Scott Koerwer, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Scott Koerwer, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer


Scott Koerwer, Ph.D., Ed.D., is executive vice president and chief administrative officer for The Wright Center. He joined the team in 2022 and provides executive leadership of administrative departments and central services, while contributing to the organization’s clinical delivery and educational missions.

He also helps to guide the integration of the organization’s graduate and undergraduate interprofessional medical, behavioral and dental education activities.

Koerwer has more than 30 years of experience working at world-class institutions of higher education and business. At Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine he served as Vice President of Strategy and Planning and Vice Dean for Graduate Education and maintains a faculty appointment. At Newberry College, he served as the 21st president and as professor of business. He served as deputy dean and clinical professor of management at The Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina; associate dean of graduate and executive programs and services at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland; and as a director in the Executive Education Division of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

A lifelong learner, Koerwer has a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College. He earned a master’s degree in government from Lehigh University, a Doctor of Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Thomas Jefferson University.