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physician , Insurance company executive

George Orin Thomasson, American physician, insurance company executive. Certified public manager. Recipient outstanding contribution award Colorado Hospital Association, l985.


Thomasson, George Orin was born on April 22, 1937 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Son of Loris and Elsie Mae (Parker) Thomasson.


Bachelor, North Texas State University, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas Southwestern, Dallas, 1962. Postgraduate, University Georgia, 1976.


International, U. Arkansas Medical Ctr, 1962-1963;residence, United States Public Health Service, 1963-1965;private practice, Russellville, Arkansas, l965-66;instructor, U. Florida Medical School, Gainesville, l966-7l;university physician, U. Georgia, Athens, l97l-73;district health officer, Georgia Department Human Resources, Athens, l973-78;assistant professor, U. Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, l978-83;clinical assistant professor department family practice, U. Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 1983-1992;graduate faculity, U. Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, since 1990;clinical associate professor department family medicine, U. Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, since 1992;risk manager, Medical Liability Cons. Program, Denver, 1983-1988;vice president risk management, COPIC Insurance Company, Denver, since 1988. Medical director Alachua County Head Start project, Gainesville, 1968-1971.

Medical consultant Robert Wood Johnson School Health Project, Denver, 1978-1980, Clinical Reference Systems Inc., Englewood, Colorado, Colorado Lieutenant Governor's Rural Council, 1983-1986. Board directors Pricare, Inc., Englewood. Member mammography advocacy project Colorado Department Health, 1988-1992, future of public health task force, 1989.

Breast cancer task force Colorado chapter American Cancer Society, since 1987. Colorado Vascular Disease Prevention Coalition, 1989-1993.


  • Certified public manager.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical publications.


Consultant Gilpin County Health Center, Black Hawk, Colorado, l983-85, Clinica Compasina, Lafayette, Colorado, l984-87, Colorado Health Department, l984—. Member American Medical Association, American Association Medical Systems and Informatics, American Academy Medical Directors, Colorado Medical Association (chairman community health issues council 1981-1994, chairman medical informatics committee since 1989), Denver Medical Society President (gold Star award 1986), Colorado Medical Society (informatics committee 1989-1994, rural health committee since 1995, Commendation award 1989), Denver Medical Society (public health committee 1985-1989), American College Physician Executives (public health committee 1985-1990), Physicians Insurance Association American (loss prevention committee since 1994), American Society Healthcare Risk Management (Certified of Appreciation).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, Celtic mythology, wood carving, outdoor activities.


Married Dorothy Jane Adams, November 25, 1962 (divorced 1978). Married Jacqueline Jean Soter, July 6, 1984. Children: Laura, William, Patrick, David, Elizabeth, Elaine Kristen, Jill, Paul.

Loris Thomasson

Elsie Mae (Parker) Thomasson

Dorothy Jane Adams

Jacqueline Jean Soter

Laura Thomasson

William Thomasson

Patrick Thomasson

David Thomasson

Elizabeth Thomasson

Elaine Kristen Thomasson

Jill Thomasson

Paul Thomasson