Board of Directors, Physician Group
Paul Merrick, MD, Chief Physician Executive and Co-Chairman
Duly Health and Care Physician Organization
Dr. Paul Merrick, a board-certified and renowned urologist, serves as the Co-Chairman of the Board and Chief Physician Executive of Duly Health and Care, the largest independent, multi-specialty group in Illinois.
In his role, Dr. Merrick leads the Board and physicians in their goal of making healthcare better for patients and communities by offering high-quality and compassionate care. He ensures that Duly’s physician-driven approach continues to lead to exceptional physician engagement and improved patient outcomes.
As a leader critical to the organization’s success, Dr. Merrick has played an important role in Duly’s growth during the last decade.
Understanding the importance of giving back, Dr. Merrick also helped establish the organization’s charitable foundation, the Duly Health and Care Charitable Fund, which supports and grants funding to more than 30 Chicagoland nonprofit organizations that provide access to food, affordable housing and healthcare/wellness services to those in need.
He has been in practice since 1994, was a founding physician when Duly Health and Care started as DuPage Medical Group in 1999 and has been leading the physician organization since 2009. He previously served as chairman of the Urology department for 13 years; he also served as Treasurer and remains a member of the Board of Directors.
Dr. Merrick earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident of urology.
Christina E. Bratis, MD, President
Dr. Christina Bratis, a hospitalist board-certified in internal medicine, serves as President of the Board of the Duly Health and Care physician organization.
Dr. Bratis joined Duly Health and Care in August 2009. As a leader, she is known for being calm and fair and is recognized for her focus on understanding the perspective of others.
She is passionate about healthcare because of the irrefutable impact it has on her patients and their communities, forming the foundation of a happy and productive life.
She earned her medical degree in 2005 from Rush Medical College, completed her residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and served an additional year there as chief resident in internal medicine. She is affiliated with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.
Dr. Bratis loves connecting with her family and friends in her free time. She enjoys food, travel, the outdoors and running. Within the community, she played an instrumental role as the Clinical Leader of the McCormick Place Alternate Care Facility, the first local field facility built to address the city of Chicago and state of Illinois’ COVID-19 response. The most rewarding accomplishment of Dr. Bratis’ career thus far has been being able to develop connections with her patients, working to earn their trust as she cares for them through the often vulnerable and stressful experience of being in the hospital.
Juliet Fallah, MD, Vice President
Dr. Juliet Fallah, board-certified in radiology, serves on Duly Health and Care’s radiology team and is the radiation safety officer of Duly Health and Care. She developed policies and implemented protocols for Duly Health and Care patients to minimize and track imaging radiation exposure. In her leadership role, Dr. Fallah upholds inclusiveness, creativity and inspiration when empowering others.
Dr. Fallah has been practicing at Duly Health and Care for several years, following her work at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital where she developed the PET/CT program as well as the CT angiography program.
She is passionate about healthcare because she loves having the chance to truly help people.
She completed her fellowship training in chest imaging at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Dr. Fallah is an avid reader and firm supporter of the arts. She also enjoys traveling and is constantly in awe of her two children. Within the community, she fundraises for Medglobal International and has mentored many students in their journeys into the medical field. The most rewarding accomplishments of Dr. Fallah’s career thus far have been spearheading the PET/CT oncologic imaging program at Duly Health and Care, launching our screening low dose chest CT program and implementing our program to provide the lowest radiation dose possible during imaging procedures.
- Recognized in International Women’s Forum 2018, 2019
Shilpa Reddy Cherukupally, MD, Treasurer
Dr. Shilpa Reddy Cherukupally, board-certified otolaryngologist, has more than 15 years of experience within her specialty. Her medical interests include: minimally invasive sinus surgery, in-office balloon sinuplasty, sinus surgery in adults and children, treatment of nasal obstruction and snoring in adults and children as well as pediatric otolaryngology conditions. In her leadership role, Dr. Cherukupally upholds communication, collaboration and empathy when empowering others. Practicing at Duly Health and Care since August 2005, she previously served as director of pediatric otolaryngology at Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital as well as the assistant professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Cornell Medical School.
Dr. Cherukupally is passionate about healthcare because she cherishes how the medical field is an outlet to meaningfully improve people’s daily lives.
