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Gayle Annette Hallin, American public health administrator.


Hallin, Gayle Annette was born on April 8, 1948 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Gene Douglas and Melvina Therina (Ose) Sanford.


Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1970;Master in Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1977;CDL, University of California Public Health, Leadership Institute, 1994.


Medical/surgical nurse St. Joseph Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1970-1971. Orthopedic nurse Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minnesota, 1971-1972. Public health nurse Anoka Minnesota County, 1972—1975.

Health coordinator City of Bloomington, Minnesota, 1977-1986, health administrator, 1986-1999. Assistant commissioner Minnesota Department Health, since 1999. With Minnesota Healthcare Commission, 1993-1997.

Member health and partnership board, executive committee Minnesota Hospital, 1997-1999. Co-chair Center for Population Health, 1996-1999.


Trustee Healtheast, St. Paul, 1986-1989, Bethesda Medical Center, St. Paul, since 1977. Member Metro Trustee Council, Minneapolis-St. Paul, since 1988, president, 1990. Board directors North Suburban Youth Health Clinic, Robbinsdale, Minnesota, 1976-1981.

President Bloomington Heart Health, Inc., 1990-1991. Board directors Bloomington Foundation, since 1989. Youth leader St. Paul Lutheran Church, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1976.

Member Coalition of Minnesota Nursing Orgns., since 1989. With United Way Council of Agency Executives, since 1986. Member APHA, Minnesota Public Health Association (president 1988-1989), Minnesota Community Health Superior vena cava syndrome Adminstrs.

Association (chair 1991-1992), Minnesota Public Health Nursing Dirs. Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, knitting, sewing, gardening, photography, biking, swimming, traveling.


Married John Paul Hallin, June 6, 1969. Children: Kjersten, Britta, Johan.