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Clinical engineer

Richard Gerald Gaughan, American clinical engineer. Decorated Bronze Star, Air medal, 3 Purple Hearts; recipient Navy Achievement medal, 1981.


Gaughan, Richard Gerald was born on July 28, 1948 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of William Henry and Florette Ethyl (Richards) Gaughan.


BTh, Jacksonville Theological Seminary, 1990. AS in Electronics, City University, 1988. Postgraduate, Daytona Beach Community College, since 1993.


Hospital corpsman 1st class, United States Navy, 1977; served as biomedical electronics technician, United States Navy, 1977-1988; director clinical engineering, West Volusia Memorial Hospital, Deland, Florida, since 1988. Chairman hazardous waste West Volusia Memorial Hospital, Deland, 1989-1993.


Chairman Port Orange (Florida) Parks and Recreation Committee, 1993. Vice president Spruce Creek High School Athletic Boosters, Port Orange, 1989-1990. With United States Navy, 1967-1969, Vietnam.

Member Disabled American Veterans, American Society Hospital Engineers, Electronics Technicians Association, Association for the Advancement Medical Instrumentation, Southeastern Association Hospital Engineers, Florida biomedical Society, Central Florida biomedical Instrumentation Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur radio operator, softball.


Married Lori Diane Rule, October 11, 1977. Children: Tina M., Kelly A., Casey E.

William Henry Gaughan

Florette Ethyl (Richards) Gaughan

Lori Diane Rule

Tina M. Gaughan

Kelly A. Gaughan

Casey E. Gaughan