Donald R. Smithburg is vice-chancellor and chief executive officer of the LSU Health Sciences Center's Health Care Services Division (HCSD) headquartered in Baton Rouge.
The HCSD is LSU's operational and managerial authority for Louisiana's eight large public hospitals. Smithburg is a graduate of Colorado College in Colorado Springs with a degree in anthropology, and holds a masters in public administration from the University of New Mexico.
Prior to his LSU appointment, he served as president and chief executive officer of the University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
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