Joseph Horton

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Joseph Horton


Department of Operations and Information Systems, Master of Healthcare Administration

Career Line, Faculty, Staff

Before beginning his career at Primary Children’s Hospital, a 290-bed pediatric center of excellence that serves five states; Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and Nevada and is affiliated with the University of Utah School of Medicine, Mr.

Horton was formerly Chief Operating Officer of Cottonwood Hospital. He transferred to Primary Children’s Hospital as Chief Operating Officer in 1986 and became Chief Executive Officer in 1994.

In 2001, he fulfilled a two-year term as Chairman of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals