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Paola Pescara

Vice President, Strategic Growth

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL)

Paola R. Pescara is Vice President for Strategic Growth at Rush University Medical Center and Rush System for Health, providing leadership over business development and strategic partnerships, the physician liaison program, patient special services and international health services.  Prior to joining Rush in 2003, she held business and referral development roles with SSM Health and Shirley Ryan Ability Lab.  Paola is on faculty with Rush University in the College of Health Sciences and received her BS in Applied Life Studies, Health Planning and Administration, from the University of Illinois.