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Roland Thomas Keddie, American Physician, hospital administrator, lawyer ( hlth: medical.hlth: hlth. svc.law: pract. & administration)physician, hospital administrator, lawyer. award 1974, 77, 80), Allegheny County Med.


Keddie, Roland Thomas was born on October 21, 1928 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Barkeley and Jessie E. (Keddie) Isenberg.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Pittsburgh, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Pittsburgh, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1970.


Michelle; children by previous marriage: Roland, Thomas, Francis, Robert, Michael, Karen, Andrew, Rosemary. Intern St. Josephs Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1958. Practice medicine specializing in emergency medicine and family practice.

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1970. Medico legal consultant, 1970^. Medical director Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1971.

Director emergency department Connemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnston, Pennsylvania, 1976-1977, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1978-1980, department chairman emergency services McKeesport (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1980-1983, also director emergency medicine residency program. President EmergiCenters Inc., 1983^. Department chairman family practice St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1990^.

President Emergency Medical Services Institute, 1982-1985. Adjunct Professor School Nursing, U. Pittsburgh.


Served with United States Navy, 1946-1947, 50-52. Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Member American College Emergency Physicians (life, board directors Pennsylvania chapter 1977-1981, 83-86, vice president 1980-1981, president 1985-1986), Pennsylvania Medical Society, Hospital Association Pennsylvania (member professional practice committee 1981-1982), Allegheny County Bar Association, American Medical Association (PhysiciansRecognition award 1974, 77, 80), Allegheny County Medical Society, Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (director 1980), Society Teachers Emergency Medicine, Beta Beta Beta.


Married Suzanne M. Seno, February 6, 1978. 1 child, Dawn Michelle. Children by previous marriage: Roland, Thomas, Francis, Robert, Michael, Karen, Andrew, Rosemary.