She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1997. She completed her residency through Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and completed her fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cherukupally is affiliated with Edward Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.
Dr. Cherukupally enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling and indulging in various cuisines as an avid foodie. Additionally, she has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and ran the Chicago Marathon. Within the community, she has participated in humanitarian missions with non-profit organization, “Medical Missions for Children.” The most rewarding accomplishment of Dr. Cherukupally’s career thus far has been winning the CUE award for teaching at Harvard.
- Named one of Castle Connolly’s ‘Top Doctors’ in 2019
- Named one of Castle Connolly’s ‘Top Doctors’ in 2017
David Dungan, MD, Secretary
Dr. David Dungan, board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics, is an experienced internist and pediatrician who specializes in high quality personalized healthcare for all ages. In his leadership role, Dr. Dungan upholds active listening, consensus building, and integrity. He takes this same approach to the delivery of care of his patients.
His special areas of clinical interest are cholesterol, hypertension, nutrition and diabetes, including obesity prevention and lifestyle medicine.
Dr. Dungan joined Duly Health and Care in 2000; outside of his medical practice, he chairs the Quality Assurance and Utilization Management Committee of Duly Health and Care. In addition, he serves as board chair for FORWARD (Finding Opportunities that Result in Wellness for All Residents of DuPage), a 501c3 charitable organization which is dedicated to building community-based systems to counter the growing problem of chronic disease and health disparities. Also, Dr. Dungan has been awarded as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He is passionate about healthcare because of the overall experience demonstrated between patients and providers; there is an ability for patients to generate self-improvement.
He received his medical degree in 1988 from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. Dr. Dungan completed his combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center/Foster McGaw Hospital in 1992. He is affiliated with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.
Dr. Dungan is the proud father of triplets, who are now young adults. As a champion of healthy lifestyle habits, he enjoys culinary medicine as well as the arts and recreational sports. Within the community, he has served on various hospital committees, has been a speaker for new mom/baby classes and donated his time to community organizations. He and his wife are active supporters and fundraisers for Misericordia, because of their belief in the way this organization has helped their daughter and many others with intellectual disabilities thrive. He also has coached youth baseball, volunteered with his parish’s health team and served periodically as a community instructor for clinical medical residents and advanced nursing students. Currently, Dr. Dungan represents Duly on the DuPage Health Coalition, a consortium of health care providers committed to providing access to healthcare for residents of DuPage County. The most rewarding accomplishment of his career thus far has been learning that his two sons have chosen medicine as careers; he hopes their decisions to enter this field were reflective of his own care philosophy that he strives to implement daily to his patients.
Eva R. Chatman, MD
Dr. Eva Chatman, a board-certified physician in Family Practice, serves on the clinical board at Duly Health and Care. She joined Duly in 2018 as a primary care physician with an ethos of putting patients first. Dr. Chatman’s work with Duly has included membership on several committees including serving as a founding member and joint chair of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion committee where she worked to establish a transfer pipeline for underserved and underrepresented college students to understaffed roles within Duly Health and Care’s medical and business units.
Dr. Chatman is an engaged physician leader with a care philosophy of open dialogue and collaboration with her patients. In her role on the physician board of Duly, Dr. Chatman champions physician and patient advocacy, medical best practices, transparency, and active engagement with patients, colleagues, and corporate partners.
Upon completion of her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2011, Dr. Chatman completed her residency at Saint Louis University in collaboration with Scott Airforce Base in Belleville, IL. Prior to joining Duly, Dr. Chatman served 10 years as a physician in the United States Airforce while earning the rank of Major. As a decorated officer, Dr. Chatman enhanced her leadership skills, including serving as Surgeon General of the 20th Medical Group. During her time in active duty, Dr. Chatman deployed overseas to a combat zone as lead physician and commanding medical officer in one of the busiest medical regions in Africa.
Dr. Chatman is family orientated and cherishes her time with her husband, and three children. She enjoys spending time in northern Wisconsin during the summer and regular travel to Dallas visiting her family. One of her strongest passions is the work that she does with young people through mentorship, guiding those who lack the resources and connections to professional opportunities in the medical field.
Notable achievements include the Air Force Commendation Medal and Meritorious Service Medal.
