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Larry D. Wallis

Larry D. Wallis, American health care executive. Recipient Outstanding Alumni for Career Achievement, Drury College, 1997. Executive advisory council, Drury College, Springfield, since 1993. Member Missouri Hospital Association (Southwest Missouri District Council), Missouri Hospital Association (board directors), Health Alliance of Mid American (board directors), VHA Mid-American (board directors), Health Care Alumni Association.

Background

  • Wallis, Larry D. was born on July 20, 1944 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Warren Lester and Blanche (Horton) Wallis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Drury College, 1966. Master of Science in Health Care Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1967.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant Cox Health Systems, Springfield, Missouri, 1968-1970, assistant administrator, 1970-1984, admnistr., 1984-1987, associate executive administrator, 1987-1993, president/Chief Executive Officer, since 1993. Vice chairman board directors Burrell Inc., Cox-Monett Hospital, Oxford Healthcare, Cox Insurance Company, Home Parenteral Services, Primrose Place, Inc., Springfield, Missouri. President board directors Cox-Freeman health maintenance organization.

      Board directors Medical Devels., Inc., Health Enrichment, Inc., Springfield, Missouri.

    Politics

    Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.

    Religion

    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Baptist Churches is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Executive advisory council, Drury College, Springfield, since 1993. Member Missouri Hospital Association (Southwest Missouri District Council), Missouri Hospital Association (board directors), Health Alliance of Mid American (board directors), VHA Mid-American (board directors), Health Care Alumni Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Gail, February 13, 1971. Children: Andrew Tyson, Emily Anne.
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    Born July 20, 1944
    (age 73)