Title: Residential Psychiatric Center Director and Builder (Retired)
Location: Sandy, Utah, United States
Ronald O. John, Retired Residential Psychiatric Center Director and Builder, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in healthcare administration.
With decades of experience to his credit, Dr. John is currently retired, having most recently excelled as a director and builder for multiple residential psychiatric centers for nearly 30 years. Having previously served in the U.S. Air Force, he was additionally active as a builder with the Hillside Living Center and a professor at Idaho State University, with which he became a pioneer in integrating classrooms to change the direction of special needs education in normal classroom settings. Moreover, he has been affiliated with such organizations as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Doctors Without Borders, the American Psychological Association and the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. John has also found success with his written works, including authoring “The Vintage Era of Golf Club Collectibles” for Collector Books in 2002 and writing “The 4th R: Relationship Skills.”
Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. John pursued an education at Utah State University, from which he initially earned a Bachelor of Education. He concluded his formal academic efforts at the aforementioned university with a Doctor of Education in special education. Following these accomplishments, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the National Institute of Mental Health from 1970 to 1971. Attributing his success to making the best use of his time as well as the joy of learning, Dr. John is particularly proud of helping destigmatize special needs children through classroom integration so that their humanity can be understood by their peers and teachers.
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