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Robert Charles Chandler

Robert Charles Chandler, American healthcare consultant. Registered pharmacist. Recipient Certified Appreciation, Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton, 1978, Distinguished Service award Tennessee Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1978, Award of Excellence Alabama Public Relations Council, 1979.


  • Chandler, Robert Charles was born on April 15, 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Coleman Duke and Myrtle (Cleveland) Chandler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Samford University, 1968. Master of Science in Hospital and Health Administration, University Alabama-Birmingham, 1972.


    • Pharmacy intern Carraway Methodist Hospital, Birmingham, 1968-1969. Chief pharmacist Holy Family Hospital, 1969-1970. Vice president Fort Sanders Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1971-1978.

      Senior vice president Baptist Medical Centers, Birmingham, 1978-1979. Executive vice president Princeton, 1979-1985. President E. Tennessee Baptist Hospital, Knoxville, 1985-1990, The Baptist Health Systems East Tennessee, Knoxville, 1986-1990.

      Partner Ward Howell International, Atlanta, 1991-1998, Technology Management Program Worldwide, Atlanta, 1998-1999. Senior vice president, global practice leader Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Stratford Group, 2000—2001. Executive vice president, national practice leader for healthcare and life science DHR International, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Registered pharmacist.


    Board directors American Healthcare Systems San Diego, 1988-1990. Chairman board directors SunHealth Care Plans Tennessee, 1986-1988. Board directors Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation, Birmingham, 1984-1985, Alabama Medical Review, Birmingham, 1980-1984.

    Member advisory board Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Birmingham, 1983-1985. Member liaison committee Jefferson County Medical Society, Birmingham, 1984-1985. Various faculty appointments University Alabama, Birmingham, Emory University School Medicine, Atlanta.

    Division chairman United Way, Birmingham, 1984. Board directors United Way Greater Knoxville, 1987-1988, Knoxville Opera Company, 1988. Sunday school teacher Dawson Baptist Church, Birmingham.

    Deacon chairman 1st Baptist Church, Knoxville, 1988-1990. Fellow American College Hospital Administrators. Member Birmingham Regional Hospital Council (president-elect 1985), Hospital Alliance Tennessee (president 1987-1988), Alabama Hospital Association (trustee 1984-1985), Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (chairman health services committee 1980), The Club (Birmingham), Rotary (member group study exchange 1977).


    • Married Anne; children: Jason Charles, Jonathan Robert.
    • father: Coleman Duke Chandler
    • mother: Myrtle (Cleveland) Chandler
    • spouse: Anne
    • children: Jason Charles Chandler
    • Jonathan Robert Chandler
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    Born April 15, 1945
    (age 72)