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Uwe Gunnersen, Danish, American health facility administrator. Diplomate American College Health Care Executives; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; certified mental health administrator.

Background

Gunnersen, Uwe was born on February 10, 1935 in Denmark. Arrived in the United States, 1958, naturalized, 1964. Son of H. Thomas and H. Agneta (Strufe) Gunnersen.

Education

Came to the United States, 1958, naturalized, 1964. Bachelor of Science, University Copenhagen, 1956. Master of Sciences, University Hamburg (West Germany), 1958.

Career

Psychiatric socialworker Divsn. Psychiatry, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1962-1968. Associate administrator Martha Washington Hospital, Chicago, 1968-1969.

Program policy advisory Illinois Department Mental Health, 1969-1971. Mental health consultant region V, National Institute of Mental Health, 1971-1973. Division director Joint Commission Accreditation of Hosps., 1973-1976.

President Human Services Horizons Inc., San Francisco, 1976-1979. Executive director Azure Acres Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, 1979^. Member task force President's Commission Mental Health, 1978, Contra Costa County (California) Council Aging, 1978-1979.

Diplomate American College Health Care Executives. Cert.mental health administrator, social worker.

Membership

Member task force President's Commission Mental Health, 1978, Contra Costa County (California) Council Aging, 1978-1979. Diplomate American College Health Care Executives. Fellow Royal Society Health, American College Addiction Treatment Adminstrs.

Member National Association Social Workers, Association Mental Health Adminstrs., Employee Assistance Professionals Association (certified 1987), National Association Alcoholism Treatment Programs (board directors 1984-1990, 91^), American Public Health Association, American Health Planning Association.

Connections

Married Veronica Peper, June 2, 1962. Children: Kirsten, Thomas.