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Hospital administrator , Physician

Joseph Bernard Stocklen, American physician, hospital administrator. Recipient Dearholt medal Mississippi Valley Conference on Tuberculosis, 1957; Will Ross medal National Tuberculosis Association, 1966; Distinguished Service award Academy Medicine Cleveland, 1975; named Medical Alumnus of Year, School Medicine, Case-Western Reserve U., 1973; named to American Lung Association Hall of Fame, 1980.


Stocklen, Joseph Bernard was born on March 26, 1906 in Nelsonville, Ohio, United States. Son of John Joseph and Gertrude (Jacoby) Stocklen.


Bachelor of Arts, Ohio U., 1927. Doctor of Medicine Western Reserve U., 1930.


Resident physician Sunny Acres Hospital, Cleveland, 1933-1937, 40-41, medical superintendent, 1942-1970. Intern Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, 1937-1938, assistant resident physician, 1938-1940. President medical staff, 1963.

Acting vice president community health Cuyahoga County Hospital, Cleveland, 1973-1975. Controller Tuberculosis Cuyahoga County, 1942-1975, controller chronic illness, 1959-1975. Assistant clinical professor medicine emeritus Case-Western Reserve U., since 1976, associate clinical professor community health emeritus, since 1975.

Secretary, Forest City Hospital Association, 1944-1971. Board examiners nursing home adminstrs. State of Ohio, 1970-1975.

President Mississippi Valley Conference on Tuberculosis, 1959. Trustee, Golden Age Centers, since 1974.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Public Health Association. Member of the American Medical Association, Ohio Medical Society, Ohio Tuberculosis and Health Association (president 1945-1946, vice president 1951-1952, secretary 1952-1979), American Thoracic Society (president 1968-1969), National Tuberculosis Association (Vice-President 1970-1971), American (president 1974-1975, trustee 1951-1975), Northern Ohio (president 1976-1978) lung associations.


Married Violet Freiler, December 14, 1963.

John Joseph Stocklen

Gertrude (Jacoby) Stocklen

Violet Freiler