Daniel H. Winship, M.D.
Chief, Cook County Bureau of Health Services
Dr. Daniel H. Winship currently serves as Chief of the Cook County Bureau of Health Services, one of the country’s largest and most comprehensive public health care systems in the country. He has over 35 years experience in the healthcare field and has devoted his professional life to research, academic medicine and medical administration.
Prior to joining the Bureau of Health Services, Dr. Winship was a Robert G. Petersdorf Scholar in Residence at the Association of American Medical Colleges. He has held numerous academic and administrative appointments including Vice Chancellor of health affairs and Chief Executive Officer at University of Missouri health Care and Dean of the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University of Chicago, 1990-1999. In addition, he has had a long-time association with the Veterans Administration.
The author of nearly 170 scientific papers and abstracts, Dr. Winship has served on the editorial boards of several research and specialty journals. Also, he has held leadership roles with several medical associations and is a member of numerous professional medical groups.
Dr. Winship earned his BA from Rice University and received a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1958. He did an internship at the Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Utah College of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Yale University School of Medicine in 1963.