Medical City Denton Taps New COO

Medical City Denton has named John Walker as its chief operating officer, effective Oct. 23. Walker, who most recently served as associate administrator at Medical City Dallas, replaces Justin Coury, who’s taken another position with HCA. For-profit HCA is the parent company of Medical City Healthcare, which owns Medical City Denton. Prior to joining Medical City Dallas, Walker had served as associate administrator at Medical City McKinney, where he opened a senior health clinic, achieved top employee engagement scores, and served as the chief staffing officer. Walker holds a master’s degree in health administration from Trinity University, as well as… Full Story

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine Name New Assistant Dean

The TCU and UNT Health Science Center School of Medicine has named Dr. Danika Franks as its first assistant dean of students. In this role, she is responsible for maintaining the availability of support services for student physicians. Franks will also develop a career advising program that will grow with the students as they progress through their medical education. Franks most recently served as an emergency medicine physician at Texas Health Resources facilities. She provided care in a variety of environments, from small-town emergency departments to 151-bed hospitals. Dr. Stuart Flynn, founding dean of TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine,… Full Story