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Charles Thomas Wright

Charles Thomas Wright, American Healthcare executive ( hlth: hlth. service)hospital administrator. Decorated Meritorious Svc. medal, Army Commendation medal with 4 oak leaf clusters; Foster McGaw scholar Center for Health Services Administration, Arizona State University, 1981. Served to major United States Army, 1974-1980, 90-91, Desert Storm.; Member Medford-Jackson County Chamber of C. (board directors), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Tau.

Background

  • Wright, Charles Thomas was born on August 5, 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Barton and Veldia Jesse (Hooper) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, U. Tennessee, 1974. Master of Health Administration, Arizona State University, 1982. Research assistant Arizona State University, Tempe, 1981.

      Administrative resident Providence Hospital, Anchorage, 1982, director shared services, 1983-1985, assistant administrator, 1985-1990. Ex-officio member of advisory board Home Health Care Inc., program development committee Home Health Care, Inc., Anchorage, 1984-1990. Vice president Mercy Medical Center, Roseberg, Oregon, 1990-1992.

      Chief operating officer Providence Medford (Oregon) Medical Center, 1992-1995. Chief Executive Officer Providence Health Sys.-Southern Oregon, Medford, 1995^. Chair Jackson CountyPub.

      Health Board Chairman finance committee United Methodist Church, Chugiak, Alaska, 1984-1988, chairman finance committee, 1986-1988. State medical operations officer Alaska Army National Guard, 1986-1990, advanced through grades to captain. Exofficio member board directors Alaska Treatment Center, 1985-1988.

    Career

    • Research assistant Arizona State University, Tempe, 1981. Administrative resident Providence Hospital, Anchorage, 1982, director shared services, 1983—1985, assistant administrator, 1985—1990. Ex-officio member advisory board Home Health Care Inc.

      Program development committee Home Health Care, Inc., Anchorage, 1984—1990. Vice president Mercy Medical Center, Roseberg, Oregon, 1990—1992. Major United States Army, Desert Storm, 1974—1980, 1990—1991.

      Chief operating officer Providence Medford Medical Ctr, Oregon, 1992—1995. Chief Executive Officer Providence Health Sys.-Southern Oregon, Medford, since 1995. Chair Jackson County Public Health Board.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

    Views

    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

    Membership

    Chairman finance committee United Methodist Church, Chugiak, Alaska, 1984—1988, 1986—1988. State medical operations officer Alaska Army National Guard, 1986—1990, captain. Ex- officio member board directors Alaska Treatment Center, 1985—1988.

    Member of Phi Kappa Tau, Medford-Jackson County Chamber of Chamber (board directors), Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Valerie Fodal Wright, July 20, 1974. Children: Heather Lee, Kelly Lynn, Kyle Thomas, Matthew Charles.
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    Born August 5, 1951
    (age 66)