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Brian Heller (Douglas Brian Heller)

Brian Heller, American health facility administrator. Named Man of Year, Wood County Democratic Organization, 2004; National Institute of Mental Health fellow, 1963-1964, American Public Health Association fellow, 1970, Travel fellow, National Institutes of Health, 1972.

Background

  • Heller, Brian was born on January 16, 1937 in New York City. Son of Alexander Samuel Heller and Beatrice (Haim) Piening.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1961. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1975.

    Career

    • Executive director Roosevelt Health Plan, Chicago, 1975-1977. President Heller Associates, 1977-1984. Vice president, executive director Maxicare Health Plans, 1984-1987.

      Vice president Travelers Health Network, 1987-1989. President, Chief Executive Officer Community Corrections Systems, Inc., Nashville, 1989-1992. Executive director Methodist Delivery Systems, Indianapolis, 1992-1994.

      Chief Executive Officer, Susquehanna Regional PHO, Binghamton, New York, 1994-2000. President, Chief Executive Officer Mercy Health System Physician Hospital Organization, Toledo, 2000—2002. Principal Healthcare Litig.

      Support, LLC, Washington, since 2002, Quadrus, LLC, since 2004. Consultant Office Health Maintenance Organizations Department Department of Health, Rockville, Maryland, 1965—1975. Part-time assistant professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1973—1975.

      Consultant Ameritech Indiana, Indianapolis, 1993—1994. Public Managed Health Liability, 1999—2000. Adjunct faculty Roundtable Group, Washington, since 2003.

    Membership

    Chairman allocation panel Broome County United Way, Binghamton, 1996—2000. President board directors Mental Health Association Southern Tier, 1995—2000, Art Mission, 1999—2000. Central committee member Wood County Democratic Organization, since 2005.

    Board directors Brown County Chamber of C., Nashville, 1991—1994, Brown County Community Corrections, Nashville, 1993—1994, Indiana Public Health Foundation, Indianapolis, 1994—1996. Member of Masons (32 degree).

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, ukulele playing and collecting.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Newell Durré, May 27, 1959 (divorced June 1970). Married Rita Jo McClure Cunningham, December 21, 1980. Children: Peter David, Alison Elise Auerbach, Julia Elizabeth Gray, Noël Elizabeth Huntsinger.
    • father: Alexander Samuel Heller Piening
    • mother: Beatrice (Haim) Piening
    • spouses: Sandra Newell Durré
    • Rita Jo McClure Cunningham
    • children: Peter David Heller
    • Alison Elise Auerbach Heller
    • Julia Elizabeth Gray Heller
    • Noël Elizabeth Huntsinger Heller
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    Born January 16, 1937
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