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Roxanna L. Gapstur, PhD, RN

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Roxanna GapsturPresident and Chief Executive Officer, WellSpan Health

In January 2019, Roxanna Gapstur assumed the role of President and CEO of WellSpan Health. She has over 25 years of healthcare leadership experience working in group practice, academic, and integrated health care systems with health plan operations. Prior to her appointment at WellSpan, Dr. Gapstur was a senior vice president and president within the HealthPartners system in Bloomington, Minn.

Dr. Gapstur has extensive experience in strategic planning, business development and operational leadership in both ambulatory and hospital settings. She has served in multiple executive roles including chief operating officer, chief nursing officer and as a senior executive accountable for population health.

Dr. Gapstur obtained her bachelor's degree from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn., and her master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Minnesota.

She currently serves on a number of national and regional boards of directors: AllSpire Health Partners, American Hospital Association, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Better York – York County Economic Alliance, Cultural Alliance of York, Downtown Renaissance Fund, and Traditions Bank. She is also a member of the PA Early Learning Investment Commission and the CEO Coalition, a national group dedicated to healthcare workforce safety.

Dr. Gapstur has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the nation’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives. She has been named to City & State PA's Health Care Power 100 list, Central Penn. Business Journal's Power 100 list, and has been named a Game Changer in the category of most admired nonprofit CEO by the Central Penn. Business Journal. She was also named a Top 35 Women in Healthcare Leader by Minnesota Women's Health Leadership Trust.