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Health care executive

Douglas Scott Peters, American health care executive.


Peters, Douglas Scott was born on November 2, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward Alvin and Jane (Appleman) Peters.


Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1965;Master of Health Administration with distinction, University of Michigan, 1967.


Associate director University Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1969-1974. Director University Nebraska Hospitals and Clinics, Omaha, 1974-1977. Executive director Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1977-1983, president ceo., 1983-1987.

Executive vice president Henry Ford healthcare corporation, 1983-1987. President ceo. Main Line Health, since 1991. Consultant PanAmerican Health Organization, Washington, 1971-1973.

Assistant professor department medical and educational administration University Nebraska, 1974-1977.


Board directors New Detroit, Inc., since 1985. Co-chairman Multiple Sclerosis Testimonial Dinner, Detroit, 1985. Big brother Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Omaha, 1975.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1967-1969. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (regent 1984). Member Young President Organization, Mich Hospital Association (board directors), Frontiers in Health Services Management (member editorial board 1983), member The Pennsylvania Society, America Hospital Associate Regency Policy Bd, Foster G. McGaw Prize Review Panel, American Heart Association, since 1989.

Katahdin Medical and Philosophical Society, since 1992. America Healthcare Systems Risk Purchasing Grp, since 1993. America Healthcare Systems Insur.

Associate, since 1993. Bd of dirs: Healthshare Inc., since 1988. America Healthcare Systems, since 1991.

The Philadelphia Contributionship, since 1992. America Red Cross, since 1992. First Fidelity Bank, since 1994.

Radnor Education Foundation, since 1994. America Heart Associate, 1995.


Married Karen Ann Jones, June 19, 1965. Children: Brian Edward, Laura Kathleen.

Edward Alvin Peters

Jane (Appleman) Peters

Karen Ann Jones

Brian Edward Peters

Laura Kathleen Peters