Administrative Team

President, James T. Frankenbach

James T. Frankenbach was named President of Rush North Shore Medical Center in late 2004. Mr. Frankenbach was senior vice president of corporate and hospital affairs at Rush University Medical Center from 1995 to November, 2004. While at Rush University Medical Center, Frankenbach was instrumental in supporting the medical center’s push for Magnet Nursing status for excellence in nursing care and for achieving Rush’s highest scores from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. He also played a significant role in developing Rush’s Health Systems Management Program, which is a Master’s of Science program that develops healthcare management professionals. Mr. Frankenbach returns to Rush North Shore Medical Center where he was president from 1990 to 1995.

Operations, Acting Vice President - Rich Casey
Legal Affairs, Vice President - Ann Ford
Chief Information Officer - Kerry Kerlin
Patient Care Services, Vice President - Roslyn Lennon
Finance, Vice President - Greg Pagliuzza
Medical Affairs, Vice President - Samuel M. Parnass, MD
Chief Medical Officer - Michael Raymond, MD

Board of Directors

Beverley J. Kroll, Chairman, Board of Trustees

Kroll is an internationally renowned behavioral scientist in consumer product testing and is President and co-founder of the Chicago-based Peryam & Kroll Research Corporation. Active in community service, Kroll is a board member for the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and National-Louis University, on the Women’s Council for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and a member of the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce. Kroll resides in Highland Park.

Officers of Board of Trustees
Beverley J. Kroll, President
Richard A. Sharfstein, Chairman, Executive Committee
E. David Coolidge III, Vice Chairman
Donald P. Perille, Vice Chairman
Andy Mills, Secretary
Howard L. Stone, Treasurer
James T. Frankenbach, President

Earl B. Abramson
Leonard Berlin, MD
Peter W. Butler
Jim Coleman
James W. DeYoung
Lawrence E. Gilford
Ike Hong
Nancy L. Kaszak
William Meltzer, MD
Michael A. Oberman
Richard J. Pappas
Samuel Parnass, MD
Harvey Pyes
Renee S. Reich, MD
Sandra Scheinbaum, PhD, Women's Board President
Jonathan Somers, MD, Medical Staff President

Department Chairman
Anesthesiology: Samuel Parnass, MD
Emergency Medicine: Joseph L. LaMothe, MD
Medicine: Lawrence F. Layfer, MD
Obstetrics/Gynecology: Edward Linn MD
Pathology: Renee S. Reich, MD
Pediatrics: Bernard Hankin, MD
Psychiatry: Robert Shulman, MD
Radiology: Leonard Berlin, MD
Surgery: Jose M. Velasco, MD