Dr. Bohn Allen Named New Chairman of Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees
01/04/2010

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees recently appointed Bohn Allen, M.D., as its new chairman. Former chairman Wendell Nedderman, Ph.D., has retired from the board after 44 years of service. Reverend Michael Glaspie, who joined the board in 2006, will serve as vice chairman.

Bohn Allen, M.D.
Bohn Allen, M.D.

“It has been a truly unique and thrilling experience to have had a small part in the development of Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital from what it was in 1966 to the great hospital that it is today,” Nedderman said.

Allen, former vice chairman and board member since 1996, is a retired surgeon who served on the hospital’s medical staff for 32 years. He is a member of Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees, president-elect of Texas Surgical Society and chair of the Performance and Excellence Committee for Texas Medical Association. He also served as president of the Texas Medical Association from 2004-05.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be able to represent the community, the hospital, our patients and the physicians by serving on the Board of Trustees of Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and I am particularly honored to serve as its chair,” Allen said. “It is a duty I will embrace with enthusiasm, humility and hard work.”

About Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital is a 417-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. The hospital’s services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, orthopedics, an advanced imaging center and emergency services. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/arlington.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 14 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health Organization for Physicians and Texas Health Physicians Group provide a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.