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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.


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.