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Tampa General Hospital is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen to our Tampa Bay community and beyond by investing in programs, services and partnerships that seek to improve the well-being of our community and ensure that everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

As part of the fabric of Tampa Bay for close to a century, Tampa General Hospital is proud to serve as the region’s leading safety net hospital, providing world-class care for all community members, including our most vulnerable populations. We do this by working closely with our local government, schools, neighbor health systems, state agencies, nonprofits and community groups to understand the needs of our community and invest in sustainable solutions to create a more equitable and healthier Bay Area. 

We are proud to participate in our region’s Community Health Needs Assessment and contribute to the economic vitality of Tampa Bay. 

Community Impact Pillars

Our Community Impact Pillars that define our areas of focus include:

  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing
  • Collaborative Community Building with a Focus on Social Determinants of Health 
  • Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Ensuring All Families Thrive by Addressing Health Disparities

These pillars guide our partnerships with area non-profits to build a stronger Tampa Bay community. To learn more about our sponsorship and social investment process click here.

Community Offerings

Tampa General Hospital’s Community Health & Wellness department offers a variety of offerings to help you identify health risks, manage conditions and achieve better health. Classes and lectures are provided by TGH physicians, subject matter experts and certified health educators. Many programs are free, and a referral is not required.

Tampa General Hospital Community Wellness Team

Our Community Health & Wellness team at TGH actively works towards the shared purpose:

We connect. We support. We empower. Inspiring each other to live well.

Connect with us to discuss how we can inspire your community group to be proactive about their health care choices through our partnership opportunities and offerings.  



Daron Diecidue, MD

CEO, TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track

 

Kim Christine
Administrator, Community & Corporate Wellness

kchristine@tgh.org

Lauren Amos
Wellness Educator and Dietitian

lamos@tgh.org

Rachel Bozich
Senior Wellness Educator

rbozich@tgh.org

Juliana Castillo
Community Engagement Manager

jcastillo@tgh.org

Elizabeth Labusch
Wellness Educator

elabusch@tgh.org

Beth Maberry
Community Health Educator

elizabethmaberry@tgh.org

Susan Mekler
Health Educator

slmekler@tgh.org

María Meléndez
Community Engagement Coordinator

mmelendez@tgh.org

Holly Rayko Murphey
Sr. Wellness Educator

hollymurphy@tgh.org

Anna Palermo
Wellness Program Supervisor

annapalermo@tgh.org

Tamika Powe
Community Benefit & Health Education Program Manager

tpowe@tgh.org

 

Cecilia Vargas
Team Member Wellness Clinician

cavargas@tgh.org