Party affiliation: Democrat
John Robert Ball, American healthcare executive. John Gordon Stipe scholar, National Merit scholar, Emory University, 1962. Senior surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1974-1977. Member Institute Medicine of National Academy of Sciences, North Carolina Bar Association, American Clinical and Climatological Association, Society Medical Administrators.
Research associate Duke University School Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1971—1972, resident in medicine, 1972-1974. Assistant to director office assistant secretary for health United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, 1974-1976. Chief medical audit branch bureau quality assurance Department of Health, 1976-1977.
Senior policy analyst Office Science and Technology Policy Executive Office of President, Washington, 1978-1981. Associate executive vice president American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 1981-1986, executive vice president, 1986-1994, also master. Senior scholar Association Academy Health Centers, Washington, 1994-1995.
Executive vice president, acting president, Chief Executive Officer Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1995-1996, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1996-1999. Senior vice president The Lewin Group, Falls Church, Virginia, 2000. Executive vice president American Society Clinical Pathology, Chicago, 2002—2010.
Robert Wood Johnson clinical scholar George Washington University, Washington, 1977-1979. Board managers Pennsylvania Hospital, 1988-1997. Board directors Milbank Memorial Fund, Holy Cross Hospital.