Leadership Team


Tampa General Hospital is a private, not-for-profit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
 Phillip S. Dingle - Chairman of the Board  Patricia Jurinski
 Marylou Y. Bailey  Les Muma
 Jeffrey W. Bak  Krishna Nallamshetty, M.D.
 Thomas L. Bernasek, M.D.  Corey Neil
 Raviender Bukkapatnam, M.D.  Kathleen Shanahan
 Blake J. Casper  John T. Touchton, Jr.
 Gregory J. Celestan  Bruce Zwiebel, M.D.
 Drew Graham  


 Chief of Staff Krishna Nallamshetty, M.D.
 Vice Chief of Staff Murray Shames, M.D.
 Secretary - Treasurer Cliff Davis, M.D.
 Immediate Past Chief of Staff Tapan Padhya, M.D.
 At Large Representative Erika Abel, M.D. 
 At Large Representative Christopher DuCoin, M.D.
 At Large Representative Lucas Wiegand, M.D.

Approximately 1,200 private-practice and university-affiliated attending physicians and more than 700 resident physicians in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine residency program serve the community's medical needs.


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John Couris
President & Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Arnold
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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Stacey Brandt
Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

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Kelly Cullen
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

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Peggy Duggan
Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

Jennifer Crabtree
Administrative Chief of Staff, Office of President and CEO

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Qualenta Kivett
Executive Vice President, Chief People and Talent Officer

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Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM
Executive Vice President, Chief Academic Officer, Tampa General Hospital Sr. Vice President, USF Health, Dean, Morsani College of Medicine

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Mark Runyon
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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Adam Smith
Executive Vice President & Chief Ambulatory Care Officer

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Annmarie Chavarria, DNP
Sr. Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing Administration

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Robin DeLaVergne
Sr. Vice President, External Affairs

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Cheryl Eagan
Sr. Vice President, Support Services

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Laura Haubner, MD
Sr. Vice President, Chief Quality Officer

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Frann M. Richards
Sr. Vice President & Chief Development Officer, TGH Foundation

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Abraham Schwarzberg
Chief of Oncology & Sr. Vice President, Oncology and Network Development

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Laurie Slater
Sr. Vice President, MarComm and Physician Business Development

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Mark Campbell
Vice President, Supply Chain

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Peter Chang, MD
Vice President, Care Transitions

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Anthony Escobio
Vice President, Revenue Cycle

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Rachel Feinman
Vice President, Innovation, TGH InnoVentures

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Wendi Goodson-Celerin, DNP, APRN, NE-BC
Vice President, Neuroscience, Ortho and Clinical Education

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Brian Hammond
Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

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Steve Harris
Vice President, Payor & Governmental Affairs

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Lara Klick, MBA, CPXP
Vice President, Chief Patient Experience Officer

Stephanie Kuhn
Senior Executive Assistant to CEO

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Sherri Lewman
Vice President, Service Lines

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Lijah Lokenauth
Vice President, Accounting & Finance

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Michael W. Masem, MSM
Vice President, Development and Donor Relations

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Nishit Patel, MD
Chief Medical Informatics Officer

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Lucila Ramiro, MD
Vice President, Tampa General Medical Group

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David Robbins
Vice President, Professional Services

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Diane Skorupski, MS, RN, CNOR, NE-BC
Vice President, Surgical Services

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Steve Short
Advisor of Special Projects

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Nancy O'Neill, RN, MBA, CHC, CHPC
Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer