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Robert Marshall Carlson, American health facility administrator. Served to commander, Medical Service Corps., United States Naval Reserve, 1972-1998. Member Medical Group Management Association, American College Medical Practice Executives, Association Military Surgeons of the United States, Professional Ski Instructors American, Reserve Officers Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Sigma.


Carlson, Robert Marshall was born on October 6, 1950 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Marshall Lawrence and Alice (Christine) Carlson.


Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1972. Postgraduate in public health, University Utah, 1972. Master of Engineering in Health Education, University Toledo, 1977.


Planning analyst, then foundation director Riverside Hospital, Toledo, 1975-1978. Hospital planning coordinator Medical College Ohio, 1978-1980, assistant hospital director for ambulatory programs, 1980-1981. Consultant P.M.S. (Planning & Management Services) Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota, 1981-1982.

Director health technical marketing, senior consultant Ellerbe Consultant Group, 1983-1985. Marketing director Ellerbe Associates Inc., Minneapolis, 1986. Vice president Ellerbe Associates, 1987-1989, Export United States of America Publications, Minneapolis, 1989-1991.

Director physician services HealthEast, St. Paul, 1991-1995. Executive administrator OSF Medical Group, OSF Healthcare Systems, Peoria, Illinois, 1995-1999. Director clinical services Phycor, Inc., Nashville, 1999-2000.

Senior associate Progressive Healthcare, Inc., 2000—2002. Administrator Medicine Patient Care Centers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2003—2006. Vice president, executive director ambulatory clinics Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, New Orleans, since 2007.


Served to lieutenant commander, Medical Svc. Corps, United States Naval Reserve 1972^. Member American College Hospital Adminstrs., American Hospital Association, Association Military Surgeons of the United States, Professional Ski Instrs.

American, Reserve Officers Association, The Society Marketing Professional Services, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Sigma.


Married Robin Shankey, May 29, 1987. Children: Todd Marshall, Scott Thomas.