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Stephen Rodger Hopper

Stephen Rodger Hopper, American hospital administrator.


  • Hopper, Stephen Rodger was born on August 28, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Rodger Patterson and Dorothy Ann (Newberg) Hopper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Illinois College, 1971. Master of Health Administration, University Minnesota, 1974.


    • Administrative resident Rochester (Minnesota) Methodist Hospital, 1973-1974. Director support services Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1974-1978. Assistant administrator Trinity Memorial Hospital, Cudahy, Wisconsin, 1978-1983, senior vice president medical services, 1983-1984.

      President, chief executive officer McDonough District Hospital, Macomb, Illinois, since 1985. Board directors Midamerica National Bank, Canton, Illinois, Chairman board, 2004-2006. Board directors VHA Mid-American, since 2007.


    Board directors Macomb Area Industrial Development, since 1985, Wesley Village, since 2007. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member Illinois Hospital Association (past president region 1-B, board directors 1992-1995, member venture corporation board since 1999), Macomb C. of Chamber (board directors 1990-1994), Rotary (president-elect Macomb 1995-1996, president 1996-1997, assistant district governor 2000-2003).



    Golf, reading, computers, travel.


    • Married Janet Sue Waddill, June 10, 1972. Children: Nathan John, Amanda Sue.
    • father: Rodger Patterson Hopper
    • mother: Dorothy Ann (Newberg) Hopper
    • spouse: Janet Sue Waddill
    • children: Nathan John Hopper
    • Amanda Sue Hopper
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    Born August 28, 1949
    (age 68)