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Karen Van Wagner

Karen Van Wagner, American health facility administrator. Member American Public Health Association, Southwestern Sociological Association, American Society Public Administrators, Midwest Sociological Society.

Background

  • Wagner, Karen Van was born on July 2, 1949 in Zeeland, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Orman Gerald and Catherine (Dykstra) Van Haitsma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Western Michigan University, 1970. Master of Arts with honors, Western Michigan University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Western Michigan University, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant professor sociology Trinity College, Chicago, 1973-1975. Human relations specialist City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1975. Assistant professor graduate program public administration University Kansas, Lawrence, 1975-1976.

      Director planning and data management Oklahoma Health Systems Agency, Oklahoma City, 1976-1979. Director planning and marketing Los Angeles Children's Hospital, 1979-1980. Vice president corporation planning Harris Methodist Health Services, Fort Worth, 1980-1984.

      Vice president operations Harris Hospital-Methodist, since 1984. Adjunct professor graduate program in nursing administration University Texas, 1983-1985, graduate program in health care administration Texas Women's University, 1983-1985, School Medicine University Iowa, 1983-1985. Featured speaker numerous conferences and conventions.

    Works

    • Author health systems plan public by the Oklahoma Health Systems Agency, vols. 1-5, 1978-1979. Contributor papers to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Public Health Association, Southwestern Sociological Association, American Society Public Administrators, Midwest Sociological Society.

    Connections

    • Married William Van Wagner, June19, 1970. Children: Kendal Catherine, William Robert.
    • father: Orman Gerald Haitsma
    • mother: Catherine (Dykstra) Van Haitsma
    • spouse: William Van Wagner
    • children: Kendal Catherine Wagner
    • William Robert Wagner
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    Born July 2, 1949
    (age 68)
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