Membership Forum Luncheon
Guest Speaker Doug Boysen
President and Chief Executive Officer, Samaritan Health Services
An Iowa native, Doug Boysen attended University of Northern Iowa where he received a Bachelor's degree in business administration. He continued his education at the University of Iowa, graduating with both a Master of Health Administration and a Juris Doctorate. He has maintained his connection to the University of Iowa by serving on the Alumni Board of Directors for the Master of Health Administration program. Upon graduation, Mr. Boysen worked for several years at Von Briesen, Purtell & Roper, a nationally recognized health law firm, as an associate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then spent more than five years as assistant general counsel at Legacy Health in Portland, Oregon.
Mr. Boysen joined Samaritan Health Services in 2006 as vice president and general counsel, and in 2012 he was promoted to vice president general counsel and human resources. Mr. Boysen returned briefly to Wisconsin, spending a year as regional counsel for UnityPoint Health, a large regional health system with more than 30 hospitals and 30,000 employees. In June 2015, Mr. Boysen returned to Samaritan Health Services as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. He became president and CEO of Samaritan Health Services in early 2018.
He has served as a guest lecturer at Oregon State University, Pacific University and Western University of Health Sciences, and as an adjunct faculty member at Oregon State University and Pacific University. Mr. Boysen is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Boysen is an active member of the local community, volunteering with Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, Center for Nonprofit Stewardship, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Trout Unlimited. He was also appointed in 2017 to the Corvallis Vision 2040 Implementation Group ? ICAN (Imagine Corvallis Action Network Advisory Board). Mr. Boysen is married and has two children. He enjoys spending time with family, fly fishing, golfing, hiking, traveling and reading.
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