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Rick Coger, American health science facility administrator, educator. Certified secondary teacher, South Carolina. Named Distinguished Leader, American Leadership Council, 1984-1985; recipient various awards VA, 1979, 82, 84, 85, Training Officers award United States Government, 1979, Distinguished Leadership award, 1989, International Leaders in Achievement award, 1990.


Coger, Rick was born on June 30, 1940 in Pineland, South Carolina, United States. Son of Martin and Mary (Brantley) Coger.


Bachelor of Science, Savannah State University, 1962. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1972.


Assistant professor Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi, 1965-1967, Center State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, 1967-1970. Administrative associate Ohio State University, Columbus, 1970-1972. Professor Wilberforce University, 1972-1975.

Assistant director instructional design South Center Regional Medical Education Center Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Louis, 1975-1991. Program director Continuing Education Center Department Veterans Affairs, since 1991. Adjunct professor Concordia University Wisconsin, St. Louis, Missouri, since 1993.

Arbitrator Better Business Bureau, St. Louis, since 1984. Educational evaluator National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, Washington, since 1983. Instructional designer American Medical Record Association, Chicago, 1978-1981.


Volunteer Peace Corps, Belize City, Belize, 1962-1964. Board directors PTO Oakville Elementary School, St. Louis, 1980-1984. President Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 1984-1986.

Member school improvement leadership team, member technical task force for Mehlville School System. Member parents advisory committee Oakville Senior High School. Member American Technology Association, Health Education Media Association, American Council Comparative Education, Health Sciences Communication Association (program member 1987), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel tour guiding, voluntary assistance.


Married Lillian Annette Beasley, July 28, 1964. Children: Brenton Raval, Tiffany Ashelia.