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Jerald Robert Happel, American health care facility administrator.


Happel, Jerald Robert was born on January 22, 1943 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Robert John and Glovana Marie (Bennett) Happel.


Bachelor, Morningside College, 1965. Master of Science, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1967.


Assistant administrator Colorado General Hospital, Denver, 1967-1972, administrator, 1972-1977, Rose Medical Center, Denver, 1977-1986. President Aricana Resources, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1986-1987, C-Max International incorporated, Vancouver, 1987-1988. Chief administrative officer Mercy Medical Center, Denver, since 1988.

Faculty member University Colorado, Denver, 1967-1977.


Member American College Health Administrators, Colorado Hospital Association (chairman 1979-1980, board directors since 1977, member legislation council, 1977-1985, chairman Long Range Planning Commission 1983-1984), Colorado Foundation (board directors 1977-1979), Denver Metro. Hospital Council (president 1974-1975), American Hosp Association (member regulatory advisory board). Lodges: Optimists (Boulder, Colorado) (president 1970-1971).


  • Other Interests

    Biking, skiing, fishing, boating.


Married Barbara Jean Carper, June 30, 1982 (divorced July 1978). Children: Anthony Allan, Amy Sue.