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Charles Willard Ford, American medical educator. Recipient Study Exchange, Rotary, Germany and Turkey, 1995. President Maine Higher Education Council, 1987—1988, Maine Indiana College Association, 1988—1989; board governors American Association College Osteopathic Medicine, 1984—1991; Member of National Education Association (life), Association Schools Allied Health Professionals (life), American Association Higher Education (life).


Ford, Charles Willard was born on October 28, 1938 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Willard and Pauline Teresa (Rakocy) Ford.


Bachelor, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1961. Master of Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1962.

Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1970. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1976—1977.


High School teacher, 1961-1964. Faculty Erie Community College, 1965-1970. Foreign service officer Peace Corps, Ghana, 1970-1972.

Various positions School Health Related Professions, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972-1975, 77-79, associate dean School Health Related Professions, 1978—1979. With Grand Rapids Medical Education Center, Michigan, 1975-1977. Dean University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School, 1979—1980.

Dean undergraduate colleges University New England, Biddeford, Maine, 1982-1984, president, 1984-1991, professor health science, since 1983. Active in accreditation and curriculum program development in 40 states and 8 countries. Visiting professor Israel, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, spring, 1999—2010.


  • Other Work

    • Author (with M. K. Morgan): (book) Teaching in the Health Professions, Clinical Education for the Allied Health Professions. Contributor articles to profl jours.


President Maine Higher Education Council, 1987-1988, Maine Indiana College Association, 1988-1989. Board of Governors American Association College Osteopathic Medicine, 1984-1991. Member National Education Association (life), American Association Higher Education (charter life), Association of Schools.of Allied Health Professionals (life).


Married Barbara Marie Hanawalt, June 6, 1959. Children: Lane(deceased), Lori, Lanae, Lanette.

John Willard Ford

Pauline Teresa (Rakocy) Ford

Barbara Marie Hanawalt

Lane Ford

Lori Ford

Lanae Ford

Lanette Ford