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Joel Tribble Allison

Joel Tribble Allison, American health science facility administrator.


  • Allison, Joel Tribble was born on February 1, 1948 in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States. Son of James Roy and Kathryn (Tribble) Allison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Baylor University, 1970. Master of Science in Health Care Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1973.


    • Executive vice president, chief operating officer Hendrick Medical Center, Abilene, Texas, 1972-1981. President Methodist Medical Center, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1981-1984. Executive director, chief executive officer Northwest Texas Hosps./Amarillo (Texas) Hospital District, 1984-1987.

      Chief executive officer Driscoll Foundation Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1987-1993. Senior executive vice president, chief operating officer Baylor Health Care Systems, Dallas, 1993—2000, president Chief Executive Officer, since 2000. Secretary board directors Amarillo Hospital District, 1984.

      Member occupants council, also chairman Amarillo Medical Center, Inc., 1984-1987. Board directors Panhandle Maternal and Child Health Foundation, Amarillo, 1984. Board trustees Healthcare Leadership Council.

      With United States Marine Corps.


    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.

    Denomination: Baptist


    In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.


    Treasurer Amarillo United Way, 1984. Board directors Goodwill Industries, Amarillo, 1985-1987. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (member regents advisory council for Texas 1986-1987).

    Member American Hospital Association, Texas Hospital Association, Texas Association Public and Non-Profit Hospitals (chairman 1985-1987), Texas Commission on Health Care Reimbursement Alternatives, Amarillo C. of Chamber (board directors 1987), Corpus Christi C. of Chamber (board directors 1987). Lodges: Rotary.



    Golf, jogging, reading, hunting, scuba diving.


    • Married Diane Jeannette Bailey, May 31, 1969. Children: Brent, Blake, Celeste.
    • father: James Roy Allison
    • mother: Kathryn (Tribble) Allison
    • spouse: Diane Jeannette Bailey
    • children: Brent Allison
    • Blake Allison
    • Celeste Allison
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    Born February 1, 1948
    (age 69)