Dr. Robert G. Kettrick ’60

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Wall of Fame Class of 2018

Dr. Robert G. Kettrick ’60 retired in 2010 after eight years with the Nemours Foundation as the Chairman of the Professional Performance and Quality Committee.

From 1996-2002, he was the Medical Director and Chief Executive of the Practice at Nemours Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

From 1987-1996, he served as the Director of the Division of Critical Care as well as the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Alfred I. DuPont Institute of the Nemours Foundation.

Dr. Kettrick served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1970-1975 after completing an internal medicine internship at Temple and a residency in anesthesiology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

He was a faculty member at several medical schools, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and the Mayo Medical School.

Prior to his time at the Nemours Foundation, Dr. Kettrick held numerous hospital and administrative appointments at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s College and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kettrick received numerous awards, honors, and memberships in honorary societies throughout his career. He has held memberships in several professional and scientific societies, including the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Throughout his career, he wrote nearly 15 chapters and book reviews, more than 30 original articles, and nearly 50 abstracts. He was a consultant for several projects and programs and delivered numerous lectures.

Dr. Kettrick gave the Founder’s Day Address at at MMI’s Commencement in 1995.

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