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Donna Harrington Ryan, American health science association administrator. Certified oncology and geriatric medicine American Board Internal Medicine. Recipient Joel Fletcher Academy scholarship, New Orleans, 1963-1966, Optimist Leukemia Professorship, 1981-1984, Topper award Outstanding Young Professional in New Orleans, 1985.

Background

Ryan, Donna Harrington was born on December 26, 1945 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Clifford Litherland and Norma B. (Morrison) Harrington.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University, 1970. Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1985.

Career

Rotating intern, Louisiana State University Division Charity Hospital, New Orleansresident internal medicine, Louisiana State University Division Charity Hospital, New Orleansdirector internal medicine wards, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1979-1984;program director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, New Orleans, 1980-1982;vice-chancellor clinical affairs, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, 1984-1990;acting chancellor, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, 1985;associate executive director, Pennington biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, since 1990. Board directors CSLA, Baton Rouge.

Membership

Board directors Leukemia Society of America, New Orleans, 1983-1986, Volunteers of America, New Orleans, 1984-1991. Member American Cancer Society Education, New Orleans, since 1990, Louisiana Health Care Authority Governor's Transition Team, Baton Rouge, 1991. Member American Public Health Association, American College of Physicians, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society Clinical Oncology, American Society Hematology, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Joseph T. Ryan, August 24, 1968. Children: Isaac, Coogan, Sarah.