Douglas D. Hawthorne
Douglas D. Hawthorne is the Founding Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of Texas Health Resources (THR). Mr. Hawthorne oversaw the joining of Presbyterian Healthcare Resources, Harris Methodist Hospitals and Arlington Memorial Hospital — a move that helped create THR in 1997.
Mr. Hawthorne’s other notable career achievements include eight mentions in Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare, the Modern Healthcare Chief Executive Officer IT award in 2008, the Texas Hospital Association Trustee Award in 2004, the American College of Healthcare Executives 2002 Gold Medal Award, Chairmanship of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and the Texas Hospital Association, the Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Hospital Administration from the Texas Hospital Association and the Boone Powell Sr. Award of Excellence for distinguished hospital administration by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council.
Mr. Hawthorne currently serves on the board of LHP Hospital Group, and he is a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA) President’s Forum. Mr. Hawthorne served as the Chairman of the Board of the Health Leadership Council Executive Task Force on the Uninsured, and he also served as the Chairman of the Board of Premier (NASDAQ: PINC), an alliance of not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare systems.
Mr. Hawthorne served as the Chairman of the Board of North Texas LEAD (Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity) Initiative. He is a former member of the board of directors and executive committee of the American Hospital Association, and is a Life Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mr. Hawthorne is a former President and life member of the Circle Ten Council of Boy Scouts of America, and he received the Silber Beaver Award from the Circle Ten Council for distinguished service to his local council.
Mr. Hawthorne serves on the board of trustees of Trinity University, having just finishing his term as Chairman of the Board. Currently serving on the board of directors of the Bank of Oklahoma Corporate Board (BOKF), Mr. Hawthorne is a member of the University of Texas Health Care Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors of The State Fair of Texas. Mr. Hawthorne is a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and is Reserve Elder of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Hawthorne earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in healthcare administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.