Geisinger Health Board Chairman Honored by Modern Healthcare | Press articles


DANVILLE, Pa. — Geisinger Health Chairman of the Board, John C. Bravman, Ph.D., is among this year’s class of recipients of Modern Healthcare’s Excellence in Governance Award. The Excellence in Governance program recognizes influential individuals who serve on the board of directors of a healthcare organization and drive the advancement of culture, mission and performance.

Dr. Bravman, president of Bucknell University since 2010, was appointed to the board of Geisinger Health in September 2012. He was appointed chairman of the board in December 2016 and also chairs the Emergency Action Committee. He is a member of the Geisinger Family Board of Trustees, Audit and Compliance, Finance, Governance and Quality committees, and also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

“I am honored to serve Geisinger and our communities through my service on the Board of Directors,” said Dr. Bravman. “This recognition is significant because it acknowledges the commitment of Geisinger’s entire Board of Directors, leaders and employees to putting patients first and contributing to healthier, more vibrant communities.”

This year’s winners are featured in the April 18 issue of MH magazine and online at

“Geisinger is very fortunate to have an active, engaged and dedicated Board of Directors,” said Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, President and CEO of Geisinger. “I am grateful for the invaluable experience, leadership and insight that John brings to our system as we strive to improve the health of the communities we serve. I congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.

Each administrator in the class embodies the qualities of excellence in governance: loyalty and service, strategic and innovative vision and commitment to promoting the values ​​of responsibility, diversity, equity and sustainability.

“We are thrilled to launch the new Excellence in Governance Awards program with such an esteemed group of winners,” said Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare. “These are invaluable assets to the organizations and communities they serve and to the advancement of health care. We congratulate and thank them for their leadership and dedication.

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