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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.


Bachelor, Illinois College, 1971;Master of Health Administration, University of 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 of directors Macomb Area Industrial Development, since 1985, Wesley Village, since 1988. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Macomb, 1987-1994, also past president. Chairman staff parish committee Wesley United Methodist Church, Mcomb, 1990-1992.

District chairman Medicine Lodge district Illowa county Boy Scouts American, since 1997. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member Illinois Hospital Association (past pres.region 1-B, board directors 1991-1995), Macomb Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1990-1994), Rotary (president-elect Macomb 1995-1996, president 1996-1997).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, golf, reading, computers, traveling.


Married Janet Sue Waddill, June 10, 1972. Children: Nathan John, Amanda Sue.