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Laurence Aram Tanner

Laurence Aram Tanner, American hospital administrator. James scholar, 1964.


  • Tanner, Laurence Aram was born on June 27, 1946 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sylvan and Doris (Liss) Tanner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Management, University Rhode Island, 1970. Master in Public Health, Yale University, 1972. Postgraduate, University Indiana, 1974.

      Postgraduate, Yale University, 1979.


    • Resident in administration The Waterbury Hospital, Connecticut, 1972, assistant administrator, 1972-1976, associate administrator, 1976-1980. President, chief executive officer Bristol Hospital, 1980-1987. President Greater Bristol Health Services Corporation, 1984-1987, BHV, Inc., 1984-1987, BMOB Corporation, 1984-1987, Bristol Hospital Development Foundation, 1984-1987.

      President, chief executive officer New Britain General Hospital, Connecticut, since 1987. Preceptor department epidemiology public health Yale University, since 1974, lecturer hospital administration, since 1980. With health care management University Connecticut, since 1978.

      Lecturer biostatistics Hartford Graduate Center, 1977-1978. Board directors Burritt International Finance BanCorp, Connecticut Natural Gas. Board directors South Central Connecticut Health Care Coalition, chairman Capital area health consortium management council, since 1994.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member health system management advisory committee University Connecticut, since 1981, member advisory council University Connecticut Health Center, since 1987. Board directors United Community Services, Inc., 1987-1991. Member advisory board United Bank and Trust Company, 1980-1990, member committee on long-range facilities Burlington Board Education, since 1986.

    Member advisory council to graduate program in health administration Western Connecticut State University Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1967-1970. Member American College Hospital Administrators, Connecticut Hospital Association, New England Hospital Assembly, American Hospital Association, Association for Advancment of Medical Instrumentation (vice president health industry board directors, member executive committee since 1983), New Britain C. of Chamber (board directors since 1990), Yale University Alumni Association Massachusetts (president), Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Janis A. Piazza, August 23, 1969. Children: Rebecca, David, Sarah.
    • father: Sylvan Tanner
    • mother: Doris (Liss) Tanner
    • spouse: Janis A. Piazza
    • children: Rebecca Tanner
    • David Tanner
    • Sarah Tanner
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    Born June 27, 1946
    (age 71)