Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

Leadership and Governance



RUSH University Governors

Robert A. Wislow, Chair

Barbara Jil Wu, PhD, Vice Chair

Matthew F. Bergmann

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

RUSH University 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

Christine M. Kennedy, PhD, Interim Provost, RUSH University; Dean, College of Nursing

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

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

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

Vince Gattuso, MBA, Chief Financial Business Officer

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

Bethany Martell, MBA, Vice President, Research Operations and CRA

Stephanie Guzik, MBA, University Compliance Officer, Associate Vice President, Research Compliance, and Conflict of Interest

Linda Bond, MSN, Associate Vice President, Clinical Research and Regulatory Operations

Kristin Moody, MBA, Associate Vice President, Basic and Translational Science

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

John McClatchy, Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Jeff Oswald, DVM, Senior Director, Comparative Research Center

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

John Cobb, Director, IRB Administration

Jennifer Comerford, MA, Director of Interprofessional Continuing Education

Stephanie Crane, MD, Director of the Office of Global Health

Christopher Ferrigno, PhD, Interim Director, Human Anatomy Laboratory

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

Jill Gable, MBA, Director, Student Financial Aid

Jennifer Garcia, Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

Melita Isic, MBA, Director, University Affairs

Chrystal Johnston, MS, Director, Clinical Research Coordinators

Mary G. Keller, BSN, Director, Conflict of Interest

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

Kapula Patalinghug, MM, Director, Student Affairs

Dawn Paulsen, MS, Director, Clinical Regulatory Coordinator

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

Janet Shlaes, PhD, Director of the Center for Innovative & Lifelong Learning

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

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

Amarjit Virdi, PhD, Director, Office of Mentoring Programs

Corey Woods, MSN, Director, Clinical Research Nursing

 

RUSH University Medical Center Board of Directors

Matthew J. Boler

Karen Jaffee Cofsky

Ann Watson Cohn, EdD

Susan Crown

James W. DeYoung

Peter M. Ellis

Robert F. Finke

Sandra P. Guthman

David C. Habiger

Darrel H. Hackett

William J. Hagenah

Bradley J. Henderson

Francis O. Idehen Jr.

Kip Kirkpatrick

Kenneth H. M. Leet

Pamela Forbes Lieberman

Brian T. McCormack

Andrew J. Mills

Wayne L. Moore

William A. Mynatt Jr.

Sheila A. Penrose

Stephen N. Potter

Stephen R. Quazzo

Eric A. Reeves

Joan S. Rubschlager

John J. Sabl

Carole B. Segal

David H. B. Smith Jr.

Jennifer W. Steans

Joan E. Steel

Carl W. Stern

Paul W. Theiss

Shundrawn A. Thomas

Nicole J. Walker

Barbara Jil Wu, PhD

Sam Yagan

Ex Officio

Wendy Herb

John Segreti, MD

Robert A. Wislow
 

RUSH University Medical Center Leadership

Officers of the Board

Susan Crown, Chairman of the Board

Carl T Bergetz, JD, Interim Secretary

Officers of the Corporation

Omar B. Lateef, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer, RUSH University System for Health and RUSH University Medical Center

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

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

Carl T. Bergetz, JD, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, and General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Interim Secretary, The Trustees

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

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

Courtney Kammer, MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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

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

Jeff Gautney, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Murray Ancell, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Philanthropy

Christine Kennedy, RN, PhD, FAAN, Interim Provost & Vice President; Kellogg Dean, College of Nursing

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

Deval K. Daily, Vice President, Operational Excellence 

Shannon Driscoll, Vice President, RUMG Practice Operations

Christopher Gade, Vice President, Marketing and Engagement

Dale Grandlic, Vice President, Facilities Management

Rukiya C. Johnson, MBA, Vice President, Community Health Equity and Engagement

Kate H. Jones, Interim Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Strategic Planning

Kerem Korkmaz, Vice President, Patient Care Services

Shonda Morrow, Vice President, Patient Care Services

Philip N. Quick, Vice President, RUMG Access Center

Dino P. Rumoro, DO, MPH, 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

Mitchell Evans, Vice President, Chief Audit Officer, RUSH Internal Audit

Douglas O’Brien, Vice President, Public Policy, Government Relations

Bethany Martell, MBA, Vice President, Research Operations & CRA

Lisa Wagamon, President, RUSH Health

Sherri Boyle, Vice President, Corporate Finance & Financial Operations (starting July 5th)

Katherine Fishbein, JD, Assistant Secretary

Mariella Mercer, Assistant Treasurer