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Marilyn Williams

Marilyn Williams, American health care organization executive. Diplomate American College Healthcare Executives. Richards Company scholar, 1970; named an Outstanding Young Women of America, 1974, Woman of Year Jackson Business and Professional Women's Club, 1984; recipient Commendation award VA, 1977.

Background

Williams, Marilyn was born on July 28, 1950 in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Charley Thurman and Wilma Margaret (Burke) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Queens College, 1971. Master of Science, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1977.

Career

Assistant biochemist, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, 1972-1975;assistant executive director, Jefferson County Medical Society, Birmingham, 1977-1978;director project review, Birmingham Regional Health Systems Agency, 1978-1980;vice president planning and regulation, Mississippi Hospital Association, Jackson, 1980-1982;vice president planning, regulation and data, Mississippi Hospital Association, 1982-1985;coordinator for corporation planning, Commision on Professional and Hospital Activities, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1986-1989;chief operating officer, Commision on Professional and Hospital Activities, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1990-1991;director operations, Visiting Nurse Association, Birmingham, Alabama, 1991-1993;president, Future Health Concepts, Birmingham, since 1994;wellness and prevention specialist, Choice Behavioral Health Partnership, Birmingham, since 1996. Wellness and prevention specialist Choice Behavioral Health Partnership.

Membership

Member allocations committee United Way, Jackson, 1985. Board directors Modern Dance Collective, Jackson, 1985. Commissioner for Housing Authority for Birmingham District.

Chairperson Magic City Harvest, 1993-1994. Board directors A Baby's Place, 1994-1995, Positive Maturity, 1994. Member American Hospital Association, Society Hospital Planning and Marketing, University Alabama Alumni Association Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration, Birmingham Area Chamber of Commerce (chair health services committee 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: kayaking, exercise, politics, gardening.