Thomas Gallagher, MD
Dr. Thomas Gallagher, a board-certified internal medicine physician, serves on the clinical board at Duly Health and Care. He was one of the founding members of DuPage Medical Group In 1999 and has practiced in the Hinsdale area throughout his career which began in 1992. He has thoroughly enjoyed forming long-term relationships with patients over his 30 years of practice and has cared for multiple generations of patients from the same families.
Dr. Gallagher has been a site leader at the Hinsdale Clay Street location since 2009. He was also the department of medicine chairman from 2014 until 2017. He has served on numerous committees over the years, including the EMR and Charitable Fund committees. In 2017, Dr. Gallagher stepped away from leadership roles and pursued a master’s degree in clinical informatics at Northwestern. He completed the degree in 2020 and became board-certified in informatics in 2021. He is hoping to use the knowledge he has gained to help physicians, staff and patients more efficiently use the electronic tools available to improve the quality of care for patients and lessen the stress of providing this care for providers.
Over the last 27 years, he has relished watching his children grow from adorable, spirited children into successful, self-assured adults. He feels they are a joy to spend time with just as much now as when they were little, though that together time gets a little harder to find given they live in 3 separate cities. His wife has been a pillar of stability for the family with her unparalleled emotional intelligence and warmth making everyone around her a better person.
Dr. Gallagher graduated from the University of Michigan and then attended the University of Chicago for medical school. After finishing a residency at Northwestern, he joined a small, four physician medical practice in Hinsdale. These physicians ultimately became founding members of DuPage Medical Group.
Jean Houlihan, MD
Dr. Jean Houlihan, board-certified in internal medicine, serves on the clinical board at Duly Health and Care. In her leadership role, she upholds active listening, effective communication and open-mindedness. Using these qualities, she works to“see the big picture” and evaluate all sides of an issue when working toward a solution.
As a physician, Dr. Houlihan strives to partner with her patients, helping them manage a healthy lifestyle. Her clinical interests include women’s health, preventive care, cardiac health and cholesterol management.
She has been practicing in DuPage County since 1995 and has served on Duly’s leadership team since 2015. Dr. Houlihan is passionate about healthcare because it allows her to actively educate and engage patients while striving to provide accessible care for all.
Dr. Houlihan received her degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. At Rush Medical College, she was awarded the Ramsey/Ramsey Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Leadership Qualities. She also received a Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award of the American Women’s Association for graduating first in her class as a female student and a Nathan M. Freer Prize for being voted by faculty as an outstanding senior medical student. While completing her internship and residency at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, she received a Robert E. Slayton Prize for Special Competence, Sensitivity and Compassion in Medical Oncology and a Department of Internal Medicine Award for Excellent Work as a Resident. Furthermore, Dr. Houlihan is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Houlihan enjoys bonding with her large, close family in addition to biking, hiking, skiing, playing golf, traveling and practicing yoga. She also loves animals. Within the community, she volunteers on the Duly Health and Care Charitable Fund advisory board. The most rewarding accomplishments of Dr. Houlihan’s career thus far have been taking care of her wonderful patients and being part of Duly’s leadership team.
Abdul Sankari, MD, MBA, FACC, FCCP
Dr. Abdul Sankari is board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine. He joined Duly Health and Care in 2016 after serving nearly 15 years as a practicing physician with Heartland Cardiovascular where he held numerous leadership roles, including group president.
Dr. Sankari’s expertise includes 24-Hour Holter Monitoring, 30-Day Event Monitoring, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Testing, Complex Coronary Interventions, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Stent Placement, Diagnostic Testing, EKG Stress Testing, Echocardiographic Stress Testing, Left Heart Catheterization, Lower Extremity Angiography, Nuclear Technology Program, Peripheral Interventions, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Pharmacologic Stress Testing and Right Heart Catheterization.
Dr. Sankari embraces a care philosophy of treating his patients as family.
He received his Medical Degree from the University of Aleppo, Syria, where he earned the First Rank in the Graduation Exam at the University of Aleppo. Dr. Sankari completed his internship and his residency at the University of Illinois, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, where he was the Chief Medical Resident. He also completed a fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, where he was the Chief Cardiology Fellow. Dr. Sankari completed a Critical Care Fellowship at Emory University.
He is the recipient of the Maimonides Award for Humanism and the Teacher of the Year Award from the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians. He is an Associate Member of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Sankari serves as the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox. He is the past President of the Heartland Education and Research Foundation. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.
