President

Clint Abernathy

Clint Abernathy

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Clint Abernathy serves as president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance, being promoted into the position in May 2015. He joined the hospital in 2012 as professional services officer and played an integral role in efforts to open the facililty.

He recruited and worked with physicians on the medical staff and oversaw ancillary services, including the imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, cardiopulmonary and rehabilitation departments. He also led the Texas Health Convenient Care Clinic and Outpatient Surgery Center and spearheaded process improvements throughout the hospital.

Before joining Texas Health Alliance, Abernathy served as administrative director of operations and clinical excellence for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He also served as the hospital’s director of performance and productivity from September 2007 until October 2011. During that time, Abernathy implemented process improvements that helped reduce costs and improve quality of care.

He served as a Lean Six Sigma black belt and associate plant manager for Fresenius Medical Care from January 2005 to September 2007 and the quality assurance supervisor for PCI Technology from January 2003 until January 2005.

Abernathy received his bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Dallas and a master’s degree in health care management from Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. He is a Lean Six Sigma master black belt and a certified quality engineer, as designated by the American Society for Quality.

He serves on the board of the Northwest Independent School District Education Foundation and is involved with the Tarrant Christian Bass Club and the American Heart Association. He is also a youth volunteer and welcome team member at Keystone Church.

He enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and their two daughters, Shaye, 8, and Gracey, 2. They’re anticipating the arrival of their third daughter in September.


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.

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on 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.

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athur 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

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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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