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Stan Morton

Stan Morton

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Stan Morton, FACHE, has served as president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton since 2003.

A seasoned health care leader, he previously served as chief executive officer at Medical Center of Arlington, the Las Colinas Medical Center, and the Jo Ellen Smith Medical Center in New Orleans., La., along with other industry management roles.

Morton is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is active in community affairs. He serves as a board member of the DFW Hospital Council and Health Services of North Texas and is the past board chairman for the United Way of Denton County and Denton Chamber of Commerce.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches and a master of business administration degree from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

Morton and his wife, Karla, reside in Denton and are the parents of a daughter, Kathryn, and son, Matthew.





Deborah Bostic, R.N., M.S.N.

Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer

Deborah Bostic, R.N., M.S.N., was named vice president/chief nursing officer at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton in October 2011. She joined Texas Health Resources after serving 10 years in various nursing and operations executive roles at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla.

As vice president/chief nursing officer, Bostic is responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic planning for the nursing department.

Bostic is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she received bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing. She is currently pursuing a master's in business adminstration through American Sentinel University.





Timothy Harris, M.D.
Timothy Harris, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Timothy Harris, M.D., was named chief medical officer at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton in December 2013. A respected physician in Denton County and leader at Texas Health Resources, he has been actively involved in improving quality outcomes while on the medical staff at Texas Health Denton, and served as vice chief of staff from 2010-11 and as chief of staff since 2012.

Harris is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Texas Health Denton, and a member of the Texas Health Physician Leadership Council (PLC) and the Texas Health Denton PLC, roles in which he has the opportunity to contribute to the development of hospital policies, help guide strategic planning and improve physician and hospital staff relations. He also currently serves as medical director of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice Denton and medical director of ACT Home Health in Denton.

He is an adjunct assistant clinical professor at the University of Texas at Arlington for the School of Nursing and a clinical preceptor of nurse practitioner students. Harris earned a bachelor of science in combined science from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, and a medical doctorate from Northeastern Ohio Medical University through a six-year combined degree program. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine/pediatric care at Akron General Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Harris and his wife, Carolyn, are proud parents of four children, Amanda, Lauren, Michael and Molly.

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