Eric Crowell

Job title: 
NAH Board Member
Practice: 
Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors

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Eric T. Crowell, BS, MHA, was elected to the Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors in 2021. For more than 37 years, Mr. Crowell has held various leadership roles in healthcare administration, served on numerous local, state and national boards, and has enjoyed the journey! He retired in 2018 after being President and CEO of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines (UPH-DM – Level 1 Tertiary, 3 Seconday, and 7 Rural Affiliate hospitals) for 17 years. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Trinity Regional Health System in the Quad Cities (Iowa and Illinois) for 15 years.

Mr. Crowell is a graduate of Iowa State University, with his major in Industrial Administration, and a minor in Statistics. He pursued his graduate work in healthcare administration at the University of Minnesota and graduated with a Master's in Hospital Administration degree in 1982. Over many years, he stayed involved in teaching and held an adjunct faculty position at the University of Iowa.

Mr. Crowell has been actively involved in Medical Education. UPH-DM has 105 Residents and Fellows. He is the past Chair of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Regional Campus, and still stays supportive of medical education. He served on the national board of the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) until his retirement in 2018.

Mr. Crowell is a Lifetime Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He currently stays active in healthcare by supporting the UPH Pathology Labs Inc. through the courier services corp.

He is married to Kathy Crowell, a retired Nurse Midwife. Has 6 grandchildren (all within 3 miles of our home). His hobbies and passions are his 1930 model A, bike riding, and chess.

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