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Frederick Lee Brown

Frederick Lee Brown, American health facility administrator.

Background

  • Brown, Frederick Lee was born on October 22, 1940 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Claude Raymond and Anne Elizabeth (Kiddy) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1962. Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration, George Washington University, Washington, 1966. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Missouri, 1995.

    Career

    • Vocational counselor, Cook County Department Public Aid, Chicago, 1962-1964;administrative resident, Methodist Hospital Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, 1965-1966;administrative assistant, Methodist Hospital Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, 1966;assistant administrator, Methodist Hospital Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, 1966-1971;associate administrator, Methodist Hospital Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, 1971-1972;vice president operations, Methodist Hospital Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, 1972-1974;executive vice president, chief operating officer, Memorial Hospital DuPage County, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1974-1982;executive vice president, chief operating officer, Memorial Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Elmhurst, 1980-1982;president, chief executive officer, Christian Hospital Northwest-Northwest, St. Louis, 1982-1989;president, chief Executive officer, CH Health Technologies, Inc., St. Louis, 1983-1993;president, chief Executive officer, Christian Health Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Louis, 1986-1993;president, chief Executive officer, CH Allied Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., St. Louis, 1988-1993;president, Chief Executive Officer, BJC Health System, St. Louis, 1993-1998;vice chair, BJC Health System, St. Louis, since 1999. Adjunct instructor Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, since 1982. Member chancellor's county U. Missouri, St. Louis, since 1990.

      Board directors HealthLink, Inc., 1985-1992, member Executive Committee, 1986-1992, Chairman of the Board, 1989-1991. President, chief Executive officer Village North, Inc., 1986-1993. Board directors American Healthcare Systems, Inc., chairman shareholder communications committee, 1985-1986, v.

      Chairman.1992; board directors Commerce Bank St. Louis, American Excess Insurance Ltd. Member corporation assembly Blue Cross Blue Shield Missouri, since 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Co-chairman hospital division United Way Greater St. Louis, 1983, chairman, 1984, chairman health services division, 1985-1986, vice chairman region, since 1988, board directors, 1986, Kammergild Chamber Orchestra, 1984-1988, vice president, 1985-1988, Missouri Heart Institute, 1988-1992, Alton Memorial Hospital, 1987-1991, board directors, 1987-1991. Member Executive Board St. Louis Area county Boy Scouts American Northstar chapter, 1989, activities county chairman since 1993, board of trustees 1990-1992, chairman Friends of Scouting Campaign, 1991-1992. Communion steward Webster Hills Methodist Church,1987-.

    Member medicaid budget task force Missouri Department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, 1990;member emergency room services task force St. Louis Regional Medical Center, 1985. Member corporation assembly Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, 1991. Board directors Sold on St. Louis, 1991-1993.

    St. Louis Reg. Commerce & Growth Association,1993-. Member St. Louis City and County Task Force, since 1991. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (chairman credentials committee 1978, taskforce governance and constituencies 1986-1988.

    Member Gold Medal award committee 1985, chairman task force on governance and constituencies 1986-1987, commission on ethics 1989-1991, chairman awards & testamonials committee, since 1992, board regents 1991-1993). Governor dist V, member American Academy Medical Adminstrs. (life, state director since 1988, Health Care Executive of Year 1990, Statesman in Healthcare, 1992), Hospital President's Association, Advertising Club Greater St. Louis, American Hospital Association (county on management 1987, alternate delegate for healthcare systems 1988-1990, delegate to house of deals for health care systems 1991, finance committee chair 1995, chair-elect 1998, chair 1999), American Public Health Association, GeorgeWashington U. Alumni Association for Health Superior vena cava syndrome Administration (preceptor since 1975, Alumnus of Year award 1981, Frederick Gibbs award, 1993), Hospital Association Metropolitan St. Louis (board directors since 1984, Chairman of the Board 1988-1989, secretary 1985-1986, treasurer 1987, chairman county on public affairs and communications 1985, vice chairman 1987, various committees), Greater St. Louis Health Care Alliance (co-chair since 1992), Missouri Hospital Association (member county on research and policy development 1983-1988, chairman county on multi-institutional hospitals 1986-1988, member district county president's 1986-1989, board directors 1988-1992, chairman of the board of trustees 1990), Center Eastern Professional Review Organisation (board directors 1982-1985, various committees), St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (lay advisor 1990-1992), Healthcare Executives Study Society, International Health Policy and Management Institute (board directors since 1988), American Protestant Health Association (board directors 1988-1993, chairman 1992-1993), St. Louis Club, Algonquin Golf Club, Arena Club, Stadium Club (St. Louis), Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Fiille Brown. Children: Gregory Lee, Michael Owen-Price, Kyle Stephen, Kathryn Alexis.
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