HealthPartners names Roxanna Gapstur president of Methodist Hospital
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – HealthPartners today announced that Roxanna Gapstur has been named president of Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. Gapstur has been part of the HealthPartners leadership team for 10 years, most recently serving as the St. Louis Park hospital’s chief operating officer.
“Roxanna has been instrumental in helping to set a strategic vision for Methodist Hospital that has led to significant growth, while improving the quality of care and overall experience for patients,” said Mary Brainerd, president and CEO of HealthPartners. “In her new role, Roxanna will continue to build the culture at Methodist and support the teams who provide such great care for our community.”
Over the past three years Gapstur has led the hospital through a major renovation and expansion project. She also has played a key role in the Park Nicollet “Next Generation” accountable care organization.
Gapstur joined Park Nicollet in 2006. (Park Nicollet combined with HealthPartners in 2013.) In addition to her hospital role, she is also the Senior Vice President of hospice, homecare and geriatrics. Gapstur has previously served as Chief Nursing Officer. Her leadership has been recognized within the health care community, being named a Top 35 Women in Healthcare Leader Award by Minnesota Women’s Health Leadership Trust in 2014.
Gapstur received her undergraduate nursing degree from St. Catherine’s University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing. She received her PhD with a focus in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota.
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About Methodist Hospital
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Methodist Hospital is renowned for high-quality patient care, medical expertise and disease management. It is recognized as an area leader in cancer, cardiovascular and maternity care, and neuro-rehabilitation medicine, with experts who are highly trained to provide patients with personalized care and treatment. For more information, visit methodisthospital.com