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John Robert Ball

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.

Background

  • Ball, John Robert was born on July 16, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama, United States. Son of John Cooper Junior and Ellen Beverly (Williams) Ball.

  • Education

    • AB, Emory University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, Duke University, 1972.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • Associate editor Journal American Geriatrics Society, 1984-1986. Member editorial board International Journal Technology Assessment in Health Care, 1986-1989, European Journal Internal Medicine, 1988-1994, Duke University Law Journal, 1969-1971. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    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.

    Connections

    • Married Cornelia Anne Phillips, August 13, 1966 (divorced 1983). Children: Kristen Anne, John Robert. Married Pamela Preston Reynolds, January 9, 1988 (divorced 2006).
    • father: John Cooper Ball Junior
    • mother: Ellen Beverly (Williams) Ball
    • spouses: Cornelia Anne Phillips
    • Pamela Preston Reynolds
    • children: Kristen Anne Ball
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    Born July 16, 1944
    (age 73)
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