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James Burke Kingston, American health care executive.


Kingston, James Burke was born on March 3, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Paul Joseph and Mary Ruth (Cunningham) Kingston.


Bachelor, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1975. M.Health Administration, Duke University, 1977.


Regional administration, ABC-health maintenance organization, Phoenix, 1977-1978;manager development, CIGNA Healthplan, Dallas, 1978-1980;vice president operations services and planning, CIGNA Healthplan, Los Angeles, 1981-1982;vice president, general manager, CIGNA Healthplan, Miami, Florida, 1982-1983;senior vice president, CIGNA Healthplan, 1983-1984;chief Executive officer, president, director, Sheppard Dental Centers, Tampa, Florida, 1984-1985;chief Executive officer, president, director, United Dental Care, Dallas, since 1985.


Member of the board insurance health maintenance organization advising committee State of Texas, since 1986, Department Health Advisory Committee, since 1988. Member solvency committee State of Texas health maintenance organization, since 1987. Member Texas health maintenance organization Association (board directors 1988-1991, officer 1989-1991), National Association Prepaid Dental Plans (board directors since 1989, officer since 1992), Canyon Creek County Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, tennis, cooking.


Married Jessie Hayt Potter, June 2, 1973. Children: Darin Burke, McKayla Potter.