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Health care executive

Donald Mcwilliams Kessler, American health care executive.

Background

Kessler, Donald Mcwilliams was born on September 23, 1952 in Dansville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Donald Arthur and Mary Ellen (McWilliams) Kessler.

Education

Bachelor, Lafayette College, 1974. Master of Health Administration, Duke University, 1976.

Career

Director medical review services Germantown Hospital, Philadelphia, 1977. Assistant administrator Mercy Catholic Medical Center, 1977-1980, associate administrator, 1980-1981. Associate executive director Wills Eye Hospital, 1981-1985, executive director, since 1985.

National and international lecturer, advisor unions, associations, hospitals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Wynnewood (Pennsylvania) Civic Association. Member American Hospital Association (committee on medicare outpatient payment), American College Healthcare Executives, American Association Eye and Ear Hospitals (president since 1988), International Health Policy and Management Institute, Delaware Valley Hospital Council Forum (public affairs and labor policy groups), Greater Philadelphia Health Assembly (past president, award recipient), Philadelphia City of C.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, music, print and clock collecting, sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Bound Davis, June 14, 1975. 1 child, Winifred.

father:
Donald Arthur Kessler

mother:
Mary Ellen (McWilliams) Kessler

spouse:
Elizabeth Bound Davis

child:
Winifred Kessler