Michael Perry, M.D., ’77, Family Medicine
Dr. Perry is president and CEO of Freeport Health Network in Freeport, Ill. After caring for patients for 22 years as a family practice physician, Dr. Perry became an administrator in 1999, accepting the position of FHN Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Officer. He served the patients, physicians and staff of FHN in this capacity until 2005, when he was named President and CEO of FHN. Since Dr. Perry took the reins, FHN has received numerous awards, including VHA Leadership Awards for Clinical Excellence in 2008 for treatment of myocardial infarction and 2006 for treatment of cardiac patients. FHN was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for 2007 by Thomson Healthcare.