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James Edward Shmerling, American Hospital administrator. Recipient Citation for District Services United Jewish Appeal, 1978. Board member Ronald McDonald House, Indianapolis, since 1987; treasurer Hooverwood Nursing Home, Indianapolis, since 1990. Member National Association of Children's Hospitals & Related Institutions, Alabama Regent Advisory Committee, Kiwanis, American College of Healthcare Executives, B'Nai B'rith.

Background

Shmerling, James Edward was born on June 11, 1954 in St. Louis. Son of Abram Carl and Frances Lee (Zeitlin) Shmerling.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1976. Master of Science, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1980. Master of Business Administration, Samford University, Birmingham, 1984.

Career

Administrator assistant, assistant administrator, associate administrator, Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, 1981-1987;associate director/administrator, Indiana U. Hospital/Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, since 1987. Adjunct assistant professor of University Ala, Birmingham, since 1986.

Membership

Board member Ronald McDonald House, Indianapolis, since 1987. Treasurer Hooverwood Nursing Home, Indianapolis, since 1990. Member National Association of Children's Hospitals & Related Institutions, Alabama Regent Advisory Committee, Kiwanis, American College of Healthcare Executives, B'Nai B'rith.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, swimming, traveling.

Connections

Married Debra Tamara Etkind, June 18, 1978. Children: Marc, Phillip, Bryna, Erin.