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MeritCares: CEO Roger Gilbertson retires

Staff writer | Fargo, ND, USA | November 2, 2009
Roger GilbertsonNovember 2, 2009, Fargo, ND, USA - Roger Gilbertson, MeritCares chief executive officer, announced that he will retire, effective November 3.
Dr. Gilbertson is the only president/CEO that MeritCare has had since its beginning in 1993. Dr. Gilbertson was a member of Fargo Clinic MeritCare from 1987-1992, serving on the Fargo Clinic Board of Directors from 1988-1992. He is a clinical faculty member of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Gilbertson serves on the board of directors for Bank of The West, Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, The Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Voluntary Hospitals of America Upper Midwest and the North Dakota Healthcare Association. He is a member of the Concordia College Board of Regents and was elected to the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in October 2005.

Dr. Gilbertson serves as the Chair of the Downtown Community Partnership Board, and Renaissance Zone Authority. He also serves on the Metropolitan Section Governing Council of the American Hospital Association and the American Hospital Regional Policy Board 6. Dr. Gilbertson is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn. and he earned his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis. Dr. Gilbertson served his residency in radiology at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VA Hospital and is board certified in radiology.