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James Donald Suver

James Donald Suver, American health administration educator, accountant. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit, Air medals; recipient Outstanding Teaching award, University Colorado, 1977-1978, 1981, 1988.

Background

  • Suver, James Donald was born on October 21, 1931 in Swords Creek, Virginia, United States. Son of Van Dola and Marcia Ellen (Davis) Suver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, California State College, Sacramento, 1962. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1965. Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1971.

      Student, National War College, 1973.

    Career

    • Director military pay Air Force Accounting and Finance Center, Denver, 1973—1975. Retired, 1975; professor accounting University Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1975—1981. Professor health administration Health Sciences Center, 1978—1981.

      Professor health policy and administration University North Carolina School Public Health, Chapel Hill, 1981—1984, director masters program, 1982—1984. Director program health administration University Colorado, Denver, 1984—1986, associate dean, 1984—1988, director health administration programs, 1988—1990. Director graduate programs health administration College Allied Health University Kentucky, since 1990.

      Board trustees Humana Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. Consultant in field; board directors Peak Health, Ltd., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1981—1987. Treasurer Triangle Hospice, Chapel Hill, 1982—1984.

      Director Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center, chairman finance committee, 1985—1990, secretary, treasurer, 1986—1990, board directors, 1984—1988. Chairman Association University Programs Health Administration, board directors, 1989, chairman, since 1994. Executive board Health Administration division Academy Management, 1988—1990.

      With United States Air Force, 1949, advanced through grades to colonel, 1975, colonel United States Air Force, 1949-1975, Republic of Korea, colonel United States Air Force, Vietnam.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Fellow: Health Care Finance Management Association. Member: American Hospital Association, Medical Group Management, American Academy Medical Directors, Association Government Accounting (Distinguished Research award 1978), American Public Health Association, National Association Accounting (Certified of Merit 1977-1979), American College Healthcare Executives, College Healthcare Executives.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Louise Schindler, March 21, 1958 (divorced 1977). Children: James A., Amanda M. Married Jean Claire Cooper, December 31, 1979.

      1 child Adam Clay.
    • father: Van Dola Suver
    • mother: Marcia Ellen (Davis) Suver
    • spouses: Margaret Louise Schindler
    • Jean Claire Cooper
    • children: James A. Suver
    • Amanda M. Suver
    • Adam Clay Suver
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    Nationality
    • 1962
      California State College
    • 1965
      Harvard University
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1973
      National War College
    • 1973 - 1975
      Director, military pay Air Force Accounting and Finance Center
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1975 - 1981
      professor, accounting University Colorado
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1975
      retired
    • 1978 - 1981
      professor, health administration Health Sciences Center
    • 1981 - 1984
      professor, health policy and administration University North Carolina School Public Health
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      board director, s Peak Health
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      treasurer, Triangle Hospice
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      director, program health administration University Colorado
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      executive, board Health Administration division Academy Management
    • 1990
      director, graduate programs health administration College Allied Health University Kentucky
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