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Ernest Joseph Townsend

Ernest Joseph Townsend, American health care executive. Served with United States Air Force, 1958-1962. Member National Association of Social Workers.

Background

  • Townsend, Ernest Joseph was born on August 11, 1940 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of G. Dewey and Genevive (Fierro) Townsend.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Siena College, 1966. Master of Arts in Social Work, Syracuse University, 1968. Master in Public Administration, New York University, 1979.

      Doctor in Public Administration, New York University, 1981.

    Career

    • Program analyst New York State Mental Hygiene, Albany, 1970-1974. Chief of service Capital District Psychiatric Center, 1974-1979, deputy director, 1979-1980, acting director, 1981. Associate professor psychiatry Albany Medical College, 1980-1981.

      Superintendent New Hampshire Hospital, Concord, 1981-1985. Adjunct associate professor Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1982-1986. Executive director N. Center Human Services, Inc., Gardner, Massachusetts, 1985-1988.

      Director Ulster County Mental Health Department, Kingston, New York, since 1988. Chairman managed care committee New York State Conference Mental Health Directors.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with United States Air Force, 1958-1962. Member National Association of Social Workers.

    Connections

    • father: G. Dewey Townsend
    • mother: Genevive (Fierro) Townsend
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