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Richard Edward Zitzow, American hospital administrator. Certified health care administrator. Recipient Professional award State Hospital Association, 1975, Outstanding Performance award United States Public Health Service, 1975, Administrators award for Excellence, 1980, Superior Service award, 1988.


Zitzow, Richard Edward was born on August 26, 1937 in Newark. Son of August and Genevieve (Katloski) Zitzow.


Associate of Arts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1962. Master in Public Health in Health Care Administration, University Minnesota, 1976.


Director clinical laboratory United States Public Health Service, Mount Edgecumbe, Alaska, 1962-1966, Gallup, New Mexico, 1966-1971, director hospital Kayenta, Arizona, 1971-1973, Barrow, Alaska, 1973-1976. Director program development Alaska Native Health Service, Anchorage, 1976-1980, executive officer, since 1980. Vice president Federal Credit Union, Mount Edgecumbe, 1964-1966.

Vice president council of service unit directors United States Public Health Service, 1974-1976.


Member mayor's advisory committee health and social services, Anchorage, 1979, mayor's planning committee community planning Governor's Advisory Group, Anchorage, 1983-1986. Member American College Health Care Executives, Federal Health Care Executives Association, Health Care Executives Alaska. Lodges: Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Boating, flyfishing, astronomy.


Married Caroline Bernadette Zitzow, June 10, 1962. Children: Patricia, Richard E. Junior, Vera.