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David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, FAAN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive
James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing in honor of Linda Burnes Bolton

David R. Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, FAAN is senior vice president and chief nursing executive at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Marshall has more than three decades of nursing leadership experience, a track record of organizational achievement and a genuine dedication to compassionate care.

Dr. Marshall previously served as system chief nursing and patient care services executive for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health). During 36 years with UTMB Health, Dr. Marshall made major contributions to the academic health sciences center. He was part of the leadership team that led UTMB Health back from Hurricane Ike after it devastated the Gulf Coast in 2008. In the hurricane's aftermath, Dr. Marshall served as an important public face and voice of confidence for the hospital, keeping patients and the community informed about progress to restore services. And he led the effort for UTMB Health to regain Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2012, an achievement that has been sustained since that time.

In 2017, Dr. Marshall was appointed to a four-year term on the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Magnet® Recognition Program. He also has served on the board of directors of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and in January began a three-year term as treasurer. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

In addition to bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, Dr. Marshall earned his doctor of nursing practice degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. He also holds a law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston.