Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare | 2014
After a year as interim president and CEO of the Harris County Hospital District, now known as Harris Health System, Lopez was named to the permanent executive role at the Houston-based organization in 2005. Lopez, 61, initially joined the three-hospital system in 2000 as executive vice president and chief operating officer, after more than 20 years in other healthcare administrative and executive roles in Texas. He’s also on the board of trustees for the Texas Hospital Association. This is the third time he has been named to Modern Healthcare’s biennial list of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.