Hospital Leadership

Hospital Leadership

Leaders at Rush University Medical Center

Leaders at Rush University Medical Center

Board of Trustees

(* indicates member of the Executive Committee)

Principal Officers

  • Susan Crown, Chairperson (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 Jaffe 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*
  • H. John Gilbertson*
  • William M. Goodyear*
  • Cary Grace
  • Sandra P. Guthman*
  • David C. Habiger
  • William J. Hagenah*
  • Christie Hefner
  • Marcie B. Hemmelstein
  • Brad Henderson
  • 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. M. Leet
  • Susan R. Lichtenstein
  • Pamela Forbes Lieberman
  • Todd W. Lillibridge
  • Paul E. Martin
  • Gary E. McCullough*
  • Roger S. McEniry
  • Andrew J. Mills
  • 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
  • Gregory W. Welch
  • Thomas J. Wilson
  • Robert A. Wislow
  • Barbara Jill Wu, PhD
  • Sam Yagan

Annual Trustees

  • Frederick Brown, DNP
  • Melissa Browning
  • Christopher L. Coogan, MD
  • Catherine A. Dimou, MD
  • James M. Farrell
  • Justin Ishbia
  • The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee
  • Cindy Mancillas*
  • Karen C. Reid
  • Kenneth J. Tuman, MD
  • Edward J. Ward, MD*

 

Life Trustees

  • James Bell
  • 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
  • Anthony D. Ivankovich, MD
  • Edgar D. Jannotta

 

 

  • John E. Jones
  • John P. Keller
  • Herbert B. Knight
  • Fred A. Krehbiel
  • Vernon R. Loucks Jr.
  • Donald G. Lubin
  • 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

Senior Officers

Dr. Omar Lateef
Chief Executive Officer, 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
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health

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

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

Paul Casey, MD, MBA, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer

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

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

Susan L. Freeman, MD, MS
Senior Vice President and Provost, Rush University

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

Courtney Kammer, MHA
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Badrinath Konety, MBBS
Senior Vice President and 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
Secretary, Board of Trustees, Rush University Medical Center
Secretary, Rush University System for Health Board

Patricia Steeves O'Neil, MAE
Interim Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Tatyana Popkova, MSM
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Marketing, Rush University Medical Center
Chief Strategy Officer, Rush University System for Health

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

Vice Presidents and Deans

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

Bryant A. Adibe, MD
Vice President and Chief Wellness Officer

Andrew Bean, PhD
Dean, Graduate College Interim Vice Provost, Research

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

Peter Briechle, PhD
Vice President, Programs and Services, Philanthropy

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

Melissa Coverdale
Vice President, Finance

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

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

Bruce M. Elegant, MPH
Vice President, Hospital Operations
President and Chief Executive Officer, Rush Oak Park Hospital

Darlene Oliver Hightower, JD
Vice President, Community Health Equity

Bala Hota, MD
Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer

Kate H. Jones
Vice President, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications

Christine Kennedy, PhD, RN 
Dean, College of Nursing

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

Hiten Patel, PhD
Vice President, Chief Product Officer

Anthony Perry, MD
Vice President, Ambulatory Transformation

Paola Pescara
Vice President, Strategic Outreach

Terry Peterson
Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs

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

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

Kelly Sullivan, JD
Deputy General Counsel

Denise N. Szalko
Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Thomas P. Wick
Vice President, Individual Giving, Philanthropy

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 J. Gamino, MD
  • Immediate Past President: Kenneth J. Tuman, MD

Professional Nursing Staff Officers

  • President: Jackie Hoskins, RN
  • Secretary: Katherine Maschoff, BSN, CCRN
  • Treasurer: Thomas Starr, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC
  • Immediate Past President: Rachel Santarromano, RN

System Leadership

List of Rush System board members, System officers and other System executives.

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System Leadership

List of Rush System board members, System officers and other System executives.

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