry, MD
Vice President, Ambulatory Transformation

Paola Pescara
Vice President, Strategic Growth

Terry Peterson
Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs

Charlotte B. Royeen, PhD
Vice President, Dean of the College of Health Sciences at Rush University

Robert Spadoni, JD
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Rush Oak Park Hospital
 
Quincy Stanley
Vice President, Hospital Operations
 
Janet Stifter, PhD, RN, CPHQ
Vice President, Hospital Operations — Perioperative and Interventional Services and Professional Nursing Practice

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

Barbara Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN, ACRN
Acting Dean, College of Nursing

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.