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Patricia Ann Gibson Wood

Patricia Ann Gibson Wood was American health care administrator. Kellogg Foundation grantee, 1987-1988.


  • Wood, Patricia Ann Gibson was born on November 14, 1942 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Arrell Morgan and Dorothy (Deitz) G.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, University Oklahoma, 1963. Master of Library Science, University Oklahoma, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University Oklahoma, 1977.

      Master of Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1996.


    • English teacher Norman (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1963-1965. Public services librarian University Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 1966-1968, serials librarian, 1971-1972, director media production, 1972-1977. Coordinator library services Oklahoma Regional Medical Program, 1968-1970.

      Head reference department Wichita State University, 1978-1980. Manager library development DataPhase Systems, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 1980-1982. Vice president program administration, library director American Academy Family Physicians Foundation, 1982-1996.

      Retired, 1996

      Consultant American College Cardiology Library, 1986-1987.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Chairman regional screening committee American Field Service, Kansas City, 1987-1989. Board directors Midwest Ear Institute, 1993-1995. Member Medical Library.

    Association (distinguished member Academy Health Science Libraries, chairman medical library education section 1989-1990, medical society libraries section 1991-1992), Kansas City Metropolitan Library. Network (president 1986, secretary 1987-1989), Health Sciences Library., Group Greater Kansas City (president since 1992), National Network Medical Libraries (regional advisory committee midcontinental region 1991-1996, regional advisory committee 1994-1996).



    Church choir, race walking, cross country skiing, golf.

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    Born November 14, 1942
    (age 75)