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Gayle Annette Hallin

Gayle Annette Hallin, American public health administrator.


  • Hallin, Gayle Annette was born on April 8, 1948 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Gene Douglas and Melvina Therina (Ose) Sanford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1970. Master in Public Health, University Minnesota, 1977. CDL, University California Public Health, Leadership Institute, 1994.


    • Medical/surgical nurse St. Joseph Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1970-1971. Orthopedic nurse Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minnesota, 1971-1972. Public health nurse Anoka Minnesota County, 1972—1975.

      Health coordinator City of Bloomington, Minnesota, 1977-1986, health administrator, 1986-1999. Assistant commissioner Minnesota Department Health, since 1999. With Minnesota Healthcare Commission, 1993-1997.

      Member health and partnership board, executive committee Minnesota Hospital, 1997-1999. Co-chair Center for Population Health, 1996-1999.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Trustee Healtheast, St. Paul, 1986-1989, Bethesda Medical Center, St. Paul, 1977-1999. Member Metro Trustee Council, Minneapolis-St. Paul, 1988-1999, president, 1990. Board directors North Suburban Youth Health Clinic, Robbinsdale, Minnesota, 1976-1981.

    President Bloomington Heart Health, Inc., 1990-1991. Board directors Bloomington Foundation, 1989-1999. Youth leader St. Paul Lutheran Church, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1975-1999.

    Member Coalition of Minnesota Nursing Organizations, 1989-1996. With United Way Council of Agency Executives, 1986-1999. Member American Public Health Association, Minnesota Public Health Association (president 1988-1989), Minnesota Community Health Services Administrators Association (chair 1991-1992).



    Painting, knitting, sewing, gardening, photography, biking, swimming, travel.


    • Married John Paul Hallin, June 6, 1969. Children: Kjersten, Britta, Johan.
    • father: Gene Douglas Sanford
    • mother: Melvina Therina (Ose) Sanford
    • spouse: John Paul Hallin
    • children: Kjersten Hallin
    • Britta Hallin
    • Johan Hallin
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    Born April 8, 1948
    (age 69)