Larry H. Warren
Larry Warren is a retired hospital executive who spends his professional time working with not-for-profit organizations that are driven by their mission to improve health and wellness in particular for those who are economically challenged. To that end, Larry has accepted appointments to several not for profit Boards. They include: The American Kidney Fund, fighting kidney disease on all fronts, representing 37 million people with the disease; Arbor Research Collaborative of Health, who conduct health services research related to chronic diseases; Blumont, Inc., an NGO that provides food, installs desalinization equipment, and other support to refugees in Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Colombia, South America; The Wellness Plan Medical Centers, a federally qualified health center organization located in Detroit, Michigan; and Trinity Health, a fully integrated multi state health care delivery system, headquartered in Metropolitan Detroit.
Over a career that spans 40 years, Larry has held leadership roles in the fields of human resources and hospital administration. While serving on the Trinity Board, he was asked to take a leave and assume the interim CEO role of Trinity until merging with Catholic Health East. Post merger, he served as COO until the permanent CEO was recruited before returning to the Board. Prior to the Trinity assignment, Larry served as the CEO of Howard University Hospital owned by Howard University in Washington, DC. , a historically Black Institution for 6 years. The preponderance of Larry's career was spent at the University of Michigan where he served in numerous staff and leadership roles. In the last ten years of his tenure at the University he served as CEO of the Hospitals and Clinics thus becoming the first African American to hold the role in the 160 year history of the Hospital. Making care accessible and always doing what was in the best interest of patients and their families were noteworthy during this period. While serving as CEO, Larry represented the University on the Boards of the Council of Teaching Hospitals of the AAMC, the Michigan Hospital Association and the Greater Detroit Area Health Council.
Larry received a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in higher education administration from Eastern Michigan University. He holds certificates from the Wharton School of Business and the University of Maryland School of Business for public company directors.