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John Robert Ball, American Healthcare executive. John Gordon Stipe scholar, National Merit scholar, Emory University, 1962. Senior surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1974-1977. Member Institute Medicine of NAS, New York Academy of Medicine, North Carolina Bar Association, International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care, American Clinical and Climatological Association, Society Medical Adminstrs.

Background

Ball, John Robert was born on July 16, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama, United States. Son of John Cooper Junior and Ellen Beverly (Williams) Ball.

Education

AB, Emory University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, Duke University, 1972.

Career

Research associate, Duke U. School Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1971-1972;resident in medicine, Duke U. School Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1972-1974;assistant to director office assistant secretary for health, United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland., 1974-1976;chief medical audit branch bureau quality assurance, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Rockville, 1976-1977;senior policy analyst Office Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of President, Washington, 1978-1981;associate executive vice president, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 1981-1986;executive vice president, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 1986-1994;also master, American College of Physicians, Philadelphiasenior scholar, Association Academy Health Centers, Washington, 1994-1995;executive vice president, acting president, Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1995-1996;president, Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, since 1996. Robert Wood Johnson clinical scholar George Washington University, Washington, 1977-1979. Board of managers Pennsylvania Hospital.

Board directors Milbank Memorial Fund.

Membership

Senior surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1974-1977. Member Institute Medicine of NAS, New York Academy of Medicine, North Carolina Bar Association, International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care, American Clinical and Climatological Association, Society Medical Adminstrs.

Connections

Married Cornelia Anne Phillips, August 13, 1966 (divorced 1983). Children: Kristen Anne, John Robert. Married Pamela Preston Reynolds, January 9, 1988 (divorced 2006).