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Patricia Ann Gibson Wood was American health care administrator. Kellogg Foundation grantee, 1987-1988.


Wood, Patricia Ann Gibson was born on November 14, 1942 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Arrell Morgan and Dorothy (Deitz) G.


Bachelor in English, University Oklahoma, 1963. Master of Library Science, University Oklahoma, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University Oklahoma, 1977.

Master of Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1996.


English teacher Norman (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1963-1965. Public services librarian University Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 1966-1968, serials librarian, 1971-1972, director media production, 1972-1977. Coordinator library services Oklahoma Regional Medical Program, 1968-1970.

Head reference department Wichita State University, 1978-1980. Manager library development DataPhase Systems, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 1980-1982. Vice president program administration, library director American Academy Family Physicians Foundation, 1982-1996.

Retired, 1996

Consultant American College Cardiology Library, 1986-1987.


Chairman regional screening committee American Field Service, Kansas City, 1987-1989. Board directors Midwest Ear Institute, 1993-1995. Member Medical Library.

Association (distinguished member Academy Health Science Libraries, chairman medical library education section 1989-1990, medical society libraries section 1991-1992), Kansas City Metropolitan Library. Network (president 1986, secretary 1987-1989), Health Sciences Library., Group Greater Kansas City (president since 1992), National Network Medical Libraries (regional advisory committee midcontinental region 1991-1996, regional advisory committee 1994-1996).


  • Other Interests

    Church choir, race walking, cross country skiing, golf.