Nursing: Leadership

Nursing Leadership

Patrice Jones DNP, RN, NE-BC

Patrice Jones, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer


Cynthia Gerdik DNP, MBA, RN NE-BC

Cynthia Gerdik, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

Associate Vice President, Nursing UF Health Jacksonville


Linda Lawson, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Linda Lawson, DBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Vice President, Nursing UF Health North


Fanya DeJesus, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Fanya DeJesus, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Division Director of Nursing, Acute Care and Nursing Operations


Patty Gursky, MSN, RN, CNOR

Patty Gursky, MSN, RN, CNOR

Division Director of Nursing, Perioperative Services


Allison Martin, LCSW, ACM

Allison Martin, LCSW, ACM

Director of Case Management and Palliative Care


Amber Mason, DNP, RN, CPN, NEA-BC

Amber Mason, DNP, RN, CPN, NEA-BC

Division Director of Nursing, Critical Care Services


David Meysenburg, MSN, RN, EMT-P, CFRN, TCRN

David Meysenburg, MSN, RN, EMT-P, CFRN, TCRN

Division Director of Nursing, Emergency and Trauma Services


Valerie Platt, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Valerie Platt, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Division Director of Nursing Specialty Services


Rose Rivers, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Rose Rivers, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Nursing Special Projects Coordinator


Joan Sacerio, MHSA, BSN, RN-BC, CHPN

Joan Sacerio, MHSA, BSN, RN-BC, CHPN

Division Director of Nursing, Professional Practice, Magnet, Research and Wound Care


Jenny VanRavestein, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Jenny VanRavestein, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Director of Nursing, Women’s Services


Curtis, Warden, MSN, RN

Curtis Warden, MSN, RN

Manager, Nursing Informatics


Katy Wittman, MSHA, MBA

Katy Wittman, MSHA, MBA

Operations Director, Perioperative and Nursing Services

UF Health Nursing Jacksonville: Nursing Professional Development