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Eugene A. Woods

Chief Executive Officer, Advocate Health
Independent Director since 2023

Eugene A. Woods, MBA, MHA, FACHE, age 59, is Chief Executive Officer, Advocate Health, one of the largest non-profit health systems in the country – created from the combination of Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health. The organization has nearly 155,000 teammates, serving over six million patients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Wisconsin and Illinois. Advocate Health also offers among the nation’s largest graduate medical education programs, with over 2,000 residents and fellows.

Mr. Woods has 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, including serving as past chair of the American Hospital Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. For his dedication to health equity, he has been recognized multiple times by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Last year, Mr. Woods received the National Center for Healthcare Leadership’s Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award. He also has been recognized as a top industry leader by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Becker’s Healthcare, the Charlotte Business Journal, Axios, Business North Carolina and the National Association of Health Service Executives.

Mr. Woods holds three degrees from Pennsylvania State University and was named an ‘Alumni of the Year’ by his alma mater.

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