Francis P. Rossiter Jr., M.D., rejoined the Memorial Health Board of Directors in 2012, having previously served from 1995 through 1999. He is a retired pediatric allergist/immunologist, a retired brigadier general in the Georgia Army National Guard, and an active leader in Savannah. Rossiter served on the advisory board for The Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) and was chairman of both the medical advisory committee and the department of pediatrics at MUMC.
Rossiter currently serves on the Mercer University School of Medicine – Savannah board of governors and the Chatham County Hospital Authority. He has 29 years of military service within the U.S. Army and the Georgia Army National Guard. He is a past president of the Hibernian Society of Savannah and the Chatham Artillery, was grand marshal of the 2008 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and served as a board member at Armstrong Atlantic State Foundation, Southern Catholic College, and the State of Georgia Board of Community Health, among others.
Rossiter attended Armstrong College and the University of Georgia. He earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his internship at Brooke General Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, and his residency training at Fitzsimons General Hospital in Denver. He completed fellowship training in allergy and clinical immunology at National Jewish Hospital, University of Colorado Medical Center, Fitzsimons General Hospital. Rossiter and his wife, Glenda, have three children and five grandchildren.