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Robert Bruce Ohlen, American hospital executive. Named Young Alumnus of Year, Dakota Wesleyan University, l979.


Ohlen, Robert Bruce was born on February 26, 1943 in Pipestone, Minnesota, United States. Son of Virgil Robert Ohlen and Mildred Loraine (Thiele) Skogmo.


Student, University South Dakota, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Dakota Wesleyan University, 1965. Master of Health Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1968.


Administrator intern, Anoka (Minnesota) Eastern State Hospital, l965-66;administrative resident, Hillsborough County Division Hospitals, Tampa, Florida, l967-68;assistant administrator, Hillsborough County Division Hospitals, Tampa, Florida, l968-74;associate director, Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida, l974-79;chief Executive officer, Lawrence (Kansas) Memorial Hospital, l979-.


The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.


The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.


Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


Chairman campaign drive United Way, Lawrence, l984, board directors, l985-88. Board directors Kaw Valley council Girl Scouts United States of America, l983-89, Lawrence Hidden Valley Committee, Inc., l985-88. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives, Royal Society Health.

Member International Hospital Federation, Lawrence C. of Chamber (board directors l987—), Kiwanis (appreciation award Lawrence l985).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.


Married Gudrun Elfriede Umbach, February l3, l97l. Children: Christine Ann, Nicole Annual.