Mia A. Taormina, DO, FACOI
Dr. Mia Taormina, board-certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine with Hospital Medicine focus, serves on the clinical board at Duly Health and Care. Dr. Taormina has been a part of Duly Health and Care since 2012 and has served in various leadership roles including as Chair of the Department of Infectious Disease and her leadership has been highlighted during organizational COVID response. Largely because of her contributions to Duly Health and Care throughout the pandemic, Dr. Taormina has been named one of Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors in Infectious Disease annually and was named Physician of the Year here at Duly in 2020. She was also named one of Crain’s 2021 Notable Health Care Heroes.
Detroit area born and raised, Dr. Taormina graduated from Michigan State University — College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 where she graduated with honors and served as President of the Student Government. She completed an Internal Medicine residency in 2007 and Infectious Disease Fellowship in 2009 at Beumont Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI where her leadership skills were further utilized in her roles as Chief Intern and Chief Resident during her training. Dr. Taormina recently received the honor of giving the Keynote Address at her alma mater at the convocation of osteopathic medical school graduates at Michigan State University in 2022.
Dr. Taormina’s clinical interests lie in the care for diverse patient populations, especially those with clinical HIV/AIDS or at high risk for severe complications of community disease transmission, complicated skin/soft tissue/bone and joint infections, preventative health, and general infectious disease medicine. She emphasizes a doctor-patient relationship that allows for patients to make informed decisions regarding their care and her office welcomes individuals of all race, sexual, and gender minorities. Her expertise has also been welcomed in many aspects of operational employee health and risk management, writing and evaluating many policies and procedures to promote the health and safety of patients, providers, and staff. Focusing on a goal of judicious use of antimicrobials, Dr. Taormina has also served as Co-Chair of Medical Utilization Management and Antibiotic Stewardship Committees at local hospitals. She was awarded the AMITA Health Value Award for Stewardship in 2019.
As a rising leader in the American College of Osteopathic Internists, Dr. Taormina has served as Co-Chair of the Infectious Disease Subsection and moderator for numerous annual conferences and conventions. Her passion for public speaking and teaching is not only exemplified by her many speaking engagements on national and international stages, but she has also been an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Midwestern University — Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, IL since 2011. Her commitment to medical education has earned her awards for Outstanding Basic Science Professor in 2018 and Outstanding Commitment to Inclusiveness in 2021. Dr. Taormina is no stranger to advocating for public health, presenting as a sound scientific voice on WBEZ Chicago’s RESET with weekly infection control podcast updates live on air.
When not busy practicing medicine, teaching, or working closely with administrative colleagues at Duly Health and Care, Dr. Taormina is the proud single mother to her daughter Stella. She enjoys competitive distance running and triathlons and is a 2x Ironman and 4x Olympic distance national qualifying triathlete. Dr. Taormina is not one to back down when asked to rise to any occasion that challenges her growth physically, academically, or in leadership roles and looks forward to further serving our organization.
Senior Management Team
Tami Reller, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman
Tami Reller serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman at Duly Health and Care. Tami leads clinic operations, management insights and solutions, finance and information and technology for the organization.
Tami brings more than 20 years of experience in finance, technology, growth, operations, marketing and consumer experience. Most recently, Tami served as the Chief Marketing, Digital and Experience Officer at UnitedHealthcare. Prior to this role, she served in several leadership roles within Optum, including CFO, marketing, innovation and growth. She also had a successful 13-year career at Microsoft.
She received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from University of Minnesota, Moorhead and a master’s in business administration from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. Additionally, Tami serves on the boards of technology companies, SPS Commerce and Avalara.
This role excites Tami because it puts her closer to patient care and modernizing the experience for consumers in interesting and inventive ways.
John Porcelli, MD, President of Clinical Operations
Dr. John Porcelli, board-certified in critical care, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine, serves as President of Clinical Operations at Duly Health and Care.
He works closely with the Duly leadership team to direct and improve all aspects of patient care, ensure continuous physician engagement and drive growth initiatives for the organization.
In his leadership role, Dr. Porcelli upholds humility, passion and commitment while he leads physicians in problem-solving and developing solutions for achieving higher quality, lower cost outpatient care. He also works to assure physicians have influence and opportunity in how they practice medicine.
