Steve Newton, FACHE
President of Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
In July 2018, Steve was named president of Baylor University Medical Center. He served as president of the West Region, which includes Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth, Andrews Women’s Hospital and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving, in addition to serving as the president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine.
Steve has served as a hospital president for more than 20 years, with experience in the for-profit and not-for profit environment and as a regional executive with multi-hospital responsibility.
After 15 years in Kansas City, Missouri, Steve joined the Baylor Health Care System in June 2004 as President of Baylor All Saints Medical Centers, which includes the 525 bed Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth and the Andrews Women’s Hospital.
Steve serves as chairman of the board of Cancer Care Services, a board member of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, Healing Shepherd Clinic at Union Gospel Mission, Healthy Tarrant County Collaborative, and is past chairman of the Dallas - Fort Worth Hospital Council and the American Heart Association Tarrant County affiliate. He also serves on advisory board for the Recovery Resource Council. Steve will serve as the 2016 Chair of the Tarrant County March for Babies campaign.
The son of a doctor and a nurse, he is a cum laude graduate of Williams College and received a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Yale University. He is married, has three children, and is an avid long distance runner and veteran of 16 marathons.
Karla Ramberger, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer, Baylor University Medical Center
Karla Ramberger is Chief Nursing Officer for Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Ramberger has more than two decades of leadership experience, including a decade as CNO. Prior to Baylor Dallas, she served as CNO of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, a teaching hospital affiliated with the UNLV School of Medicine and the largest acute-care facility in Nevada.
Her previous leadership roles also include Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, Methodist Health System Dallas; Chief Nursing Officer at Methodist Dallas Medical Center; Director of Emergency Services, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, and Director of Risk Management, Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and completed her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Texas at Tyler. In August 2017, Ramberger completed her doctoral dissertation in systems leadership and nursing administration at Rush University School of Nursing.
Efforts under her leadership have earned Magnet status at facilities, boosted employee engagement, HCAHPS Scores and RN retention rates.