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Hospital executive

Donald Rowan Smithburg, American Hospital executive. Avocations: tennis, golf, skiing, fishing, soccer. M C. Fellow Newberry Library., 1983, Management fellow National Association Public Hospitals, 1992, Senior Policy fellow National Association Public Hospitals/New York University, 1995; named Up & comer in Healthcare, Modern Healthcare, 1995.


Smithburg, Donald Rowan was born on October 18, 1960 in Pomona, California, United States. Son of Donald Winston and Mary Harper (McAnlis) Smithburg.


Bachelor in Anthropology, Colorado College, 1983. Master of Arts in Public Administration, University New Mexico, 1985.


Assistant to chief administrator City of Albuquerque, 1983-1985. Director administrative affairs University Missouri School Medicine, Kansas City, 1985-1987. City administrator City of Mission Hills, Kansas, 1987-1988.

Associate executive director Truman Medical Center Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 1988-1998. Interim Chief Executive Officer Truman Health Systems, 1998—1999. Executive director Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation, 1988-1998.

Chief administrative officer University Missouri School Medicine, Kansas City, 1988-1997. V.p Wee Friends Hospital Hill Corporation. Hospital administrator Truman Medical Center-East, 1998-1999.

President, Chief Executive Officer University Medical Center, Inc., Dallas, since 2000.


  • Avocations: tennis, golf, skiing, fishing, soccer. M C.


Chairman Centurions Leadership Program Kansas City, 1991—1992. Vice president Oxford Park Academy Board Trustees, 1997—2000. Board directors Netleton Home, 1997.

Member of North Dallas Chamber of C. (board directors), American Stroke Foundation (board of directors 1996—2000, treasurer), American College Healthcare Executives, Association American Medical Colleges (Texas delegate), American Society Public Administration (elected council New Mexico chapter), University Healthcare Consortium (board directors), Phi Delta Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Horse management, golf, skiing, fishing, soccer.


Married Susan Jane Swafford, July 7, 1984. Children: Devon Marie, Chase Ewing, Hunter Rowan.

Donald Winston Smithburg

Mary Harper (McAnlis) Smithburg

Susan Jane Swafford

Devon Marie Smithburg

Chase Ewing Smithburg

Hunter Rowan Smithburg