In practice at Duly Health and Care since 2004 and appointed president in 2019, he previously served as treasurer and member of the Duly Board of Directors, chairman of Duly’s critical care, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine department, medical director of an intensive care unit at a local hospital and leader at several internal and external committees. As a full-time practicing physician, he brings extensive experience in treating lung cancer, COPD, acute lung injury, adult asthma, sleep disorders and sepsis.
Dr. Porcelli is passionate about healthcare because he finds the teamwork approach between physicians and patients gratifying.
He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Rush University Medical Center and later completed fellowship training in critical care, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, where he also served as chief fellow.
Dr. Porcelli enjoys spending time with his wife and six children and attending sporting events. Within the community, he actively participates in fundraising opportunities, volunteers with local charities and mentors college students who are interested in pursuing medical professions. The most rewarding accomplishment of Dr. Porcelli’s career thus far has been having the opportunity to serve patients as a Duly Health and Care physician.
- DMG Physician of the Year in 2017
- DMG Specialist of the Year in 2010
Donna Cooper, Chief Operating Officer
Donna Cooper serves as Chief Operating Officer of Duly Health and Care. In her leadership role, she upholds integrity, humility and resilience while empowering others.
She partners collaboratively with physicians and leaders throughout the organization to ensure an exceptional patient experience while guiding strategic growth, new service lines and improving efficiencies across all Duly Health and Care operations sites.
Donna joined Duly in 2018 with more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience, most recently serving as chief operating officer of Advocate Medical Group (AMG). In a previous role, she served as president of Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic where she directed various healthcare business operations on all levels.
Prior to her tenure with Advocate, Donna worked as the chief financial officer and then CEO of Physicians Clinic of Iowa. She also previously held positions at a managed care company where she negotiated payer, vendor and Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO) contracts.
Getting up every morning knowing she works in an industry that centers upon making a difference and improving lives, ignites Donna’s passion for her work. This reminder balances her business knowledge and expertise within an industry focused on health and healing.
Donna is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she received both her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and master’s degrees in Health Administration.
Donna enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, family and friends. As a fitness enthusiast, she also treasures time keeping up with her own health, running 35 – 40 miles per week. Within the community, Donna is active in her local school district and volunteers with the American Heart Association, in addition to local food pantries. The most rewarding accomplishment of her career thus far has been having the opportunity to be part of the Duly Health and Care leadership team during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donna has appreciated closely collaborating with fellow Duly team members to ensure all patients, physicians and associates remained safe and informed during this unprecedented time.
- Recognized as one of Chicago United’s ‘Business Leaders of Color’ in 2013
- Nominated Cedar Rapids ‘Forty Under 40’ in 2006
Andrea Hurteau, Chief Value Services Officer
Andrea Hurteau serves as Chief Value Services Officer for Duly Health and Care. In her leadership role, she upholds a purpose-driven and results-focused mindset while collaborating with physicians, leaders and payor partners.
In addition to building and managing payor partnerships, Andrea leads Duly Health and Care’s value-based care strategy and program management which includes value-based analytics, care management and population health management. Andrea also oversees several functions within Duly that support clinical operations, including payor contracting and revenue cycle management. In addition, Andrea directs operations for the organization’s payor-delegated functions, including credentialing, utilization management and claims payment.
Andrea joined Duly in 2017 and has nearly 25 years of specialized healthcare experience focused on the strategic management of risk-based contracts and population health operations for health plans and provider groups. Throughout her career, Andrea has held multiple executive management and business development leadership positions at various health plans, health systems and medical groups.
Andrea’s passion for healthcare is driven by her pursuit to provide exceptional value to patients, physicians and payors by achieving the “Quadruple Aim”.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing science from Queen’s University in Canada and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
When time allows, she enjoys traveling, skiing and spending time with her family. The most rewarding accomplishment of Andrea’s career thus far has been having the honor to work for Duly Health and Care where she can build capabilities that drive healthcare value for patients and help deliver the best health outcomes.
Donald Hoscheit, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Donald Hoscheit, board-certified gastroenterologist, serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Duly Health and Care. In his leadership role, he upholds integrity, humility and accountability while empowering others. He further demonstrates communication and empathy as a physician.
