Sharon Smith is Executive Director of the National Trauma Institute (NTI) and has over 25 years of experience as a hospital/health care administrator. Prior to
joining NTI, Ms. Smith was responsible for originating TRISAT (Trauma Institute
of San Antonio, Texas) which matured and expanded to become the National Trauma Institute. Her prior positions have included: CEO, Humana Women’s Hospital – South Texas; CEO, Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital; Chief Operating Officer, Pysquel, Inc.; and Administrator of the Trauma Division, Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center. As a healthcare
consultant, Ms. Smith has developed joint ventures between multi-hospital
health care systems, managed hospital and clinic construction projects, and
written strategic plans for hospital and health care organizations and agencies.