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Everett Ward Appointed to Board of Directors of Rush Oak Park Hospital

CHICAGO — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Everett Ward has been appointed to the board of directors of Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Rush Oak Park Hospital is a health care provider in the Oak Park and River Forest Community that aims to provide outstanding patient care, while shaping tomorrow's health system through clinical and technological innovation, research and education. The hospital opened in 1907, first partnered with Rush University Medical Center in 1997 and was acquired by RUMC in 2013.

Ward is a partner in the firm's Real Estate practice group and a resident of Oak Park. He is a member of the board of trustees of The Field Museum of Chicago and previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Oak Park Economic Development Corporation. Ward received his A.B. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

About Rush University System for Health
Rush University System for Health is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center (including Rush University), Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.