Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Derek Price joined Sierra Tucson as its chief executive officer in January 2023, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from his time spent as CEO of Desert Hope Treatment Center, a 150-bed treatment center that offers residential treatment, partial hospitalization programming and intensive outpatient programming.
During his time at Desert Hope, Dr. Price secured Joint Commission accreditation, with a score exceeding 99%. He also implemented extensive leadership training and directed multiple cultural development programs. Dr. Price was also instrumental in successfully guiding his team through the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that safety standards exceeded the CDC’s and state’s measures for patient and employee safety.
Dr. Price’s diverse professional background includes opening more than a dozen chiropractic clinics, serving as a leadership consultant and spearheading numerous philanthropic projects. He is also a former NFL player for the Detroit Lions.