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John Norman Schwartz, American human services administrator. Named Executive of the Year, Health and Human Services Ministry, 1999; recipient Board Member of the Year award, Great Lake's Hemophilia Foundation, 1986, Outstanding Community Leadership award, Stony Island Chamber of Commerce, 1996, Circuit of Distinction award, American Hospital Association, 1999.


Schwartz, John Norman was born on December 13, 1945 in Watertown, Minnesota, United States. Son of Norman O. and Marion G. (Tesch) Schwartz.


Bachelor, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, 1967;Master of Health Administration, University of Minnesota, 1969.


Administrative resident, Lutheran Hospital and Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, 1968-1969;assistant administrator, St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1969-1973;medical administrator, St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1973-1975;vice president, St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, 1975-1984;senior vice-president and chief operating officer, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, 1984-1985;president and chief Executive officer, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, 1985-1988;executive vice president, Aurora Health Care Inc., Milwaukee, 1988-1989;general manager, SmithKline Beecham Beecham Clinical laboratories, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1989-1990;chief executive, Trinity Hospital of Advocate Health Care, Chicago, since 1991. Board directors Samaritan Health Plan, Milwaukee, 1984-1989.


Governor's appointee Council Hemophilia and Related Blood Disorders, Madison, 1978. Member Sullivan Chamber Ensemble, Milwaukee, 1975—1984. Board directors Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, 1975—1989, Southeast Chicago Development Commission, since 1996.

Member S. Chicago Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1993. Fellow: American College Healthcare Executives (regent 1993-1999, Regent's award for senior executive leadership 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, photography, music, choral singing.