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Gwen Oliver Arcara, American health services executive. Board member United Cerebral Palsy Association, Buffalo, since 1978, Artpark and Company, Lewiston, New York, 1985-1986, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, since 1990; vice chair board State University of New York, Buffalo, 1985-1990. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Hospital Association.

Background

Arcara, Gwen Oliver was born on August 19, 1945 in Tulsa. Daughter of Paul William and Ruth Hazel (Harris) Oliver.

Education

Student, Oklahoma State University, 1963-1965;student, University Minnesota, 1969;Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1971;Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1974.

Career

Teacher special education, Board Cooperative Education Superior vena cava syndrome, Buffalo, 1972-1980;national accounts administrator, Rich Products Corporation, Buffalo, 1979-1980;executive vice president, Durham Medical Search, Buffalo, 1980-1983;president, Physician International, Buffalo, 1983-1985;director executive and physician placement, American Medical International, Los Angeles, 1985-1987;director marketing, Shared Health Options, Buffalo, 1988-1991;president, Health United States of America, Amherst, New York, since 1991. Board directors Buffalo General Hospital Foundation.

Membership

Board member United Cerebral Palsy Association, Buffalo, since 1978, Artpark and Company, Lewiston, New York, 1985-1986, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, since 1990. Vice chair board State University of New York, Buffalo, 1985-1990. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Hospital Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, travel, snorkeling, sailing.

Connections

Married Richard Joseph Arcara, July 1, 1976.