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Gordon M. Sprenger

Gordon M. Sprenger, American hospital administrator.


  • Sprenger, Gordon M. was born on April 30, 1937 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelors degree, St. Olaf College, 1959. Masters degree, University Minnesota, 1961.


    • Registrar United States Air Force Hospital, Hamilton Air Force Base, California, 1961-1964. With St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1964-1967, Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, 1967-1971. Executive vice president Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, 1971-1975, president ceo., 1975-1988, LifeSpan, 1982-1992.

      Executive ofcr HealthSpan, 1992-1994. Chief executive ofcr Allina Health, since 1994. Professor University Minnesota, since 1976.

      Academy lectureship; preceptor.


    Member American College of Healthcare Executives and American Heart Association. Affiliated Hospital Srvs: Past Secretary Bd member, 1971-1974. Council of Community Hospital, chairman 1980-1981.

    Governor's Task Force on Nursing, 1981. Health Political Action Communications of Minnesota, chairman 1981. Minnesota Hospital Associate Governmntl Relations Communications, chairman 1979, bd mem, 1978-1981, executive communications treasurer, 1981.

    Chairman elect, Minnesota Hospital Associate, 1982. Multi Media Interface Cos bd mem, currently vice chairman, preceptor and faculty member, U of Minnesota Hospital and Health Care Administrator, 1982 bd of Minnehaha Academy. Distinguished alumnus, St. Olaf College, member bd of regents.

    Voluntary Hospital of America, past chairman, member Medtronics, Inc., bd of directors, since 1991. Member St. Paul Companies, bd of directors.
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