Corpus Christi Medical Center November 12, 2015

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, November 12, 2015---HCA affiliated, Corpus Christi Medical Center (CCMC), Chief Executive Officer, Jay Woodall, announced the installation of Tammy Frank McDonald and James B. Tyree, M.D., P.A. as newly appointed board of trustee members. Both Mrs. Tammy McDonald and Dr. James Tyree serve as trustee members for a three year term which expires Jan. 15, 2017.

With 28 years’ of business experience in Human Resources, Tammy McDonald’s depth of expertise and knowledge crosses private industries and encompasses the public sector including higher education. Currently, Mrs. McDonald works as part of Del Mar College’s President Mark Escamilla’s administration team.

Mrs. McDonald earned a Masters of Business in Administration and holds a Bachelorof Business in Management from the University of Incarnate Word. In addition, Mrs. McDonald serves on multiple charitable leadership boards and committees including The Women’s Shelter of South Texas, YWCA, and The City of Corpus Christi Civil Service Board and Commission. She is married to Kevin McDonald and has two children, Cameron (Julie) McDonald and Samantha (Jake) Brandt.

For the past 29 years, James B. Tyree, M.D. dedicated his career to bettering the health of the community and treating disorders of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Dr. Tyree is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology. He earned his Doctor of Medicine and completed his general surgical internship and urologic residency at Baylor College of Medicine of Texas in Houston, Texas.

Currently, Dr. Tyree is a physician partner at Corpus Christi Urology Group and he holds professional memberships with the American Urologic Association, American Medical Association, Texas Urology Society, Nueces County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and Corpus Christi Surgical Society. When not at work, Dr. Tyree is an avid sailor and enjoys spending time with his spouse Cathy and two children.

About Corpus Christi Medical Center
Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Corpus Christi Medical Center has been a growing part of South Texas for the past 50 years. What began as a 26-bed facility in the early 60s has grown into a multicampus health care system offering a full range of medical services, outstanding clinical care and superior technology. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available. The campuses of Corpus Christi Medical Center are Doctors Regional, Bay Area, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center. For more information about Corpus Christi Medical Center and the local Jason Foundation Resource Center at Bayview Behavioral Hospital, visit

About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at