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Frederick Hohmann Kerr Edit Profile

Frederick Hohmann Kerr was American health facility and academic administrator.

Background

Kerr, Frederick Hohmann was born on July 11, 1936 in Pittsburgh. Son of Nathan Frederick and Laura Marie (Hohmann) Kerr.

Education

Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1958. Master of Public Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1961. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1996.

Career

Executive secretary Pennsylvania Economy League, Fayette County Branch, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1959;executive secretary Pennsylvania Economy League, Armstrong County Branch, Kittanning, Pennsylvania, 1959-1962;executive secretary, Woodbury Tax Research Conference, Sioux City, Iowa., 1962-1965;public service director, City of Sioux City, 1965-1966;from assistant administrator to associate administrator, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, 1966-1971;administrator, Chief Executive Officer,, Memorial Hospital of Michigan City, Inc., Indiana, 1971-1975;president, Chief Executive Officer,, St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, Ohio., 1975-1986;president, Chief Executive Officer,, Lutheran Hospital Indiana, Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, 1986-1995;vice president for development, Quorum Health Resources, Inc., Brentwood, Tennessee, since 1995. Director Ohio Hospital Insurance Company, Columbus, treasurer 1981-1984.

Membership

Trustee Ohio Hospital Association, Columbus, 1983—1985. Director Siouxland United Way, 1968—1971, Fort Wayne Public television, 1990—1994, United Way Allen County, Fort Wayne, since 1990. Trustee Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley, since 2004.

Member Iowa Intergovtl. Relations Committee, Des Moines, 1964—1967. Member Rancho Vistoso Advisory Board Northwest Medical Center, Tucson, 2002—2005.

Member of American Society for Public Administration (life. National council 1966-1969), American Protestant Health Association (vice chairman 1988-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: wine appreciation, golf.

Connections

Married Ethyl Nylene Bashline, 1960 (divorced 1969). Married Phyllis Jensen, August 21, 1970, 1 child, Linda Jean.