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Sister Michele O'Leary

Sister Michele O'Leary, American health system administrator. Member of Pennsylvania Elected Women's Association, Catholic Health Association, American Hospital Association, American Health Planning Association, American Public Health Association.

Background

  • O'Leary, Sister Michele was born on April 11, 1935 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Jeremiah Thomas and Mary Agnes (Mobrey) O'Leary.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Carlow College, 1960. Master of Education, Duquesne University, 1970. Master of Public Health, University Pittsburgh, 1978.

    Career

    • Joined Sisters of Mercy, Roman Catholic Church, 1955. Elementary school teacher Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Pittsburgh, 1960—1966. Administrator St. Regis Elementary School, Pittsburgh, 1966—1974.

      School supervisor Pittsburgh Diocese Schools Office, 1974—1977. Associate director Health Systems Agency Southwest Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, 1978—1982. Director Health Education Center, 1982—1983.

      President Pittsburgh Mercy Health Cooperative, since 1984. Member Center for Education Action-U. Pittsburgh Task Force on Educational Issues, 1970—1971. Chairman Interfaith Drug Prevention Agency, 1970—1971.

      Member City of Pittsburgh Model City Commission, 1970—1974, City Pittsburgh Gov's Study Commission, 1973—1975. Chairman Allegheny City Drug and Alcohol Board, 1978—1980, Women's Political Caucus of Allegheny County. Board directors Public Leadership Board, since 1980, Cancer Guidance Institute, since 1980, Catholic Charities-Diocese of Pittsburgh, since 1981, St. Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, since 1984.

    Membership

    Member of Pennsylvania Elected Women's Association, Catholic Health Association, American Hospital Association, American Health Planning Association, American Public Health Association.
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    Born April 11, 1935