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Daniel Mason Scharf, American hospital administrator. Certified vocational guidance specialist Colorado; licensed Nursing Care Institution Administrator. Recipient Presidential Citation award, 1975.


Scharf, Daniel Mason was born on August 18, 1947 in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States. Son of Samuel R. and Shirley L. (Hickman) Scharf.


Associate of Arts, Mesa Junior College, 1971. Bachelor in Psychology, Western Colorado University, 1973. Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Psychology, Western Colorado University, 1974.

Master of Arts in Vocal. Rehabilitation, University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1975. Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology, University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1977.


Instructor University Northern Colorado, 1976—1977. Administrator, 1977—1978. Counselor Aims College, 1978—1979.

Postdoctoral fellow George Washington University, 1979—1980. Market researcher Basic Telecommunications Corporation, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1979—1981. Project coordinator Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, 1981—1983, director, since 1983.

Member advisory board Project with Industry, Arizona Congress Action. Administrative director Meridian Point Rehabilitation Hospital, since 1988. Consultant in field; With United States Coast Guard, 1966-1967.


Board directors United Way Campaign. Vice chairman Colorado Governors Council, 1977—1980. Chairman state advisory committee, division rehabilitation Department Social Services.

Member of DAV (life Veteran of Year 1976), American Vocational Association (national chairman consumer task force), Rocky Mountain Spinal Cord Injury Foundation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Research Foundation, Paralyzed Veterans (life), Lions International Lodge, Kappa Delta Pi.


Married Edna Margarite Kast, September 14, 1974.