David Pryor

David B. Pryor, MD, supports all divisions of Ascension and the more than 40,000 Ascension physicians and caregivers, and their practices, in delivering improved care to patients as the senior clinical officer of the system. David has been part of Ascension for more than a decade, previously serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Clinical Holdings and Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Health.

  • President and CEO, Ascension Clinical Holdings
  • Chief Medical Officer, Ascension Health
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Allina Health System, Minneapolis
  • President, New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston
  • Director of the Cardiology Consultation Service, Section of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Duke Database for Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Program Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
  • Duke University, cardiology fellowship
  • Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, internship and residency
  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MD
Awards and Distinctions
  • Author of more than 250 publications
  • Consulting Associate Professor of Medicine for Duke University Medical Center
  • Board of Commissioners, The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources