About Senator Donna Campbell
Senator Donna Campbell is a conservative who has spent a lifetime helping others through medicine and Christian ministry. She is a double-board certified physician, woman of faith, and proud parent of four daughters.
Senator Campbell has been recognized by the Texas Conservative Coalition as one of the Top Five Courageous Conservatives in the state senate. She is a strong voice for protecting taxpayers, curbing the growth of government, assisting our veterans, and protecting the sanctity of life. In 2013, she was awarded the Courageous Defender of Life Award from Texas Alliance for LIfe.
Senator Campbell has served as the Emergency Department Medical Director for several hospitals, including working for the third largest emergency medicine group in the country. She has also been a county health officer and an EMS Medical director. She has performed hundreds of eye surgeries in Ghana, West Africa, volunteering with the Christian Eye Ministry, and later International Aid.
As a physician, Senator Campbell has dedicated herself to finding free market solutions to improve the quality of health care for all Texans. She is a member of the Southern Policy Health Council, a physician led policy group in the Southern United States.
Senator Campbell was born on a naval base and grew up with a great respect for the military and law enforcement. Her father served in the U.S. Navy and later as a trooper in the highway patrol. Her mother worked in factories most of her life until becoming an R.N. at 48.
In 2012, Dr. Campbell became the first Republican in Texas to ever defeat a sitting senator in a primary, besting incumbent Sen. Jeff Wentworth by a 2 to 1 margin and gaining the most votes among all state senators against Democrat John Courage. She feels blessed to serve the people of Senate District 25 and looks forward to continued service for the State of Texas.