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Gerald R. Brink

Gerald R. Brink, American hospital administrator.

Background

  • Brink, Gerald R. was born on June 25, 1938 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Western Michigan University, 1964. Master of Health Administration, Medical College Virginia, 1966.

    Career

    • Medical technologist Hackley Hospital, Muskegon, 1959-1964. Administrative resident Riverside Hospital, Newport News, Pennsylvania, 1965-1966, assistant administrator, 1966-1972, associate Administrator, 1972-1976, administrator, 1976-1978, executive vice president, secretary, board directors, 1978-1981. President, chief executive officer Riverside Regional Medical Center, since 1981.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors United Way, since 1971, chairman PUF Drive hospital division, 1971-1978, PUF Drive professional division, 1979, Community Services division, 1980-1984, second vice-chairman annual fund drive, 1985, chairman fund drive, 1992, chairman board, 1993. Member of committee Mental Health and Mental Retardation Board, board directors, 1968-1977, chairman budget committee. Member Peninsula Health Careers Committee, past president.

    Board dirs Virginia Orchestra Group, 1977-1980, Hampton Road Red Cross, 1971-1979, member personnel and budget committee, 1974-1979. Past president Wendwood Recreation Association, board directors 1972-1978. Master ceremonies celebrity luncheon Leukemia Society of America, Virginia chapter, 1989, 90.

    Executive committee member Eastern Virginia Inter-Hospital Medical Education Committee, since 1988. Chairman funding development committee Tidewater Health Education Committee II. Member Health Systems Agency Foundation Committee.

    Coordinator of regional perinatal committees and conferences Tidewater Health Care Forum. Corpsman United States Navy, 1956-1959. Fellow American College Hospital Administrators (recertified 1988).

    Member American Hospital Association, Virginia Hospital Association (chairman council of administration and planning, health careers committee, data processing committee), Medical College of Virginia School of Hospital Administration Alumni (executive committee 1977-1979, treasurer 1979, secretary 1980, president 1982), American Management Association, Warwick Rotary (board directors 1968-1977, vice president 1975, president 1976).

    Connections

    • Married Madonna Jones, June 19, 1964. Children: Vanessa, Valerie.
    • spouse: Madonna Jones
    • children: Vanessa Brink
    • Valerie Brink
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