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Kenneth Elwood Quickel

Kenneth Elwood Quickel, American physician, medical center executive. Trustee Deaconess Hospital, Boston, since 1987. Surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1967-1969. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Physician Executives (distinguished); member American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society, Harvard Club.

Background

  • Quickel, Kenneth Elwood was born on August 20, 1939 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kenneth E. and Carolyn (Chick) Quickel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1961. Bachelor in Medical Science, Dartmouth College, 1962. Doctor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1964.

    Career

    • Medical resident Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1964-1966. Endocrine fellow Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1966-1967, 69-71. Staff endocrinologist Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, 1971-1984, president, 1982-1984.

      Assistant dean Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, 1973-1977. President Geisinger Medical Management Corporation, Danville, 1978-1982, NPW Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 1979-1982. Executive vice president Geisinger Foundation, Danville, 1981-1984.

      President Ramsey Clinic, St. Paul, 1984-1987, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, 1987-1999. Board directors Controlled Risk Insurance Company, Barbados, since 1987.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee Deaconess Hospital, Boston, since 1987. Surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1967-1969. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Physician Executives (distinguished).

    Member American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society, Harvard Club.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Wickersham Jennings, July 1, 1961. Children: Robert Reid, Mary Elizabeth, David Blake.
    • father: Kenneth E. Quickel
    • mother: Carolyn (Chick) Quickel
    • spouse: Mary Wickersham Jennings
    • children: Robert Reid Quickel
    • Mary Elizabeth Quickel
    • David Blake Quickel
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