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Arthur Ross Williams

Arthur Ross Williams, American health service and public administrator. Henry Luce Faculty fellow Luce Foundation, 1990, Andrew Mellon fellow University Pittsburgh, 1971-1972, Fulbright Research scholar, 2000-2001; recipient De la Costa award Philippine-American Educational Foundation, 1981.


  • Williams, Arthur Ross was born on June 11, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Russell W. Senior and Violet Ross Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wright State University, 1968. Master of Public Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1972. Master of Arts in Economic, University Philippines, 1976.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1981.


    • Assistant to manager City of Dayton, Ohio, 1968-1970, Township of Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Research associate Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1976-1980. Professor University Philippines, Diliman, 1976-1981.

      Project director Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Gainesville, Florida, 1982-1984. Professor University Florida, 1984-1990, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1990—2002. Chair Health Care Policy and Research Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, since 2002.

      Consultant United States Agency for International Development, Manila, 1976-1982, Rockefeller Foundation, Manila, 1974-1978. Consultant, grant director Ford Foundation, Manila, 1976-1980. Methodology consultant United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, 1990-1996.


    • Author: Measuring Local Government Performance, 1981, (with others) Path Analysis, 1994, Individual, Family and Community, 2000, Klinische Ökonomik, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Friends of Art, Kansas City, Americans for Democratic Action, Washington. Director health services research Missouri Association for Social Welfare, Jefferson City, Missouri. Fellow Philippine Economic Society (life), American Public Health Association, Academy Health, Society for Epidemiologic Research, American Political Science Association (section chair), American Economic Association, American Society for Public Administration.



    Chess, stamp collecting/philately, reading, walking, swimming.


    • Married Phoebe Dauz, August 10, 1972. Children: Arthur, Diane, David.
    • father: Russell W. Senior
    • mother: Violet Ross Williams
    • spouse: Phoebe Dauz
    • children: Arthur Williams
    • Diane Williams
    • David Williams
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    Born June 11, 1946
    (age 71)