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Joseph F Corcoran
Assistant Director - , Healthcare - International non-profit
Cleveland OH & Kampala, UG, Uganda
Senior health and human service executive with public health, non-profit executive and private sector experience: 3 US venture capital startups. Thirteen (13) years experience as an NGO Country Director, senior manager roles in West, Southern and East Africa, supporting: Health, HIV/MDR/TB, Livelihoods, WASH, Refugee support, Access to Justice, Media, Peacebuilding and Conflict Mitigation rograms.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
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Professional Profile

A senior management executive, accomplished NGO Country Director with over thirteen (13) years organizational management experience in Africa - Healthcare, Conflict Transformation, community security and peacebuilding, Access to Justice, Refugee/humanitarian support, Livelihoods, SGBV and Psycho-social support. A US Healthcare Entrepreneur, Executive with extensive experience building Behavioral Health organizations in a variety of nonprofit, government, corporate and entrepreneurial business settings: National and regional non-profit corporations, State Public Health agencies and numerous health care Venture Capital business start-ups with subsidiaries located throughout the US.

Successful International Development track record in establishing and staffing organizations, managing development and operating environments, with wide ranging experience in conflict and post conflict, resource poor settings as: Country Director, Country Manager and Field Manager roles, South Sudan and Uganda; Program Manager of MDR-TB, HIV/AIDS - Lesotho, Southern Africa; Capacity Building and Governance Health Advisor, Sierra Leone, West Africa; consulting Country Operations Coordinator – Pakistan, Uganda and South Sudan.

Entrepreneurial Executive in the Private Sector: Founding Partner & Senior Executive VP Healthcare Corporations (3) with extensive business development/management experience: US healthcare corporations: VP Development, Substance Abuse Rehab Services, and Health Maintenance Organizations - HMO’s; Assist. Executive Vice President - Operations, Psychiatric Hospital Management; Regional Vice-President, Hospital Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation Units; and Co-Founder VP-Development - Senior Assisted Living Corp. Arlington, VA.

Non-Profit Executive: Chief Operating Officer – Regional Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice Agency - PA; Regional Vice-President, National Mental Health Systems Corporation - Boston MA; and Executive Director, National Health Education & Prevention Association Washington, DC; Public Sector: Deputy Executive Director Governors’ Council – Pennsylvania State Executive Office Agency for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Services, Policy and Research; First Director, Central Medical Intake - Illinois Drug Abuse Program.

Kampala Uganda
Uganda Cell: +256(0) 777 707 091 RSS Cell: +211 (0) 916 726 038

BS in Sociology, Psychology, Law Studies from Loyola University, School of Law, Chicago , numerous other post graduate courses and programs.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Nonprofit Management Certificate Program 2005 -- 2006

Loyola University -- School of Law, Chicago, IL
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Harvard University, Cambridge MA
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
University of Chicago – Graham School, Chicago, IL

• The Abraxas Group, Inc., Board of Directors, 1977 – 1991
• Psychiatric Hospital Board(s) of Trustees (six) 1977 - 1979
• American College of Mental Health Administration, Fellow, 1982 – 1996
• National Association of Psychiatric Treatment Centers for Children (NAPTCC), 1996
• Numerous local, regional and national boards and commissions in the health, behavioral health and juvenile justice fields


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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    United States
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