Bob Dent

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Nursing Officer

bob.dent@midlandhealth.org

Dr. Bob Dent is the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Nursing Officer at Midland Memorial Hospital. He serves on local, state, and national boards and organizations to help improve nursing and our healthcare system. He is passionate about advocacy, culture, and leadership. He recognizes the importance of the invisible architecture, our people and makes himself visible and approachable to all staff. He desires to create a more positive workplace environment so staff can deliver an exceptional experience for our patients and their visitors. 

Bob has academically progressed in nursing as a community college graduate, having received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from South Plains College. He received both his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. Bob earned a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing.

He and his wife, Karen, have five children ranging from ages 13 to 22.

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