Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University Catalog

Leadership and Governance



Rush University Board of Governors

Robert A. Wislow, Chair

Barbara Jil Wu, PhD, Vice Chair

Matthew F. Bergmann

Frederick M. Brown Jr., DNP

Alyson J. Coates

Ann Watson Cohn, EdD

Lewis M. Collens

Larry J. Goodman, MD (ex officio)

Bradley J. Henderson

Kenneth H. M. Leet

Richard E. Melcher, MD

Karl A. Palasz

John J. Sabl, JD

Juan Salgado

Carole B. Segal

Carl W. Stern

Michael W. Urbut

Honorary Governors

William G. Brown

Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr.

Marvin J. Herb

Abby McCormick O’Neil

Rush University Leadership

Larry J. Goodman, MD, Interim President, Rush University

Susan L. Freeman, MD, MS, Provost, Rush University

Vince Gattuso, MBA, Chief Financial Business Officer

Cynthia A. Brincat, MD, PhD, Acting Dean, Rush Medical College

Christine M. Kennedy, PhD, Dean, College of Nursing

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

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

Susanna G. Chubinskaya, PhD, Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs

David Katz, PhD, Vice Provost, Academic Affairs; Chief Knowledge Officer

Gayle B. Ward, JD, Vice Provost, Student Affairs

Ryan Nagdeman, Associate Vice President, Marketing and
Communications

Sharon D. Gates, DSW, Senior Director, Student Diversity and Community Engagement

John McClatchy, Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Brenda L. Weddington, MEd, Senior Director, Enrollment Management and University Registrar

Christopher Ferrigno, PhD, Interim Director, Human Anatomy Laboratory

Marie S. Ferro-Lusk, MBA, Director, Student Accessibility Services

Jill Gable, MBA, Director, Student Financial Aid

David J. Nelson, MBA, Director, University Systems and Operations

Kapula Patalinghug, MM, Director, Student Affairs

Michelle Sergel, MD, Interim Director, Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation

Scott Thomson, MLIS, Director, Library of Rush University Medical Center

Angela Velez-Solic, PhD, Director, Instructional Design and Learning Innovation

 

Rush University Medical Center Board of Trustees

General Trustees

Kapila K. 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 Watson Cohn, EdD

E. David Coolidge III

Kelly McNamara Corley

Susan Crown

Marsha A. Cruzan

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

Cary S. Grace

Sandra P. Guthman

David C. Habiger

Darrel H. Hackett

William J. Hagenah

Christie Hefner

Bradley J. Henderson

Jay L. Henderson

John W. Higgins

John L. Howard

Ron Huberman

William T. Huffman

Francis O. Idehen Jr.

Kip Kirkpatrick

Thomas E. Lanctot

Omar B. Lateef, DO

Sheldon Lavin

Kenneth H. M. Leet

Susan R. Lichtenstein

Pamela Forbes Lieberman

Todd W. Lillibridge

Juan R. Luciano

Paul E. Martin

Charles R. Matthews

Brian T. McCormack

Gary E. McCullough

Roger S. McEniry

Christopher N. Merrill

Andrew J. Mills

Wayne L. Moore

William A. Mynatt Jr.

Martin H. Nesbitt

Michael J. O’Connor

William H. Osborne

Tonise C. Paul

Aurie A. Pennick

Sheila A. Penrose

Stephen N. Potter

José Luis Prado

Stephen R. Quazzo

Eric A. Reeves

Joan S. Rubschlager

John J. Sabl

E. Scott Santi

Gloria Santona

Carole B. 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 K. Verma

Thomas J. Wilson

Robert A. Wislow

Barbara Jil Wu, PhD

Sam Yagan

Annual Trustees

Frederick M. Brown Jr., DNP

Melissa Browning, DNP

Catherine A. Dimou, MD

James M. Farrell

Justin Ishbia

Cindy Clark Mancillas 

Cindy Nicolaides

Vijaya Reddy, MD

Karen C. Reid

R. Jeffrey Snell, MD

Edward J. Ward, MD

Life Trustees

James A. Bell

Mrs. Bowen Blair

William G. Brown

W. H. Clark

Thomas A. Donahoe

Bruce W. Duncan

W. James Farrell

Marshall Field

John P. Frazee Jr.

Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr.

Ronald J. Gidwitz

Richard W. Gochnauer

Larry Goodman, MD

Joan M. Hall

William K. Hall

Leo M. Henikoff, MD

Marvin J. Herb

Mrs. Edward Hines

Thomas R. Hodgson

Anthony D. Ivankovich, MD

Edgar D. Jannotta

John E. Jones

John P. Keller

Herbert B. Knight

John W. Madigan

Robert A. Mariano

Robert S. Morrison

Abby McCormick O’Neil

Maribeth S. Rahe

John W. Rogers Jr.

Sheli Z. Rosenberg

Patrick G. Ryan

The Hon. Anne O. Scott

Harold Byron Smith Jr.

Bide L. Thomas

Richard L. Thomas

John R. Willis

Rush University Medical Center Leadership

Officers of the Board

Susan Crown, Chairman of the 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

Diane M. McKeever, Secretary

Officers of the Corporation

Omar B. Lateef, DO, Chief Executive Officer and President

Larry J. Goodman, MD, Interim President, Rush University

Wayne E. Keathley, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

David A. Ansell, MD, Senior Vice President, Community Health Equity

Carl T. Bergetz, JD, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Paul E. Casey, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

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

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

Courtney Kammer, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Patricia S. O’Neil, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Angelique L. Richard, PhD, Senior Vice President, Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer

Aney Abraham, Vice President, Patient Care Services 

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

Peter Briechle, PhD, Vice President, Programs and Services, Philanthropy; Interim Chief Development Officer

Deval K. Daily, Vice President, Operational Excellence 

Shannon Driscoll, Vice President, RUMC Practice Operations

Christopher Gade, Vice President, Marketing and Engagement

Jeff Gautney, Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Dale Grandlic, Vice President, Facilities Management

Rukiya C. Johnson, Interim Vice President, Office of Community Health Equity

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

Kerem Korkmaz, Vice President, Patient Care Services

Shonda Morrow, Vice President, Patient Care Services

Hiten Patel, PhD, Vice President, Chief Product Officer

Philip N. Quick, Vice President, RUMG Access Center

Dino P. Rumoro, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rush Oak Park Hospital

Quincy M. Stanley, Vice President, Support Services

Brian D. Stein, MD, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer

Janet Stifter, Vice President, Perioperative and Interventional Services

Jeremy E. Strong, Vice President, Supply Chain

Kelly M. Sullivan, JD, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer

Denise N. Szalko, Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Thomas P. Wick, Vice President, Individual Giving, Philanthropy

Alex D. Wiggins, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Interim Treasurer

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

Katherine Fishbein, JD, Assistant Secretary

Carolyn Reed, Assistant Secretary

Mariella Mercer, Assistant Treasurer

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) Board

Susan Crown, Chairman

Peter C. B. Bynoe

Catherine Cederoth

E. David Coolidge III

Bruce W. Dienst

William A. Downe

Christine A. Edwards

William M. Goodyear

Sandra P. Guthman

Jay L. Henderson

Mark Metzger

Stephen N. Potter

Robert A. Wislow

Omar B. Lateef, DO (ex officio, without vote)

Rush University System for Health Officers

Susan Crown, Chairman

Diane M. McKeever, Secretary

Omar B. Lateef, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer 

Wayne E. Keathley, Chief Operating Officer

Carl Bergetz, Chief Legal Officer

Marcos DeLeon, Chief Human Resources Officer

John Diederich, Hospital Integration Officer

Larry J. Goodman, MD, Chief Academic Officer

Patricia O’Neil, Chief Financial Officer 

K. Ranga Rama Krishnan, MB, ChB, Senior Advisor to the CEO