College of Medicine Dean and Penn State Health CEO Craig Hillemeier to retire

Dr. A. Craig Hillemeier Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

HERSHEY, Pa. — Dr. Craig Hillemeier, dean of Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State’s senior vice president for health affairs and chief executive officer of Penn State Health, has announced his upcoming retirement. Hillemeier is committed to remaining in his role through the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. His specific retirement date has not been set but will occur sometime during summer 2019.

The University, in consultation with the Board of Trustees and Penn State Health Board of Directors, will develop a transition plan to support the orderly succession of Hillemeier’s roles and responsibilities. Additional details about leadership transition plans and timelines will be discussed during the Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 22 and will continue to be shared with the University and Penn State Health communities in the days and weeks ahead.