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Lou Mastro '76 Named President of Suburban Chicago Hospital

June 1, 2013

Mary Lou (“Lou”) Mastro, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, has been named president of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare in suburban Chicago.  She has been serving as president of Linden Oaks at Edward, a 108-bed behavioral health hospital in Naperville with outpatient locations in Naperville, Plainfield, St. Charles, Woodridge and Yorkville. She'll assume her new duties effective July 1.

Mastro will oversee one of the larger health systems in Illinois, created when a merger between Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial is finalized. Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare will have revenues of more than $1 billion, nearly 7,700 employees, 1,700 physicians on staff and more than 50 locations in Chicago’s west and southwest suburbs.

“Lou has been an inspirational leader at Edward and Linden Oaks since she joined us in 1988,” says system CEO Pam Davis.  “She has been instrumental to Edward’s success and brings more than 35 years of hospital leadership experience to Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare in operations, planning, licensure and regulatory compliance, public policy and advocacy, physician relations, new business development, and the patient ectower duskcare experience.  She has had tremendous success developing Linden Oaks into one of the pre-eminent behavioral health providers in Illinois.”

Mary Lou (Bonnamy) Mastro was a nursing major at DePauw.

Her appointment is noted at the Chicago Tribune's website.

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