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John Robert Alexander

John Robert Alexander, American hospital administrator, internist. Recipient Distinguished Medical Service award University Oklahoma Alumni Association, 1995, Disting Service award American Heart Association, 1971; named Friends of Nursing, Oklahoma Nurses Association, 1990.

Background

  • Alexander, John Robert was born on July 28, 1936 in Tulsa. Son of Hiram Marshall and Roberta Alice (Greene) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oklahoma, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, University Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1961.

    Career

    • Intern, St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, 1961-1962;intern, St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, 1961-1962;resident, Methodist Hospital of Dallas, Texas, 1962-1965;resident in internal medicine, Methodist Hospital of Dallas, 1962-1965;president, Tulsa Internists, Ltd., 1974-1989;president, Wheeling Medical Group, Inc., Tulsa, 1989-1990;member of staff, St. John Medical Center, Tulsachief of staff, St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, 1977-1978;vice president medical affairs, St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, since 1991. Vice chairman, board directors Physicians Liability Insurance Company, Oklahoma City. Board directors, member of advisory county Oklahoma Board Nurse Registration and Nursing Education, Oklahoma City, president, since 1997.

      Clinical professor U. Oklahoma College Medicine,1974. Member Oklahoma Board Medical Licensure and Supervision, Tulsa, since 1993, president, 1995-1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President Tulsa County Heart Association, 1970-1971. Elder Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church, Tulsa, since 1970. Medical director Wright City (Oklahoma) Free Health Clinic, 1975-1980.

    Chairman, Board Of Directors Tulsa County Health Department, 1982. President of the board directors Tulsa Medical Education, since 1994. Fellow American College of Physicians.

    Member American Medical Association (delegate since 1985), Oklahoma State Medical Association (president 1989-1990), Tulsa County Medical Society (president 1983), Tulsa Internists Society(president 1972), U. Oklahoma Alumni Association (president 1982-1983), Rotary Club Will Rogers (president 1973-1974), Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: racquetball, photography, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Louise Okeson, August, 1958. Children: Stephanie Maine, Paul Fulton, James Marshall, Cynthia Ann, Karen Louise, Robert Thomas.
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    Born July 28, 1936
    Died March 4, 2004
    (aged 67)