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Vicki Diane Lachman

Vicki Diane Lachman, American health care consultant, psychotherapist. Certified Nurse Administrator, Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.


  • Lachman, Vicki Diane was born on February 8, 1946 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James William and Mae K. (Godshall) Lachman.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Philadelphia General Hospital School Nursing, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Pennsylvania, 1972. MSN, University Pennsylvania, 1974.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Systems Theory/Development Group Process, Temple University, 1983.


    • Psychiatric staff nurse Philadelphia General Hospital, 1967-1968, intensive care staff nurse, 1971-1972. Pumonary staff nurse Valley Forge General Hospital, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 1968-1969. Intensive care nurse Reynolds Army Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1969-1970.

      Medical-surgical staff nurse St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, 1970-1971. Intensive care and emergency room staff nurse John F Kennedy Hospital, Stratford, New Jersey, 1972-1974. Clinical instructor, lecturer St. Agnes School Nursing, Philadelphia, 1974-1975.

      Staff associate Laurel Institute, Inc., 1974-1978. Associate Philadelphia Professional Associates, 1978-1979. Associate director University Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, 1983-1984, director nursing management, adjunct professor school osteopathic medicine, center for health care management, 1983-1985.

      Director health services division Mobix Corporation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1986, distributor, 1986-1987. Founder V.L. Associates, Philadelphia, since 1979. With nursing advisory committee Camden County College Nursing Program, 1984, Edison State College Baccalaureate Program, 1984.

      Consultant Medford Leas, since 1987. Consultant management development orientation program Children's Hospital Philadelphia, since 1987. Other consultancies; board directors Community Multi-Health Services Foundation, Inc., Philadelphia, Philadelphia Recovering Nurses.

      Presenter various health care training sessions. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Nurse Administrator, Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.


    • Author: Stress Management: A Manual for Nurses. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member American Hospital Association, American Society Health Manpower Education and Training, American Organization Nurse Executives, American Nurses Association, American Society Training Development, Delaware Valley Hospital Association, Hospital Trustee Association Pennsylvania, Organizational Development Network, Pennsylvania Nurses Association, Pennsylvania Organization Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau.



    Reading, walking, theater, ballet, travel.


    • Married William J. Gall, July 7, 1968 (divorced February 1976).
    • father: James William Lachman
    • mother: Mae K. (Godshall) Lachman
    • spouse: William J. Gall
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    Born February 8, 1946
    (age 71)