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Judith Andre Ryan, American health care executive, hospital administrator, nurse. Registered nurse, Minnesota. Bush Leadership fellow, 1978-1979; recipient Distinguished Alumnae award St. Olaf College, 1984.

Background

Ryan, Judith Andre was born on September 11, 1936 in Vermillion, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Hugo Carl and Nelle Marie (Schultz) Andre.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, St. Olaf College, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy in Hospital and Health Care Administration, University of Minnesota, 1983.

Career

Staff nurse, Mower County Public Health Nursing Services, Family Nursing Service, St. Paul, 1958-1962;assistant executive director governmental public relations, Minnesota Nurses Association, Minneapolis, 1964-1968;instructor, St. Mary's Junior College, Minneapolis, 1975-1976;director nursing education, Rochester Methodist Hospital, Minnesota, 1976-1980;deputy executive director, American Nurses' Association, Kansas City, Missoury, 1980-1981;executive director, American Nurses' Association, Kansas City, Missoury, 1982-1989;vice president, Lutheran General Health Care System, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1989-1991;senior vice president, Lutheran General Health Care System, Park Ridge, Illinois, since 1991. Board of Governors EcuMed, New York City. Board directors The Kendall Company.

Consultant in field.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Minnesota Comprehensive Health Planning Advisory Council, 1968-1976. Trustee St. Olaf College. Member American Academy Nurses, American Society Association Executives, National League for Nursing, National Commision on Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Darrell Richard Yates, September 13, 1958 (divorced June 1975). Married Gerald Odin Ryan, December 22, 1982. Children: Allison Marie, Matthew Andre.