Don Sexton

Auxiliary Faculty

Contact Information


Educational Background

  • PHD - Health Services, Univ Michigan Ann Arbor
  • MBA - Business Administration, Baylor University
  • MHA - Health Care Administration, Baylor University
  • MHA, Chapman University
  • BS, Univ Utah

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX (September 2016 - September 2017)


  • Management, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, Office of the Surgeon General, Army Medical Department, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX (September 2016 - Present)
  • Management, Learning Organization Interprofessional Planning Team, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, VA (April 2016 - September 2016)
  • Management, Army Medical Department Surgical Product Line Workgroup, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX (February 2016 - Present)
  • Management, High Reliability Organization Workgroup, Army Medical Department Center and School, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX (May 2015 - December 2016)
  • Management, Education and Training Workgroup (HRO/Quality/Patient Safety), Falls Church, VA (March 2015 - October 2015)
  • Management, High Reliability Organization Task Force, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, VA (December 2014 - March 2016)
  • Management, Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative, Ann Arbor, MI (December 2013 - September 2015)

Awards and Honors

  • 2nd Place, CLARION National Case Competition, CLARION, University of Minnesota (April 8, 2017)
  • 2nd Place, ACHE Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition, American College of Healthcare Executives (March 22, 2017)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management (September 2011 - Present)
  • AcademyHealth (September 2011 - Present)
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (June 2008 - Present)
  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives (June 2007 - Present)


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Career inflection points of women who successfully achieved the hospital CEO position.," Journal of healthcare management / American College of Healthcare Executives, Vol. 59, No. 5, (September 2014), pp. 367-83 (coauthors: C H Lemak, J A Wainio).
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