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educator , Health facility administrator

Edward Alvin Eckenhoff, American health facility administrator, educator. Named Washingtonian of the Year, Washingtonian Magazine, 1989; recipient Citation for Distinguished Service, American Medical Association, 1990, Annual Healthcare Leader award B'nai B'rith, 2003.


Eckenhoff, Edward Alvin was born on March 4, 1943 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Edward and Bonnie Lee Eckenhoff.


Bachelor, Transylvania University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Transylvania University, 2000. Master of Arts, University Kentucky, 1968.

Master of Health Administration, Washington University, 1974.


Vice president, administrator, Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, 1976-1982; president, chief Executive officer, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, since 1982; assistant professor department community and family practice, Medical School, Georgetown University, Washington, 1983-1994. Vice president Medlantic Healthcare Group, since 1987. President National Rehabilitation Services Corporation, 1987-1992.

Chairman of the Board NASCOTT, IBIS. Instructor Medical School, NorthwesternU., preceptor Graduate School Business. Member Illinois Commision on Health AssistancePrograms.

Member Illinois advising committee, chairman of the executive committee International Year of Disabled. Surveyor Commision on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, board directors, 1980-1982. Board directors National Association Rehabilitation Facilities, 1982-1983.

Member commission on accreditation and education American Physical Therapy Association. Member HealthcareRsch. Development Institute.

Board directors American Medical Rehabilitation Provider Association.


Board directors American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Easter Seal Society, Boy Scouts American, Chicago Area council, National Area, 1987-1987, Operation ABLE Chicago, Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago, American Chamber Symphony, Chicago, National Association Rehabilitation Facilities, 1982-1983, American Medical Rehabilitation Provider Association, chairman board directors, 2000-2001. Fellow Institute Medicine Chicago, American College Hospital Executives. Member American Hospital Association (chairman governing council for rehabilitation hospitals 1985, trustee 1991-1993, chairman policy committee 1993, executive committee 1993, Honor award 2007), American Congress Rehabilitation Medicine (chairman policy and development committee), Chicago Hospital Council (chairman committee rehabilitation 1978-1982, executive committee 1983), Healthcare Development and Research Institute (board directors 2005^), American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (chairman board directors 2000-2001), National Organization on Disability (board directors 1992-1997, medicare coverage advisory commission 1999-2002, presidential appointment commissioner commission on care for Americans wounded warriors, 2007), District of Columbia Hospital Association (board directors 2003^).


Married Judi G. Vicich, May 27, 1978.

James Edward

Bonnie Lee Eckenhoff

Judi G. Vicich