Donna K. Sollenberger, as executive vice president and chief executive officer for the UTMB Health System, is responsible for providing operational and financial oversight for UTMB’s patient care enterprise that includes the hospital complex, a network of campus- and community-based clinics and a Correctional Managed Care program that provides care to three-fourths of the state’s incarcerated. She also is integrally involved in long-term capital improvement projects to upgrade clinical facilities at the university.
Prior to joining UTMB, she was chief executive officer of the Baylor Clinic and Hospital and executive vice president of Baylor College of Medicine.
Sollenberger previously served as president and CEO of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics which won numerous national awards, including being named one of Solucient’s Top 100 hospitals in 2003, 2005 and 2007 and a Top 100 Heart Hospital in 2006 and 2007. During her tenure, the hospital was ranked the number one academic hospital in the University Health Systems Consortium’s Quality and Accountability study. The system also was named one of the 100 best companies for working mothers by Working Mother magazine in 2007. Sollenberger in 2007 was selected as one of the top 25 women in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine.
Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Sollenberger was executive vice president and chief operating officer of City of Hope in Los Angeles, vice president for hospital and clinics at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the administrative officer for surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois in Springfield.