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Gerald Dennis Fitzgerald, American hospital administrator. Recipient Torch Drive award, 1978.


Fitzgerald, Gerald Dennis was born on October 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Lloyd Edward and Elizabeth A. (McBride) Fitzgerald.


Bachelor of Science, University Detroit, 1963. Master of Health Administration, University Michigan, 1965.


Administrative assistant, St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Illinois, 1965-1966;assistant director, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, 1966-1967;associate director, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, 1967-1977;executive vice president, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, 1977-1978;president, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, since 1978.


President Oakwood Foundation. Member Dearborn Citizen Education Council, chairman finance committee. Active United Way Michigan, United Foundation.

Fellow American College Hospital Administrators. Member Michigan Hospital Association, Greater Detroit Area Hospital Association (member services committee, chairman), American Hospital Association, Professional Services Review Organizations Hospital Administrators (advisory committee), Dearborn Country Club, Fairlane Club, Rotary.


Married Janice Phillips, September 10, 1966. Children: Thomas, Robert.