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Our People

Our People

Executive leadership

Mark A. Wallace
President and CEO, Texas Children’s Hospital

Mr. Wallace has been the CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital since 1989. As a visionary leader in health care, he led the development of the $575 million, 15-floor state-of-the-art Pavilion for Women, the first facility of its kind to offer the full continuum of care to women, mothers and babies – all under one roof. The opening of the Pavilion for Women is just the latest milestone in Mr. Wallace’s tenure as leader of Texas Children’s.

Dr. Michael Belfort
Obstetrician/Gynecologist-in-Chief, Texas Children’s Hospital
Medical Director, Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women

Dr. Belfort, M.D., Ph.D., leads the Pavilion for Women’s outstanding team of physicians, researchers, educators and clinicians. He is also the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. As an internationally recognized expert in maternal fetal medicine and fetal intervention, Dr. Belfort is building a reputation for the Pavilion for Women as a renowned leader in women’s care and fetal and newborn health.

Cris C. Daskevich
FACHE and Senior Vice President of Women’s Services at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Pavilion for Women

Ms. Daskevich brings expertise in strategic planning, business development and operations management to her role as Senior Vice President of Women’s Services at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Pavilion for Women. She comes to this role with a history of successfully advancing and enhancing operations at Texas Children’s Hospital. An active member and leader in several professional healthcare organizations, Ms. Daskevich leads the Pavilion’s operations with passion and vision to improve neonatal outcomes and OB/GYN care for women.

Healthcare team

Physicians, nurses and healthcare practitioners at the Pavilion for Women and Texas Children's Hospital take a team approach to family-centered care for women, mothers and babies.

Private practices

We’ve also brought together outstanding private OB/GYN groups, including Baylor OB/GYN, The Women's Specialists of Houston and Partners in OB/GYN Care, to practice at the Pavilion for Women.