Rome Memorial Hospital Executive Team


    David W. Lundquist, President/Chief Executive Officer
    For nearly 25 years, Mr. Lundquist served as CEO of hospitals in Oklahoma, New Jersey, and most recently at the Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley in Kingston, NY, where he navigated three hospitals and two residential centers through a successful affiliation and system integration. In his early career, he developed his healthcare experience as a management engineer and a director of employee relations before transitioning into administration. Dave earned his bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering at the University of Oklahoma and a master of business administration degree from Oklahoma City University.
     Andrew Bushnell, MD 
    Andrew Bushnell, M.D., MBA Vice President/Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Bushnell, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, completed his residency at SUNY Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, and earned his master's degree in business administration. Dr. Bushnell joined Rome Memorial Hospital as medical director of its Emergency Department in 2012 and continues to serve in that role.

    Dewey R. Rowlands, Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Rowlands received his bachelor’s degree from Utica College. He joined the hospital’s staff as its Chief Financial Officer in 2014 bringing with him more than 32 years of experience in healthcare finance.  

    Teresa Bell, R.N., Vice President Clinical Services

    A graduate of the Marcy Psychiatric Hospital School of Nursing, Ms. Bell earned her bachelor of science degree in health care administration from Kennedy-Western University. She started her career at Rome Memorial Hospital in 1975 as a medical/surgical staff nurse. Moving up through the nursing ranks, she was promoted to director of Director Medical/Surgical/Pediatric Nursing Services in 1994 and assumed additional responsibility for Maternity Services in 2001. In 2009, she was promoted to assistant vice president of nursing.  She was promoted to Vice President/Clinical Services in 2019.

    Cassie Evans Winter, Vice President Communications/Marketing

    Mrs. Winter received her bachelor's degree in sociology from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas. A former reporter, she joined the hospital’s staff in 1998 as the public relations manager. She was promoted to public relations director in 2002 and named Assistant Vice President Communications/Marketing in 2006. In 2012, she was promoted to Vice President Communications/Marketing.  

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    Regina Chambers, Vice President Human Resources

    Mrs. Chambers earned her bachelor’s of art degree in healthcare administration from Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va. She joined the hospital’s staff in 1995 and was promoted from Director of Personnel to Assistant Vice President of Human Resources in 2007 and named Vice President in 2013.

    David Jabs, Vice President of Support Services

    Mr. Jabs earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Marist College in Poughkeepsie. He joined the hospital as Vice President of Support Services in 2016 bringing with him more than 30 years of experience in hospital engineering services. 

     Gouse  Manon Gouse, Vice President/Chief Quality Officer 

    Mrs. Gouse received her bachelor of science degree in hearing and speech sciences and her master of science degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  She is pursuing a master's degree in health care administration through Utica College. She joined the hospital's staff in 2007 as a speech-language pathologist and was promoted to Vice President/Chief Quality Officer in 2017. 
     Atkinson   Rosemel Atkinson, Vice President of Physician Practices  

    Mrs. Atkinson has served as practice administrator for Rome Medical Group, the city’s largest primary care physician office, for over 20 years. Additionally, she oversees Camden Family Care, Boonville Family Care and Rome’s Delta Medical primary care offices. She was named Vice President of Physician Practices in 2016.

     Anthony Joseph 
    Anthony Joseph, Senior Services Administrator
     Mr. Joseph is a licensed nursing home administrator who earned his bachelor’s degree from Utica College, plus a master’s of social work and a master’s of public administration from Syracuse University. He retired in 2016 as vice president of long term care services at Samaritan Health Systems in Watertown. Prior to that, Joseph was administrator of the Presbyterian Home in New Hartford and the Oneida Healthcare Center Extended Care Facility, director/CEO of the Madison County Office for the Aging, and administrator/CEO of Mohawk Valley Nursing Home in Ilion. He also served as administrator at Rome Memorial Hospital’s RHCF from 1995-97.
      King, P   Patricia King, R.N., B.S., C.C.M., C.D.M.S., Assistant Vice President Continuum of Care  

    Ms. King received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the State University of New York College of Technology. She joined Rome Memorial Hospital as its Director of Continuum of Care in 2014 bringing with her more than 35 years of Nursing Case Management leadership. She was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Continuum of Care in 2015.
     Williams   Karen Williams, Director of Physician Services   

    Mrs. Williams received her bachelor's degree of Professional Science in Health Services Management from SUNY College of Technology, Utica, NY. She is a Certified Professional in Medical Services Management (CPMSM) and Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS). She joined the hospital in 1992 and was promoted to Director of Physician Services in 2011.