The American Academy of Medical Administrators has named Ross P. Marine its 1995 Healthcare Executive of the Year.
Marine is administrator of Truman Medical Center-East, a public hospital operated by Jackson County, Mo., near the Kansas City suburb of Lee's Summit.
Marine, 57, graduated with a master's degree from the University of Minnesota health administration program.
Before coming to Truman in 1990 he was chief executive officer of Presentation Medical Center in Rolla, N.D., Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, Kan., and University of North Dakota Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics in Grand Forks.
The Healthcare Executive of the Year honor is the AAMA's highest award.