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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.


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.


Creeds should be rejected as they may compromise a believer’s obligation to interpret the Bible under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.


When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.


Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.


Treasurer Amarillo United Way, 1984. Board directors Goodwill Industries, Amarillo, 1985-1987. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve.

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 Commision on Health Care Reimbursement Alternatives, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1987), Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1987).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, jogging, reading, hunting, scuba diving.


Married Diane Jeannette Bailey, May 31, 1969. Children: Brent, Blake, Celeste.