UT Health Science Center at Tyler names Marshall vice president and chief operating officer

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Rob Marshall has been named vice president and chief operating officer at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, said Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun, UTHSCT president.

As vice president and chief operating officer, Marshall will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of UTHSCT.

From November 2003 until joining UTHSCT, Marshall was the vice president and chief operating officer of Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark.

Under Marshall’s leadership, the medical center consistently was ranked as one of the top five hospitals in Arkansas, as well as ranking in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the National Press Ganey Customer Satisfaction Survey.

“I am extremely pleased to have someone of Mr. Marshall’s skills, character, and background join the leadership team at UT Health Science Center. He will play a vital role in the growth and development of both our clinical and academic enterprises,” Dr. Calhoun said.

Marshall said, “I’m excited about the opportunity to join a team that has some wonderful ideas for growth. I look forward to being part of that team and helping to ensure the success of UTHSCT.”

Marshall has served as president and chief executive officer of Valley View Regional Hospital in Ada, Okla.; assistant administrator of professional services at Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, Ore.; and vice president of operations at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La.

He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

Marshall, who grew up in Lufkin, received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the College of Business Administration at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz.

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