50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2017
CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr. Paul Rothman in 2012 became the 14th dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and just the second CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Rothman oversees both the school of medicine and the Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System, which encompasses six hospitals, hundreds of community physicians and a self-funded health plan. Before joining Johns Hopkins, Rothman served for four years as dean of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa and earlier as chief of the school's internal medicine department. Rothman is a world authority on immunology, specifically investigating the role that molecules play in the blood-cell development that leads to leukemia.