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Laurence Aram Tanner, American hospital administrator. James scholar, 1964.


Tanner, Laurence Aram was born on June 27, 1946 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sylvan and Doris (Liss) Tanner.


Bachelor of Science in Management, University Rhode Island, 1970. Master in Public Health, Yale University, 1972. Postgraduate, University Indiana, 1974.

Postgraduate, Yale University, 1979.


Resident in administration, The Waterbury (Connecticut) Hospital, 1972;assistant administrator, The Waterbury (Connecticut) Hospital, 1972-1976;associate administrator, The Waterbury (Connecticut) Hospital, 1976-1980;president, chief Executive officer, Bristol (Connecticut) Hospital, 1980-1987;president, Greater Bristol Health Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, 1984-1987;president, BHV, Inc., 1984-1987;president, BMOB Corporation, 1984-1987;president, Bristol Hospital Development Foundation, 1984-1987;president, chief Executive officer, New Britain (Connecticut) General Hospital, since 1987. Preceptor department epidemiology public health Yale University, since 1974, lecturer hospital administration, since 1980. With health care management U. Connecticut, since 1978.

Lecturer biostatistics Hartford Graduate Center, 1977-1978. Board directors Burritt Internat.Fin. BanCorp, Connecticut Natural Gas.

Board directors South Control Connecticut Health Care Coalition, chairman Capital area health consortium management county, since 1994.


Member health system management advising committee U. Connecticut, since 1981, member of advisory county U. Connecticut Health Center, since 1987. Board directors United Cmty. Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., 1987-1991.

Member of advisory board United Bank and Trust Company, 1980-1990, member commission on long-range facilities Burlington Board Education, since 1986. Member of advisory county to graduate program in health administration Western Connecticut State University Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1967-1970. Member American College Hospital Adminstrs., Connecticut Hospital Association, New England Hosp.Assembly, American Hospital Association, Association for Advancment of Medical Instrumentation (vice president health industry board directors, member Executive Committee since 1983), New Britain Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1990), Yale University Alumni Association Massachusetts (president), Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.


Married Janis A. Piazza, August 23, 1969. Children: Rebecca, David, Sarah.