Portrait of Jeffrey Rivest

Jeffrey Rivest

Immediate Past President University of Maryland Alumni Association


Jeff Rivest ’75 received his B.S. in biological sciences from UMD and a master’s degree in hospital administration from George Washington University. His 40-year career in hospital administration included senior roles at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Georgetown University Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; he retired in 2016 after 11 years as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center. Rivest has also served on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards, including on the University of Maryland, College Park Foundation Board of Trustees for six years and as a member of the Alumni Association Board of Governors for six years.