leadership and administration

board of governors

  • carole browe segal, chair
  • robert a. wislow, vice chair
  • frederick m. brown, jr., dnp
  • ann watson cohn, edd
  • lewis m. collens
  • ayaat dahleh
  • sherine e. gabriel, md (ex officio)
  • marcie b. hemmelstein
  • richard e. melcher, md
  • karl a. palasz
  • john j. sabl, jd
  • juan salgado
  • carl w. stern
  • michael w. urbut
  • barbara jil wu, phd

honorary governors

  • william g. brown
  • cyrus f. freidheim, jr.
  • marvin j. herb
  • abby mccormick o’neil
  • michael simpson


sherine e. gabriel, md, msc
chief academic officer, rush university system for health

susan l. freeman, md, ms
senior vice president, rush university system for health

andrew bean, phd
dean, graduate college
interim vice provost, research

badrinath r. konety, md, mba, mbbs
dean, rush medical college

charlotte b. royeen, phd
dean, college of health sciences

barbara swanson, phd, rn, faan, acrn
acting dean, college of nursing

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

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

rebecca darmoc
director, marketing

jill gable, mba
director, financial aid

chris kanakis
director, university facilities

michael j. kremer, phd
co-director, rush center for clinical skills and simulation

michelle sergel, md
co-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