Healthcare Stalwarts And Upstarts Come Together For D CEO’s Excellence In Healthcare Awards

On Nov. 19, a who’s-who of the North Texas healthcare industry converged on D Magazine’s downtown headquarters for the unveiling of the first-ever Excellence in Healthcare Awards. Industry stalwarts like Texas Health Resources founder Doug Hawthorne mingled with up-and-comers like John Olajide, founder of the rapidly-expanding home health company Axxess.

It represented a segment of the industry, highlighting everyone from volunteers to researchers to practitioners to executives. We’ve revealed the outstanding healthcare executive and the lifetime achievement award winner and will continue to feature the winners over the coming days and weeks.

Now, take a look at photos from the event.

Doug Hawthorne accepts D CEO's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Doug Hawthorne accepts D CEO’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Anthony Owens, Kim Charles, and Sam Davis.
Anthony Owens, Kim Charles, and Sam Davis.
Jacy Cochran and Ruby Hunt.
Jacy Cochran and Ruby Hunt.
Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek speaks after accepting the award for Achievement in Healthcare Innovation.
Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek speaks after accepting the award for Achievement in Healthcare Innovation.
Baylor Scott & White Health CEO Joel Allison with volunteer Clarence Griffith.
Baylor Scott & White Health CEO Joel Allison with volunteer Clarence Griffith.
John Phillips and Marci Phillips.
John Phillips and Marci Phillips.
John Phillips accepting the award of Outstanding Healthcare Executive of the Year on behalf of Methodist Health System CEO Stephen Mansfield.
John Phillips accepting the award of Outstanding Healthcare Executive of the Year on behalf of Methodist Health System CEO Stephen Mansfield.
Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer.
Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer.
Naz Dean, Asad Dean, Shama Dean.
Naz Dean, Asad Dean, Shama Dean.
John Phillips, Doug Hawthorne, Martha Hawthorne, and Darin Charles.
John Phillips, Doug Hawthorne, Martha Hawthorne, and Darin Charles.
A sampling of the nominations and winners of D CEO's Excellence in Healthcare Awards.
A sampling of the nominations and winners of D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare Awards.
Jeryn Laengrich, Michael Walsh, and Melanie Smith.
Jeryn Laengrich, Michael Walsh, and Melanie Smith.
Denise Renfro, Clarence Griffith, Janice Whitemire, and Betsy Stein.
Denise Renfro, Clarence Griffith, Janice Whitemire, and Betsy Stein.
Clay Shoup, Valerie Shoup, and Julie Doran.
Clay Shoup, Valerie Shoup, and Julie Doran.
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