President and CEO, Grady Health System; Trustee, American Hospital Association (Festival Underwriter)
John Haupert is president and CEO of Grady Health System, the safety net health care system serving Fulton and DeKalb counties in Georgia and the primary Level I trauma center for the Atlanta metropolitan area. Before joining Grady in 2011, Haupert was COO at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, since 2006. He began his career in health care management in 1992 at Methodist Health System in Dallas. A board-certified Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and recipient of the ACHE Regent’s Leadership Award, his extensive board service includes the Georgia Hospital Association (chair-elect), Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals, and the Georgia Department of Public Health.