Richard N. Peterson received his Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters of Health Care Administration (MHA) from Washington University in St. Louis and has served as the General Counsel of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1988. Mr. Peterson has served on several Illinois not-for-profit Boards of Directors: Chicago Theological Seminary, Protestants for the Common Good and the Howard Brown Health Center. Mr. Peterson is a member of St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Lincoln Park, Chicago. He is an involved member of the United Church of Christ, and has served on numerous committees and task forces in the national, conference and association settings, including as the Illinois Conference representative to the national UCC Justice and Witness Board between 2003 and 2009.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
St. Pauls UCC