New CEO named for UofI hospital in Chicago

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    CHICAGO (AP) – A senior adviser to University of Illinois President Robert Easter has been named CEO of the University of Illinois Hospital.

    The school said in a news release Monday that Avijit Ghosh has been appointed to the job pending approval Thursday from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. He would be in charge of the university hospital and clinics in Chicago and serve as the school’s associate vice president for hospital operations.

    Ghosh would start Aug. 16. His predecessor resigned to take a position at the University of Chicago.

    Ghosh was previously a business administration professor and dean of the College of Business at the Urbana-Champaign campus.


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