UF Health Shands Executive Team

UF Health Shands is UF Health’s hospital system based in Gainesville. It includes the flagship teaching hospital UF Health Shands Hospital as well as UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital, UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital and UF Health Psychiatric Hospital.

UF Health Shands Hospital is also home to a state-designated Level I trauma center, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a regional burn center and an emergency air and ground transport program. The system also comprises a network of outpatient rehabilitation centers and a home health agency.

UF Health Shands is affiliated with more than 50 UF Health Physicians primary care and specialty medical practices located throughout North Central Florida. UF Health Shands Hospital is also home to a state-designated Level I trauma center, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a regional burn center and an emergency air and ground transport program.

Irene Alexaitis

Irene Alexaitis,
D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC

Vice President Nursing and Patient Services
UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

Anna Michelle Brandt

Anna Michelle Brandt, M.S., M.B.A.

Vice President
UF Health Shands

Ed Daech

Ed Daech

Chief Human Resources Officer
UF Health Shands

Jennifer Hunt

Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D., M.Ed

Hospital Chief of Staff
UF Health Shands

Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine Chair,
UF College of Medicine

 

Nicole Iovine

Nicole M. Iovine, M.D., Ph.D.

Epidemiology Officer in Chief, UF Health Shands Hospital

Randall C. Jenkins, Esq.

Randall C. Jenkins, Esq.

Administrator, UF College of Medicine Self-Insurance Program
UF Health Shands

Jim Kelly

James J. Kelly, Jr., CPA
 

Interim CEO
UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

Michele Lossius, M.D.

Michele Lossius, M.D.

Chief Quality Officer, UF Health Shands

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Chief, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Physician Director of Quality and Safety, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

 

Timothy A. Miller

Timothy A. Miller

Administrator, UF Health Psychiatric Hospital and Florida Recovery Center

Timothy E. Morey, M.D

Timothy E. Morey,
M.D.

Chief Medical Officer,
UF Health Shands

Department of Anesthesiology Chair,
UF College of Medicine

Bradley Pollitt

Bradley Pollitt,
A.I.A

Vice President of Facilities
Development

UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

Traci Spray d'Auguste

Traci Spray d'Auguste

Chief Operating Officer
UF Health Shands

 

Robert Thornton

Robert Thornton

Vice President of Finance
UF Health Shands

Jeff West

Jeff West

Vice President Managed Care
UF Health Shands

 

UF Health Shands Hospital Board of Directors

Category I (Ex-Officio)

David R. Nelson, M.D.

  • President & Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Florida
  • President, UF Health

Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

  • Dean, University of Florida College of Medicine

Thomas G. Kuntz

  • Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Anita Zucker, Ph.D.

Category II

Timothy E. Morey, M.D.

  • Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Shands
  • Chair, UF College of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

Li-Ming Su, M.D.

  • Chairman, UF Department of Urology

Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.

  • Chairman, UF Department of Surgery

Dana N. Zimmel, DVM, DACVIM

  • Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

Jonathan D. Licht, M.D.

  • Director, University of Florida Health Cancer Center
  • Senior Chair, The Marshall E. Rinker

Category III

  • David J. Jasmund
  • E. Hunter Beebe
  • Marsha D. Powers
  • Gregory Lewis
  • Christopher Cowen, University of Florida Vice President and Chief Financial Officer