David Hinshaw was an exemplary worker who dedicated himself to making others’ dreams come true. His perseverance served as an example to many and served as an inspiration to all.
He was the driving force behind Loma Linda University School of Medicine’s drive to consolidate operations in Loma Linda. His perseverance helped the school overcome strong opposition from their accrediting agency, the Council on Medical Education.
Early Life and Education
David Hinshaw was born in New York City on January 9, 1945 to Robert and Lillias Dulles Hinshaw.
He was a member of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 1966.
In 1975, James Edward Cornelison wed Annette Lytell. Together they had three children: James Edward Cornelison, Amelia Lynn and Amanda Marie.
He served as dean of Loma Linda University School of Medicine (1962-1975) and chief of surgery at Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital (1977-1982). Additionally, he was dean of Oral Roberts University School of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Additionally, he authored over 100 scientific articles and was a member of 14 professional societies.
David Hinshaw is a radiology specialist in Loma Linda, California. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than two decades.
He serves as Director of Diagnostic Imaging at LLU Children’s Hospital and is board certified in radiology. He uses X-rays, CT scans, and PET scans to accurately diagnose diseases and tumors within the body.
He began as an instructor of surgery at CME’s Los Angeles campus in 1954, followed by assistant professorships from 1957 and 1961. In 1962 he became dean of the school of medicine and held that post until 1975; during which time he consolidated and relocated the medical school to Loma Linda where it remains today.
Achievement and Honors
David Hinshaw enjoyed a distinguished career in medicine. He served as dean of Loma Linda University School of Medicine from 1963 to 1975 and chief of surgery at Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital from 1977 to 1982.
He was an enthusiastic supporter of numerous causes. A member of numerous professional societies, he published or co-authored 100 scientific papers.
He was also honored for his achievements and leadership in his profession, being named a Champion of Justice by the Indiana Judges Association and one of Indiana’s 250 Most Influential Business Leaders by Indianapolis Business Journal.
David Hinshaw lived a life that was dedicated to family and friends. For 44 years, he was the devoted husband of Annette, their beloved matriarch; loving father to their son James Edward Cornelison, daughters Amelia Lynn and Amanda Marie, as well as many nieces and nephews.
David was a civil and litigation attorney, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in business and real estate disputes. Since 1980, his practice included stockholder malpractice, real estate disputes, insurance bad faith claims and personal injury cases.
David was a long-standing member of the Columbia Bar Association’s Professional Excellence Committee for over two decades, until Parkinson’s disease forced him to retire from practice. Additionally, David was an advocate for youth organizations and Pinnacles Youth Park; his support will be deeply felt by his family and friends.
David Hinshaw has made numerous angel investments in technology start-ups related to healthcare, HR technology and food and beverages. Furthermore, he founded a charitable foundation dedicated to innovation in education and healthcare.
He is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of experience in transformation and digitization of organizations, most recently serving as Head of Group Emerging Markets for Novartis. In this role, he was accountable for all functions across 33 countries while leading their U.S. Oncology franchise as well.