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New CEO named for U of I hospital

Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

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.

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