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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Architect Juan Gabriel Moreno Named to LUHS Board of Directors

MAYWOOD, IL – Juan Gabriel Moreno, president and founder of the highly acclaimed JGMA (Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects), has been named to the Board of Directors of Loyola University Health System (LUHS).

“We are honored to have Mr. Moreno join our board and look forward to working with him in our mission of providing people-centered care,” said Larry M. Goldberg, president & CEO, LUHS.

The Board of Directors is the governing body of LUHS, a quaternary care system with a 61-acre Loyola University Medical Center campus in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park and convenient primary and specialty care locations throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties.

Since opening in 2010, JGMA has received numerous awards, including the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ Distinguished Building, Interior Architecture and Divine Detail awards. Mr. Moreno’s portfolio consists of a diverse set of public and private work spanning typologies in education, government, research, commercial, urban planning, product design and graphic design.

In addition to making noteworthy advances in the field of architecture, Mr. Moreno also serves causes that exemplify his dedication to community and social justice. He has been recognized both locally and internationally. In 2015 he was selected as a fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed him to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.

Mr. Moreno was born in Bogota, Colombia, and was recognized as one of the “100 Colombianos” for 2013. He earned a degree in architecture from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. 

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.