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Phillip Hugh Goodwin

Phillip Hugh Goodwin, American hospital administrator.


Goodwin, Phillip Hugh was born on September 10, 1940 in Paragould, Arkansas, United States. Son of Ray H. and Helen L. (Griffin) Goodwin.


Bachelor in Business and Economics, Hendrix College, 1962. Master in Hospital Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, 1968. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Charleston, 1995.


Business manager, Stuttgart (Arkansas) Memorial Hospital, 1962-1964;assistant administrator, Union Memorial Hospital, El Dorado, Arkansas, 1964-1967;administrative assistant to associate administrator, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, 1968-1977;vice president, administrator, chief operating officer, Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, 1977-1982;executive vice president, Charleston (West Virginia) Area Medical Center, 1982-1987;president, chief Executive officer, Charleston (West Virginia) Area Medical Center, 1987-1997;president, Chief Executive Officer, Camcare, Inc., Charleston, West Virginia, since 1998. Adjunct faculty Washington U., St. Louis, West Virginia University, Medical College Virginia, West Virginia College Graduate Studies. Board directors Auther B. Hodges Nursing Home, Charleston, One Valley Bank N.A., Charleston, One Valley BanCorp of West Virginia.

Frequent speaker educational, professional and business associations.


The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Board of directors Kanawha Hospice Inc., Charleston, 1987-1989, West Virginia Business Roundtable, Wellness Council American, National Committee for Quality Health Care. Volunteer Management Assistance Program, Charleston, 1987-1989, National Institute Chemical Studies, Charleston, 1988-1991, Charleston Renisance Corporation, Business and Industry Council of West Virginia, Private Industry Council of West Virginia. President Civitan Club, Tulsa, 1970.

Fellow American College healthcare Executives. Member West Virginia Hospital Association (president 1987, 88), American Hospital Association (house of deals since 1988), Volunteer Hospitals American (board directors 1978-1982, board Wellness Council of America 1994), Charleston Ranaisance Society, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Charleston Chamber of Commerce, Ducks Unlimited, Berry Hill Country Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, golf, rafting, sports.


Married Pamela J. Davis, June 24, 1962. Children: Philip Grey, Julie Annual.


All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.