Imran Andrabi, MD, transitions to president and chief executive officer of Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc.

Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis. — Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., announced Imran Andrabi, MD, FAAFM, has transitioned into the newly created role of president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, as Cathy Jacobson retires as CEO of the organization.

Since launching the combined organization in January 2024, Dr. Andrabi has served as president of Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., overseeing its vision, goals and strategic direction.

Prior to the combination, Dr. Andrabi served as ThedaCare’s president and CEO since 2017. In that time, ThedaCare advanced its commitment to population health by enhancing access to local, high-quality care.

ThedaCare has invested in community health in many ways including a $100 million modernization of its legacy hospital in Neenah with its Level 2 Trauma Center and ThedaStar Air Medical system; the new comprehensive Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Center; and a new Emergency Department in Berlin. ThedaCare also launched the lifeinspired movement focused on improving population health and enhancing community collaboration. The health system is now recognized in the top decile for quality and safety among health systems across the country.

“Dr. Andrabi is a family physician with a background in academic medicine who has cared for patients in a variety of settings, from primary care to central city clinics. His commitment to improving the health and well-being of people in Wisconsin is evident,” said Jud Snyder, chair, Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., Board of Directors. “He is a nationally recognized leader who brings more than 30 years of medical, operational and strategic expertise and innovative leadership that will enhance our ability to provide outstanding care and services to our communities.”

Vision of Improving Health Across Wisconsin

In this expanded role, Dr. Andrabi will build upon Jacobson’s legacy by working alongside Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc.’s board, executive leadership team and regional leaders, as well as the combined system’s 22,000+ team members, to reinvent Wisconsin health by:

  • Predicting and preventing health care challenges to contribute to the well-being of our communities
  • Building integrated care models that ensure access to exceptional quality care that is safe, reliable, equitable and coordinated
  • Amplifying the academic medicine mission of education, research and patient care
  • Deploying new solutions, including the power of technology, digital innovation and data analytics, to bring our aspirations to life

Under his leadership, Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., will continue to collaborate with community leaders and organizations across the regions it serves to determine how best to be a proactive partner in health.

“I am incredibly honored and humbled by the confidence placed in me to lead our new health system,” said Dr. Andrabi. “Our purpose is always to connect our diverse communities and patients with the right care at the right time and place. I am eager for the many ways we can uniquely continue expanding access to a complete spectrum of care, from population and community health to the most advanced levels of specialty care. Along with our great team, I am committed to building a future where every Wisconsinite can live their unique, best life.”

About Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc.

Formed from the combination of two leading Wisconsin-based health systems, Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., is an integrated health care delivery network offering coordinated local care from prevention to treatment of complex diseases to help the people of Wisconsin live their unique, best lives. The combined organization includes 22,000+ employees and 3,400+ providers offering services in 18 hospitals and more than 360 outpatient locations including primary care, health centers and clinics. The combined organization is a partner to the Medical College of Wisconsin, working in concert to expand its mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education.