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 Shands 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.

Ed Jiminez

Edward Jimenez,
M.B.A.

Chief Executive Officer
UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

Irene Alexaitis

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

Vice President Nursing and Patient Services
UF Health Shands

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Marina Cecchini

Marina Cecchini,
M.B.A.

Chief Executive Officer, 
UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital (Select Medical)

Janet Christie

Janet Christie, M.B.A.
 

Senior Vice President
Human Resources,
UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

 

Parker Gibbs

C. Parker Gibbs,
M.D.

Chief Medical Officer,
UF Health Shands

Orthopaedic Surgery Division Chief.
UF College of Medicine

Roxane Harcourt

Roxane Harcourt, LCSW, LMFT

Administrator, UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital
Executive Director, UF Health Florida Recovery Center

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.
 

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
UF Health Shands

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

 

Jim Kelly

James J. Kelly, Jr., CPA
 

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
UF Health Shands

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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

Bradley Pollitt

Bradley Pollitt,
A.I.A

Vice President of Facilities
Development

UF Health Shands

Bio (PDF)

Diane Richardson

Diana Richardson, M.B.A.

Vice President of Operations
UF Health Shands 

 

UF Health Shands Hospital Board of Directors

  • David R. Nelson, M.D. (Chair)
  • Edward Jimenez, M.B.A. (CEO)
  • Joseph A. Tyndall, M.D., M.P.H. (Dean)
  • E. Hunter Beebe
  • Tracy Duda Chapman, Esq.
  • W. Kent Fuchs, Ph.D.
  • C. Parker Gibbs, M.D.
  • David J. Jasmund
  • Michael McKee
  • John Patterson, Esq.
  • Danny Ponce, Esq.
  • Carolyn King Roberts
  • Steve Shey
  • Li-Ming Su, M.D.