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Linda O’Dwyer
Presence Saint Francis Hospital and
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital


Presence hospitals appoint new director of oncology services

Chicago, Illinois (August 11, 2014) – Presence Health announced today the appointment of Tracey Butler, 44, to Director of Oncology Services for Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago. A previous board member of the Association of Cancer Executives, Butler has extensive experience in oncology services, and has opened four successful multidisciplinary cancer centers throughout the United States and Canada.

Prior to starting her own consulting firm in 2012, she was the director of operations for Beverly Hills Cancer Center and oversaw the operations for radiation oncology, medical oncology, the imaging center and the Los Angeles Skin Cancer Institute. 

“We are truly excited to have Tracey join us,” said Roberta Luskin-Hawk, MD, president and CEO, of Presence Saint Francis Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. “Her work will be critical in helping us work toward our goals in developing our oncology program and establishing our facilities as a place to receive world class treatment.”

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About Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago is a nationally ranked, award-winning teaching hospital serving Chicago’s lake shore communities. It is home to many world-renowned physicians and advanced medical technologies. Presence Saint Joseph Hospital is part of Presence Health. More information is available at

About Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a nationally recognized, full-service hospital that has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing it in the top seven percent of U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence. As home to a Level I Trauma Center, the state’s third longest serving EMS System, the first Chest Pain Center on Chicago’s north shore and a Primary Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission, Presence Saint Francis Hospital has a rich history of providing top quality care and leading edge technologies in collaboration with its 430-physician medical staff. Presence Saint Francis Hospital More information is available at

About Presence Health
Presence Health is the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois, created in November, 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. With more than 150 sites of care, including 12 hospitals, Presence Health has 22,000 employees and 4,000 medical professionals. More information is available at http://presencehealth.org


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