Matthew J. Wain has been named chief administrative officer for adult and children's hospitals at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center effective Monday, March 1.
As chief administrative officer, Wain will oversee a team of five hospital administrators and directors and the medical center's chief pharmacy officer.
Collectively with this team, Wain
will be responsible for adult and pediatric hospital services including Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
, Penn State Hershey Neurosciences Institute
, several clinical departments, inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services, patient and provider access services, guest services and materials management.
brings a wealth of leadership experience and organizational knowledge to his new role," said Brechbill.
Wain joined the medical center in September 2001 when he was hired as assistant director of patient financial services.
He was promoted to administrator for Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics in March 2003.
Since then he has assumed additional responsibility as administrator for the departments of neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and rehabilitation, psychiatry and radiology, as well as patient and provider access services.
was part of the core medical center management team that worked collaboratively with PinnacleHealth System to establish the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
As a hospital administrator, he worked with physician and nursing leaders to form several Penn State Hershey institutes, departments and centers including: the Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute; Bone and Joint Institute; Sleep Research and Treatment Center; Spine Center; Breast Center; and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Wain holds a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's degree in management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
He is a graduate of U.S. Army Flight School, a certified helicopter pilot and a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Pennsylvania National Guard.
He is a member of the Board of Directors for both the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central PA and serves on the Advisory Board for Children's Miracle Network.
resides in South Hanover Township with his
wife, Elizabeth, and their six children.