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Gerald Dennis Fitzgerald

Gerald Dennis Fitzgerald, American hospital administrator. Recipient Torch Drive award, 1978.


  • Fitzgerald, Gerald Dennis was born on October 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Lloyd Edward and Elizabeth A. (McBride) Fitzgerald.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Detroit, 1963. Master of Health Administration, University Michigan, 1965.


    • Administrative assistant St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Illinois, 1965-1966. Assistant director Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, 1966-1967, associate director, 1967-1977, executive vice president, 1977-1978, president, since 1978.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    President Oakwood Foundation. Member Dearborn Citizen Education Council, chairman finance committee. Active United Way Michigan, United Foundation.

    Fellow American College Hospital Administrators. Member Michigan Hospital Association, Greater Detroit Area Hospital Association (member services committee, chairman), American Hospital Association, Professional Services Review Organizations Hospital Administrators (advisory committee), Dearborn Country Club, Fairlane Club, Rotary.


    • Married Janice Phillips, September 10, 1966. Children: Thomas, Robert.
    • father: Lloyd Edward Fitzgerald
    • mother: Elizabeth A. (McBride) Fitzgerald
    • spouse: Janice Phillips
    • children: Thomas Fitzgerald
    • Robert Fitzgerald
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    Born October 8, 1939