Rodney C. Dykehouse joined Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine as Chief Information Officer in July, 2012. As CIO, Rod is responsible for the effective deployment, adoption, use, and support of information technologies across the entire clinical, academic and research enterprise.
Rod has extensive experience as a CIO in both academic medical centers and large health care systems. He previously served as CIO for both UCLA Medical Sciences, and Froedtert Health System, an academic partner of the Medical College of Wisconsin. At UCLA, Rod oversaw IT for the organizations’ medical centers, faculty practice groups and schools of medicine, including IT support for research initiatives. His CIO experience with large health systems was with St. John Health System in Detroit, Michigan, and ProHealth Care in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Rod holds a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College. He has more than 25 years of experience in IT management.