He has been in practice at Duly for more than 30 years and has held many leadership roles within and outside the organization. In addition to serving as chief medical officer, he serves as a member of the Duly Health and Care’s Board of Directors and as a leader on several of Duly’s internal committees. He also serves on the Physician’s Leadership Council and Credentials Committee at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and the finance committee at his church.
Dr. Hoscheit practices gastroenterology full-time, specializing in diseases and disorders of the digestive tract, endoscopic surgery, colon cancer detection and screening, colitis, Crohn’s disease and peptic ulcer disease.
He is passionate about healthcare and believes it is an honor and privilege to be trusted by someone to provide their care.
He earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in clinical gastroenterology at the Loyola University Medical Center. He is a fellow of both the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
Dr. Hoscheit enjoys spending time with his family and practicing his faith; both activities challenge him every day. When time allows, he also likes to read, travel, hike and cycle. Within the community, he has served on hospital and medical society boards. The most rewarding accomplishment of his career thus far has been seeing his gastroenterology department grow from a group of four to a group of over 30 excellent caring providers. He is proud he can have a role in Duly’s growth and work alongside and learn from compassionate, dedicated physicians and administrative leaders.
- Elected as a fellow of the ACG and AGA
Chris Nash, Chief Technology Officer
Chris Nash was named CTO of Duly Health and Care, one of the largest independent, multi-specialty physician-directed medical group in the nation, where Chris leads a team of nearly 200 technologists and engineers.
Prior to joining Duly Health and Care, Chris served as CIO of Adtalem Global Education where he helped transform Adtalem into a leading educator of doctors, nurses, and veterinarians. In 2019, Nash was awarded Chicago CIO of the Year for Large Enterprises.
Chris has held numerous management and executive positions with a variety of technology organizations from Kraft Foods and Millward Brown to Shorr Packaging. His technology experience spans across digital transformation, eCommerce, data analytics, AI, cloud migration, and more.
Chris earned his MBA from Northwestern University and Bachelors from Beloit College. He is a native Chicago, enjoys to golf and travel, and lives in Hinsdale with his wife Julie and his 2 daughters.
Mike Templer, Chief Financial Officer
Mike Templer serves as Chief Financial Officer at Duly Health and Care. In his leadership role, he upholds a goal-oriented mindset while building strong partnerships and maintaining respect between all individuals.
At Duly, Mike oversees strategic and financial planning, cash management, accounting, budgeting and financial reporting. He holds functional responsibility for accounting, internal reporting, capital markets, treasury, procurement and tax in addition to leading Duly’s financial planning and analysis team.
He has more than 20 years of experience in finance leadership, including over 10 years working at GE Healthcare in roles of increasing responsibility and visibility. Prior to Duly, he most recently served as Senior Vice President Finance for United States Anesthesia Partners.
Specializing in corporate governance, financial risk management, M&A/integrations and investment decisions/capital allocation, Mike received a bachelor’s degree from University of Iowa before earning his Master of Business Administration from DePaul University. Furthermore, he is a graduate of GE’s “Experienced Financial Management Program” (EFLP).
Healthcare sparks Mike’s interest because he enjoys being able to make a concrete difference in the lives of others.
Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, traveling, and cheering on sport teams across the Chicagoland area. Within the community, he actively participates in fundraising opportunities while also coaching softball and basketball.
- Recognized at GE and United States Aesthesia Partners for operational excellence and leading high performing teams
Sarah K. Wilson, Chief Legal Officer
Sarah Wilson serves as Chief Legal Officer of Duly Health and Care. In her leadership role, she brings a business-oriented, collaborative mindset to advising Duly on legal and regulatory issues.
Sarah joined Duly in 2021 following prior roles advising publicly traded and privately held domestic and multinational growth companies and financial institutions on a range of corporate governance, disclosure matters and strategic transactions.
Sarah most recently served as Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Securities at Ventas, Inc., a healthcare real estate investment trust. Prior to joining Ventas, Sarah practiced with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. Sarah began her career in consulting with Mercer Human Resource Consulting in Los Angeles, California, and also worked at Deloitte Consulting prior to attending law school.
Sarah’s passion for healthcare is driven by her pursuit to ensure all humans have access to exceptional care.
Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Global Business, from the University of Southern California, and a juris doctorate from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys exploring Chicago with her husband and young son, traveling and watching USC football.