Chris Durovich, the Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Health℠, has more than 30 years of leadership experience in adult and pediatric health care and physician practice management. Since becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003, he has guided Children's to be the eighth-largest pediatric health care system in the nation, serving more than 280,000 children each year.
David Berry joined Children’s Health℠ in April 2016 and serves as President, System Clinical Operations. David leads physician organizations, scientific operations, governance and clinical operations for the Children’s Health system.
As president of Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Brent Christopher leads the team focused on fundraising in support of Children’s Health℠ and its components: Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Plano, eight specialty centers, multiple Children’s Health Pediatric Group primary care practices, Our Children’s House specialty hospital and rehabilitation facilities, home health, physician services and the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern.
Larry Foust serves as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel and Executive Vice President for Legal Services of Children’s Health℠. Larry is responsible for managing and guiding all legal services.
Rich Goode serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Children’s Health℠. He joined Children’s Health in May 2016 and currently oversees the financial management of the health system. He has direct responsibility for accounting, capital planning, budgets, patient business services, insurance, investments, revenue cycle, financial and business analytics. Rich also assesses the financial impact of changes in reimbursement, changing patterns of hospital service and utilization.
Dr. Bob Morrow serves as President, Physician Organizations and Academic Relations and Chief Clinical Officer. He is responsible for all of our employed physician organizations, our affiliation with UT Southwestern, the Clinically Integrated Network, Children’s Health℠ Pediatric Group, Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, and clinical research.
Dr. Morse serves as Senior Vice President, Quality & Safety, and Chief Quality Officer. Previously employed by UT Southwestern Medical Center working directly with Children’s Health℠ since 2012, Dr. Morse is responsible for the oversight and advancement of system-level quality and safety – both patient and staff safety – across Children’s Health.
Pamela Arora serves as Senior Vice President, Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO) and is responsible for directing all efforts of the Information Services groups in the organization. Ms. Arora’s oversight encompasses systems and technology, Health Information Management, and BioMedical technology and support.
Kim Besse serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Children’s Health℠. Her areas of responsibility include recruitment and staffing, benefits, compensation, learning and development and employee relations.
Matt Davis serves as Senior Vice President, Physician Networks and Clinical Enterprises and brings 25 years of leadership experience, 15 of them in both hospital and multi-specialty medical group healthcare delivery.
Bill Elvey joined Children’s Health℠ as Senior Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate in October 2016. He is responsible for facilities planning; real estate acquisition and disposition; property management; facilities project management, design and construction; major repair and repurposing of facilities and a host of other facilities-related functions
Doris Hunt serves as Senior Vice President, Insurance Services for Children’s Health. Doris is responsible for leading the Children’s Medical Center Health Plan transition from developing solution options and programs to the tangible implementation of these assets by partnering with business leaders. She has 25 years of experience in health care administration, hands-on operational and accounting solutions for delivery systems and provider sponsored HMO’s.
Keri Kaiser serves as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer for Children’s Health℠. Since joining Children’s Health in November 2012, Keri has led a complete transformation of the marketing and communications function for the organization, instituting a strong emphasis on consumer-driven marketing efforts and a communications plan that is solidifying the status of Children’s Health in the national health care dialogue as an industry leader.
Pete Perialas Jr., serves as Senior Vice President, Population Health and Chief Strategy Officer. Pete joined the Children’s Health℠ team in February of 2015 and leads strategic activities designed to develop, deploy and extend technological and operational capabilities that advance the system’s substantial investments in Population Health and consumer oriented, value-based health system integration.
Jeremiah Radandt joined Children’s Health in February of 2017 as Senior Vice President, Finance. In this role, Jeremiah leads the finance team and interfaces with clinical leaders to drive clinical, financial and quality improvements. He oversees financial reporting and compliance across all Children’s Health entities and manage the financial tools necessary to provide financial reporting and analytics that facilitate business decisions across the system.
As Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Mary oversees operations & clinical practice for the Division of Nursing, and has responsibility for the Accreditation & Regulatory Readiness at Children’s Health℠/Children’s Medical Center. Her strategic portfolio includes approximately 3800 FTEs, and responsibility of the preeminent service lines including The Heart Center, and The Pauline F. Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Dr. Ray Tsai serves as Senior Vice President and Medical Director of Network Development for Children’s Health℠. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, he is responsible for the continued growth of ambulatory and inpatient capacity across the health system. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Medical Officer of Children's Health Pediatric Group, a multi-specialty group practice providing an NCQA recognized patient-centered medical home across 18 Metroplex locations.
Michael Wiggins serves as Senior Vice President and as the Administrator for Children’s Medical Center Plano. He is responsible for the strategic direction, operational outcomes and financial performance of the Children’s Health℠ campus in Plano. Michael has over 23 years of health care leadership experience.
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