Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Yen has been chosen to serve on the West Suburban Medical Center Governing Board, according to a West Suburban Medical Center press release.

She joins board members state Rep. LaShawn Ford; Township Trustee Ade Onayemi; Ken Blair, MD; Makis Limperis, MD; Fredrick Tiesenga, MD; and Joseph Ottolino, CEO of West Suburban Medical Center.

“West Suburban Medical Center’s over 100-year history of bringing quality, patient-centered health care to Oak Park and the surrounding region underscores the tremendously positive impact a community hospital can have,” Yen said in the press release. “I am looking forward to working with my fellow board members and hospital administration to support West Suburban Medical Center’s mission and its continued leadership in bringing much-needed wellness services to our area.”

Yen holds a master’s degree in business from the University of Chicago, a master of arts from UC Berkeley, and a bachelor of arts from Princeton.

Tim Inklebarger

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