Chief Nursing Officer

Kendra Slatton

Kendra Slatton

Kendra Slatton, R.N., M.S.N., C.D.E., was named chief nursing officer for Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance in July 2012. Slatton has more than 22 years of progressive management and nursing leadership experience in acute care hospital settings.

Slatton oversees the strategic, operational, clinical and financial performance of nursing services for Texas Health Alliance.

Slatton has served as the chief nursing officer for East Texas Medical Center Athens in Athens, Texas, since August 2010. She was the chief nursing officer for Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews, Texas, from September 2001 until August 2010. There she served as a key facilitator in designing and implementing the nurse documentation system, order entry, and electronic medication administration records with bedside medication verification and helped lead the effort for electronic medical record adoption. She also worked at Hendrick Health System in Abilene, Texas, as director of education from 1995 until 2001, staff development coordinator from 1994 to 1995, and staff nurse from 1989 until 1994.

Slatton earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, and a master's degree in nursing from Abilene Christian University. She is a part-time instructor for the University of Phoenix's online leadership classes for B.S.N., M.S.N. and M.H.A. programs. She has served as a part-time diabetes educator for Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services - Division for Blind Services and Hendrick Health System.

She is a board member of the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives and a member of the Texas Board of Nursing Advisory Committee on Education.

Chief Medical Officer

Monika Mathur, M.D.
Monika Mathur, M.D.

Monika Mathur, M.D., joined Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance as the facility's first chief medical officer on Nov. 1, 2014, assuming responsibility for patient safety initiatives, performance improvement and outcomes management, and clinical integration.

Mathur previously served as the medical director of Performance Improvement at USMD Inc. in Fort Worth and as an assistant professor of family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

She also served as the chief of Quality at Reliant Medical Group in Worcester, Mass., while concurrently caring for patients, reviewing performance improvement data and implementing quality improvement projects around patient safety, performance data and patient satisfaction.

Mathur earned a bachelor's degree with honors from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. She completed a family medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Born and raised in Toronto, Mathur enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her husband and their two boys. She also enjoys getting to know the individuals who make up her community and works toward bringing them together for a common purpose.

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