Leadership and Administration

Board of Governors

  • Robert A. Wislow, chair
  • Barbara Jil Wu, PhD, vice chair
  • Matthew F. Bergmann
  • Frederick M. Brown, Jr., DNP
  • Alyson Coates
  • Ann Watson Cohn, EdD
  • Lewis M. Collens
  • Bradley J. Henderson
  • Kenneth H. M. Leet
  • Richard E. Melcher, MD
  • Karl A. Palasz
  • John J. Sabl, JD
  • Juan Salgado
  • Carole Browe Segal
  • Carl W. Stern
  • Michael W. Urbut

Honorary Governors

  • William G. Brown
  • Cyrus F. Freidheim, Jr.
  • Marvin J. Herb
  • Abby McCormick O’Neil

Leadership

Larry Goodman, MD
Interim President
Interim Chief Academic Officer, Rush University System for Health

Christine M. Kennedy, PhD, RN, FAAN
Interim Provost and Vice President
Dean, College of Nursing

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

Cynthia Brincat, MD, PhD
Interim Dean, Rush Medical College

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

Susanna G. Chubinskaya, PhD
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs

David Katz, PhD, ABPP
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, and Chief Knowledge Officer

Gayle B. Ward, JD
Vice Provost, Student Affairs

Vince Gattuso
Chief Financial Business Officer

David A. Ansell, MD, MPH
Associate Provost, Clinical Affairs

Stephanie C. Guzik
University Compliance Officer, Rush University
Associate Vice President, Research Compliance and Conflict of Interest

Alan Landay, PhD
Assistant Provost, Team Science

Ryan Nagdeman
Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Brenda L. Weddington, MEd
Chief Enrollment Management Officer and University Registrar

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

John McClatchy
Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Mai Aly, MEd
Director, Records Registration

Jill Gable, MBA
Director, Financial Aid

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

Scott Thompson, MLIS, MSHA
Director, Library of Rush University Medical Center

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