The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital: Conversations with the Editor (Mark Timothy Parris) (Interview)
MARK TIMOTHY PARRIS Tim Parris, president of Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC), graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg in 1978 and received a master of science degree in hospital and health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1981. After completing a hospital administrative residency at BUMC, he remained on the staff and soon became executive director of the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. In 1985, he was awarded a White House fellowship. He then served as chief operating officer of Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, before returning to Baylor as vice president. He rapidly rose to senior vice president, executive vice president, and, in January 2000, to his present position.