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Richard O'Brien, American health facility executive. Certified health care executive. Recipient Distinguished Service award Palm Beach County Kidney Association, 1983.


O'Brien, Richard was born on April 2, 1943 in Brighton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Charles and Dorothy Marie (Keefe) O'B.


Bachelor, Florida Atlantic University, 1968. Master of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 1981.


Vice president materials management St. Mary's Hospital, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1979-1981. Executive vice president, chief operating officer Palm Beach Blood Bank, Inc., 1981-1989. President, chief executive officer Association Indiana Blood Centers, Inc., from 1990.

President Auxiliary Power Systems, Inc., from 1989, Negotiation Agents, International, West Palm Beach, 1988-1980. Consultant Baxter Health Care, Deerfield, Illinois, since 1988, Abbott Laboratories, diagnostic division, Chicago, since 1988.


President Palm Beach County Kidney Association, West Palm Beach, 1982, 84. Board directors State of Florida Kidney Association, Tallahassee, Florida, 1981. Delegate End Stage Renal Disease Network 19, Tallahassee, 1980.

Member American Association Blood Banks, Florida Association Blood Banks, Inc. (chairman 1991), American College Health Care Executives.


  • Other Interests

    Horse raising, tennis, golf.


Married Mary Kathleen Rogers, July 25, 1964. Children: Michelle Lynn, Kevin Richard, Stephanie Patricia.