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Jesús Garza

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Healthcare Family
Ministry Market Leader, Texas and Arizona

Jesús Garza joined the Seton Healthcare Family in 2002 following a distinguished career in private- and public-sector leadership.

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Robert I. Bonar Jr., Dr. HA

image President and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Family of Hospitals
Chief Executive Officer, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

Bob Bonar leads development of the infrastructure needs for all Seton Family physician organizations, including management of physician practice plans, creation and implementation of new physician services and oversight of long-term strategic plans including physicians in addition to leading Dell Children’s.

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Teresa Burroff, JD

imageSenior Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel

Teresa Burroff joined the Seton Healthcare Family in 2007 as general counsel. She provides legal advice and oversight of the legal team associated with the representation of Seton's 11 acute care hospitals and other facilities in Central Texas.

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Joe Canales

imageVice President, Human Resources

Joe Canales joined Seton in December 2012 as interim vice president for Human Resources and permanently filled the position soon thereafter. He is working on refining a new service model for the Human Resource function and has introduced a number of leader development initiatives, most notably Evidence Based Leadership.

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Clay Carsner

imageVice President and Chief Operating Officer, Seton Clinical Enterprise

Clay Carsner is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Seton Clinical Enterprise, which currently manages more than 700 physician practices throughout Seton Healthcare Family. In this role, he is responsible for financial management of the enterprise, along with business development and strategy.

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Jeff Cook

Jeff CookPresident and CEO, Insurance Services, Seton Healthcare Family

Jeff Cook oversees managed care agreements on behalf of Seton Healthcare Family and the Seton Physician Enterprise, develops and manages hospital pricing strategies, and is responsible for all aspects of development and operations for Seton Health Alliance.

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Susan M. Cox, MD

Susan M. Cox, MDExecutive Vice Dean for Academics and Chair of Medical Education, Dell Medical School

Dr. Susan Cox was named to her current position in June 2014. Prior to that, she was with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for 23 years, serving most recently as the UT Southwestern Regional Dean for Austin Programs.

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Thomas (Tate) Erlinger, MD, MPH

imageVice President of Clinical Effectiveness and Care Redesign & Medical Director, Seton Health Alliance

Dr. Tate Erlinger rejoined Seton in February 2010 as Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness and Care Redesign within the Center for Experience and Effectiveness. He serves as the Medical Director for Seton Health Alliance.

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Thomas Gallagher

imageExecutive Vice President, Administration, Seton Healthcare Family
President and Chief Executive Officer, Seton Ventures & Alliances

Tom Gallagher came to the Seton Healthcare Family in 1983 from a national independent public accounting firm.

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Ken Gladish

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Seton Foundations

Ken Gladish leads the Seton Foundations, which include The Seton Fund, the Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas, the Seton Williamson Foundation and the Seton Hays Foundation.

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Greg W. Hartman

imagePresident, Academic Medicine, Research & External Affairs

Greg Hartman oversees Seton’s partnership with the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas Southwest Affiliation Agreement, Seton residency programs, the Seton/UTSW Clinical Research Institute, Clinical Education Center & Research, Advocacy & Community Relations and systemwide Communications, Marketing & Brand Management.

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Tim LaFrey

Tim LaFreyExecutive Vice President, Operations
Seton Family of Hospitals

As chief operations officer, Tim LaFrey oversees the Hospital, Clinical Enterprise and Insurance Services divisions for Seton Healthcare Family. Before assuming this role in July 2013, he was senior vice president of Seton Ventures and Alliances for two years. His responsibilities included evaluation and development of joint venture opportunities and strategic alliances and oversight of physician management services operations. Tim also chairs the Seton Insurance Services Board and the Seton Health Plan Board.

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Greg Sheff, MD

image Executive Vice President, Clinical Systems
Seton Healthcare Family

Dr. Gregory S. Sheff is executive vice president of Clinical Systems at Seton Healthcare Family. He oversees the weaving of Seton and community resources into a high-functioning organized delivery system.

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Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN

imageSenior Vice President of Nursing and Clinical Education Center

Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN, is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight of the education, professional development, practice and research activities for more than 3,000 nurses employed by Seton.

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Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MBA

imagePresident and Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Enterprise

Dr. Prathibha Varkey is President and CEO of Seton Clinical Enterprise, which is made up of non-profit health care organizations and physician practices affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family, including more than 1,600 employed providers and staff. Among them are 420 physicians and 246 medical residents offering more than 40 medical specialties to patients at more than 90 locations.

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Carol Wratten, MD, MBA, FACOG

image Chief Quality Officer

Dr. Carol Wratten is chief quality officer for the Seton Healthcare Family. She oversees the health system’s interdisciplinary Performance Improvement, Informatics, Analytics, Safety, Risk Management and Accreditation organization.

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