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John Edward Stibbards, Canadian hospital executive. Recipient Resolution award National Association Children's Hospitals, 1980.


Stibbards, John Edward was born on December 13, 1936 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Came to the United States, 1984. Son of Harold and Winnifred (Ward) Stibbards.


Bachelor, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1958. Chartered accountant, Ontario Institute Chartered Accountants, Toronto, Canada, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Walden University, 1986.


Controller Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, 1964-1965, assistant administrator, 1966-1968, administrator, 1981-1984. Vice president Medcom Medical Computer Company, 1968-1970. Director finance Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, 1970-1972, administrator, 1972-1976.

Executive director Children's Hospital Alabama, Birmingham, 1976-1981. President Children's Hospital Buffalo, from 1984. Clinical assistant professor School Community and Allied Health Resources University Alabama, Birmingham, since 1972, School Nursing, 1980-1981.

Preceptor Masters Health Science degree Health Administration department University Toronto, 1984. Co-founder, secretary, treasurer automated medical program Children's Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio, 1972-1980. Chairman board directors National Association Children's Hospitals, Washington, since 1985, board directors, since 1983.


Chairman division United Way, Buffalo, 1987, chairman section, 1986. Chairman Birmingham Regional Hospital Council, 1981. Member accounting department management advisory council University Waterloo, 1983-1986.

Member advisory committee Tay-Sachs Disease Prevention, Birmingham, 1978-1981. Trustee Children's Oncology Services Alabama, Birmingham, 1978-1981, Alabama chapter Crippled Children and Adults, Birmingham, 1977-1981. Board directors Birmingham area council Boy Scouts American, 1978-1981.

Member American Hospital Association, American College Health Care Executives, Chartered Accountants Ontario, Western New York Hospital Association (board directors since 1985), American Lung Association (board directors since 1986). Clubs: Country, Saturn (Buffalo).


Married Gwendolyn F. Hicks, December 19, 1958. Children: David G., Sandra M.