Transplant Center: Meet the Team

Strong results reflect a multidisciplinary approach to patient care that draws on the combined talents and experience of members skilled in pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery, anesthesia, pathology, radiology, pharmacy, nursing, research, social work, physical therapy, psychology, nutrition, and financial planning.

Medical Director

Transplant Surgeon

Advanced Lung Failure Pulmonology

Physician Extenders

  • Julia Peach, ARNP

Pre-transplant coordinator

  • Sonia Gonzalez, RN

Post-transplant coordinators

  • Glenna Venoy, ARNP
  • Sherry Stirrat, RN
  • Paula Johns, RN

Program Manager

  • Chad Rhoden, ARNP

Social Worker

  • Cyndi Oberdan

Financial Counselors

  • Cassandra Harley - UF Health is contracted with most transplant networks. Check with your employer or insurer for more information about accessing UF Health for transplant services or our call financial representative at 352.594.6953 with any questions.


  • Joy Wright