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Tim Porter-O'Grady

Tim Porter-O'Grady, American health consultant, educator. Registered Nurse, Washington; certified gerontology specialist, advanced nursing administrator; registered arbitrator, mediator.


  • Porter-O'Grady, Tim was born on March 29, 1947 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of Thomas Joseph O'Grady and Margaret Elizabeth Porter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Seattle University, 1975. Minnesota, University Washington, 1977. Doctor of Education, Nova Southeastern University, 1983.

      Doctor of Philosophy, LaSalle University, 1995. Doctor of Science (honorary), Medical University Ohio, 2006.


    • Staff nurse Providence Hospital, Seattle, 1973-1975, clinical supervisor, 1975-1977. Director clinical services Alleghany Hospital, Low Moor, Virginia, 1977-1979. Vice president Henrico Doctor's Hospital, Richmond, 1979-1980.

      Clinical administrator St. Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, 1980-1985. Senior partner Affiliated Dynamics, 1985-1991, Tim Porter-O'Grady Associates, T, since 1991. Associate professor Emory University, Atlanta, 1992-2005.

      Consultant for nursing administration Aspen Publications, 1989-1992. Editorial advisor, consultant Nursing Management, 1998^.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Washington. Certified gerontology specialist, advanced nursing administrator. Registered arbitrator, mediator.



    Board directors Georgia Nurses Foundation, Atlanta, 1983-1985, 2002-2006, National Franciscan Partnership, New York City, 1997-1998. Vice chair Catholic Health East, Philadelphia, 1998-2002. Fellow American Academy Nursing (nominations committee 2003^).

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Conflict Resolution, Sigma Theta Tau (board directors since 2003).



    Tennis, hiking, reading.


    • Married Josephine Mary, May 13, 1968 (deceased October 1981).
    • father: Thomas Joseph O'Grady
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth Porter
    • spouse: Josephine Mary
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    Born March 29, 1947
    (age 70)