Upton has served as interim CEO for most of the past year and SETRAC’s Vice President of Preparedness and Response for the past 10 years.
“Lori is a proven leader in SETRAC as well as the emergency management and medical communities,” said Dr. David Persse MD, SETRAC’s Chairman of the Board. “I have no doubt that she will continue to be an effective advocate for healthcare preparedness in the region.”
Upton has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare including clinical operations and progressive leadership roles, including 14 years in an urban Level 1 Trauma Center.
“I am deeply honored by this appointment and I look forward to working with our team and our partners as we navigate this challenging healthcare environment,” said Upton.
SETRAC develops and sustains a coalition of providers, responders, and other healthcare-related partners across 25 Texas counties. This includes the coordination of federal grants, planning efforts, and promoting excellence in medical care.
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