CDH Names Vice President, Human Resources
WINFIELD, Ill., February 24, 2010 – Richard B. “Rick” Davis, J.D., 59, of Wheaton, has been appointed vice president of human resources at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. Prior to joining CDH, Rick held positions including the chief human resources officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical System, VP of human resources at GN Resound North America (a global medical device company), and VP of compensation, benefits and HR systems for MedPartners/Caremark.
Davis assumed the role January 25 and he immediately has begun to work with management to develop annual and long-term strategic HR plans that address key components of training: compensation, benefits, hiring and recruitment. Presently, CDH has more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees between the hospital, CNS Home Health & Hospice, six convenient care centers and various laboratory services. This does not include the non-employed medical staff of more than 800 physicians.
Davis has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth and a law degree from Capital University Law School. He is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE); Chicago Health Executives Forum (CHEF); Chicago Compensation Association (CCA); Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM); and Human Resource Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC).
A resident of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn for 26 years, Davis is a Board Member of ANIMA Children’s Chorus of Greater Chicagoland and has coached Glen Ellyn Park District baseball and softball and St. Petronille School track & field.
He and his wife, Linda, have four children and have been active on the St. Petronille School Board and Parents Association. They are members of St. Petronille’s Catholic Church in Glen Ellyn.
About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology and one of the busiest surgical centers in Illinois.
For the last three consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. Similarly, U.S. News & World Report has included CDH on their list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category each year since 2007.
The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4CDH (4234)/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.