Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing


Roger A. Russell named chief financial officer for Loyola’s Health Sciences Division

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Roger A. Russell has been named chief financial officer for Loyola University Chicago’s Health Sciences Division. Russell will oversee all financial efforts for the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and Health Sciences Research Graduate School.

“With a record of excellence in a wide range of professional endeavors and an understanding of our mission, I know Roger will add a dynamic and progressive presence to our already strong leadership team,” said Richard L. Gamelli, MD, FACS, senior vice president and provost of Health Sciences at Loyola.

Russell returns to the university after spending two years with Cadence Health where he supported and implemented the full use of the electronic medical record system, Epic, throughout the system.

Prior to that he worked at Loyola University Medical Center where he held roles within the finance and administrative systems including overseeing payroll, budgeting, cost accounting and working with Epic.

Russell earned his master’s degree in business administration from Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business.

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