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HMHEB Trustees Announce New Board Chair and Members

BEDFORD, Texas - Bayard Pratt, senior minister at William C. Martin United Methodist Church in Bedford, is the new chair of the board of trustees at Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital.

New to the board are:

  • Lynne Moffatt, long time community volunteer
  • Chuck Schultz, retired BNSF executive vice president and chief marketing officer
  • Larry Darlage, president of Tarrant County College Northeast Campus

Bayard Pratt became chair of the Harris Methodist HEB Hospital Board of Trustees in March 2008.

Bayard Pratt

"Our board of trustees involvement and dedication is vital to making our hospital one of the best," said Deborah Paganelli, president of Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital.

"Their insight into the needs of Northeast Tarrant County and their business expertise are an essential ingredient to helping us fulfill our mission to improve the health of the communities we serve," she said. "Their contributions will be invaluable as we strive to be the hospital of choice for Northeast Tarrant county."

Other board members include:

  • Michael Duran, M.D.
  • Gary Fickes
  • Garry Hamilton
  • Jimmy C. Payton Sr.
  • Dorothy Hynson Williams
  • Gary Jones, M.D.
  • Robert Rowland, M.D.
  • Mal Turner, M.D.

About Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital
Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital, an affiliate of Texas Health Resources, is a 284-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. Services provided at Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital include outpatient surgery, women's services, a level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology care unit, neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery and a dedicated cardiac care unit, cardiac rehabilitation, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatric and addiction treatment, and pediatrics.  

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR controls 13 affiliated hospitals and a medical research organization, and is a corporate member or partner in seven additional hospitals and surgery centers. THR's family of hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit


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