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Richard Allen Pierson, American hospital administrator. Vice chairman, member Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission, Little Rock, 1982-1992, chairman, 1992-1995. Captain United States Air Force, 1966-1970. Member American Hospital Association (governing council metropolitan hospitals section 1988-1990), American College Healthcare Executives (nominee).

Background

Pierson, Richard Allen was born on December 17, 1944 in Emporia, Kansas, United States. Son of Lea Ross and Irene (Loren) Pierson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kansas State Teachers College, 1966. Master of Business Administration, University Utah, 1971. Master of Health Administration, University Minnesota, 1974.

Career

Administrative resident, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, 1973-1974;assistant director, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, 1974-1977;associate director, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, 1977-1981;hospital director, University Hospital Arkansas, Little Rock, 1981-1986;executive director, University Hospital Arkansas, Little Rock, since 1986. Board directors University Hospital Consortium, Chicago.

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Membership

Vice chairman, member Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission, Little Rock, 1982-1992, chairman, 1992-1995. Captain United States Air Force, 1966-1970. Member American Hospital Association (governing council metropolitan hospitals section 1988-1990), American College Healthcare Executives (nominee).

Connections

Married LuJean Hiatt, June 24, 1967. Children: Lindsey, Alyssa, Jedd, Amanda, Adam, Aaron, Spencer.