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Charles David Stringfield

Charles David Stringfield, American hospital administrator. Fellow American College Hospital Administrators; member American Hospital Association, Volunteer Hospitals of America (board directors). Lodges: Kiwanis.


  • Stringfield, Charles David was born on May 11, 1939 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Ernest Jake Stringfield and Lucille (Lovelace) Birthright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1961. Certified teacher, George Peabody College, 1962. Master of Arts in School Administration, George Peabody College, 1964.

      Master of Arts in Hospital Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1966.


    • Teacher School District Northern 11, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1962-1964. Administrative assistant, administrative resident Milwaukee County Institutions, Milwaukee, 1965-1966. Executive director Tennessee Nursing Home Association, Nashville, 1966-1967.

      Assistant director Tennessee Hospital Association, 1966-1968. Administrative director Baptist Hospital, Inc., 1968-1970, executive vice president, 1970-1982, executive vice president, chief executive officer, 1981-1982, president, chief executive officer, since 1982. President dedication of C. David Springfield Building to Baptist Hospital.

      Member governing board Middle-Tennessee Eye Bank Foundation. Board directors NationaBank/Control South, Nashville Health Care Management Foundation/Comprehensive Care Center, 1993.


    • Author: Hospital Administrator - Physician Relationships.


    Fellow American College Hospital Administrators. Member American Hospital Association, Volunteer Hospitals of America (board directors). Lodges: Kiwanis.


    • Married Ruth Dvorak, August 25, 1962. Children– David Fisher, John Lovelace.
    • father: Ernest Jake Stringfield Birthright
    • mother: Lucille (Lovelace) Birthright
    • spouse: Ruth Dvorak
    • children: David Fisher Stringfield
    • John Lovelace Stringfield
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