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Iowa: Alumnus Named CEO of Rush Copley

University of Iowa College of Public Health alumnus Mr. John Diederich (93MA) has been named president and CEO of  Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois.

Mr. Diederich’s career with Rush Copley began in the late 1990s when he joined the hospital as a data coordinator. Since then, Rush Copley has grown from 750 to 2,600 employees and Mr. Diederich has changed titles nearly a dozen times, including in 2006 when he was named vice president and chief operating officer.

He also serves as chairman of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley and is past chairman of the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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