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Roger Schermerhorn Hunt

Roger Schermerhorn Hunt, American healthcare administrator.


  • Hunt, Roger Schermerhorn was born on March 7, 1943 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Charles Howland and Mildred Russell (Schermerhorn) Hunt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, DePauw University, 1965. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1968.


    • Administrative resident, Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia, 1966-1968;assistant administrator, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, 1968-1971;hospital director, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, 1971-1974;associate vice president, hospital administrator, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, 1974-1977;director, Indiana U. Hospitals, Indianapolis, 1977-1984;president, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1984-1990;president, Chief Executive Officer, Fontbonne Health System, Toronto, 1990-1992;senior vice president, Northwestern Healthcare Network, Chicago, 1993-1996;president, Chief Executive Officer, ViaHealth, Rochester, since 1996. Secretary-treasurer Delaware Valley Hospital Laundry, 1969-1977. Trustee National Benefit Fund of National Union Hospital and Health Care Employees, 1973-1977.

      Board directors Philadelphia Blood Center, 1972-1974. Chairman Alliance of Indianapolis Hospitals,1981. President United Hospital Services, 1979-1981.

      Associate professor hospital administration Indiana U. School Medicine, 1977-1984. Vice chairman Pennsylvania Emergency HealthServices Council, 1975-1977. President Chester County Emergency Medical Service Council, 1971-1977.


    President Wayne Area Junior Chamber of C., 1970-1971, state director, 1971-1972. Board director Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1998-1999. Fellow American College Healthcare Executive (regent for Indiana 1984, Illinois 1988-1990, Postgraduate training award 1968).

    Member American Hospital Association, Hospital Association of New York State (board director 1998-1999), Indiana Hospital Association (board director 1982-1984), Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (board directors 1986-1995), DePauw University Alumni Association (board director 1988-1994), Greater Rochester Metro C. of Chamber (board director 1998-1999), Communications Cancer Center (board director since 2002, chairman 2004-2006), Illinois Symphony Orchestra (board director since 2003), McLean C. of Chamber (board directors since 2005).


    • Married Mary Adams Libby, June 19, 1965. Children: Christina Markle, David.
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    Born March 7, 1943
    (age 74)