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Francis Xavier Kearns, American health care executive. Certified medical technical, clinical bioanalyst. Recipient Speaker award American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1988, Flying Colonel award Delta Airlines, 1989. Trustee Childrens Museum Utah, Salt Lake City, since 1987; member health care task force Utah Coalition 2000, Salt Lake City, since 1989.


Kearns, Francis Xavier was born on November 23, 1943 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Vincent Francis and Dorothy Elenor (McDonald) Kearns.


Bachelor, California State University, Northridge, 1970;Master of Science in Medical Technology, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1975;certified in management, Claremont (California) Graduate Business School, 1978;Master of Business Administration, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 1988.


Research assistant, Holy Cross Hospital, San Fernando, California, 1968-1970;clinical lab technologist, Holy Cross Hospital, 1970-1972;technical director, Smith Kline Clinical Laboratory, Los Angeles, 1972-1975;vice president, general manager, Smith Kline Clinical Laboratory, Burbank, California, 1975-1980;vice president service group, Bachelor of Science in Law Technology, Salt Lake City, 1980-1982;principal consultant, Diversified Health Associations, Salt Lake City, 1982-1984;vice president business development, ARUP Inc. Medical laboratories, Salt Lake City, 1984-1985;executive vice president, ARUP Inc. Medical laboratories, 1985-1990.

President, chief Executive officer Biotrace laboratories, Salt Lake City, since 1990. Assistant clinical professor U. Utah School Medicine Pathology, Salt Lake City, since 1986. Instructor medical technical U. Utah College Pharmacy, 1985-1986.


Trustee Childrens Museum Utah, Salt Lake City, since 1987. Member health care task force Utah Coalition 2000, Salt Lake City, since 1989.


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, golf.


Married Patricia Anne Leuf, February 9, 1964. Children: Theresa Lynn, Denise Michelle, Cheryl Melissa.