Leadership Advisory Council
Members of the Leadership Advisory Council for Nursing
The Leadership Advisor Council was established in 2013. It will be comprised of a diverse group of leaders who will provide expertise, advice and resources to enhance the quality of nursing education within the Department. The purpose of the LAC is to ensure a close professional relationship between leaders in the community and in nursing education at UWF in order to:
- Assist in the recruitment of outstanding students and faculty to the Department.
- Provide input and advice on long-range planning.
- Participate in academic practice partnerships.
- Function as an advocacy group for the UWF Department of Nursing.
- Assist the Department in securing funding.
Marc Churchwell, M.Ed
Director Military & Veterans Resource Center
University of West Florida
Executive Director of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer
Rodney Guttman, PhD
Director Center on Aging
Robert Hoyt, MD, FACP
Co-Director Medical Informatics Program
School of Allied Health & Life Sciences
University of West Florida Emerald Coast, Haas Center
John Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP
Director Florida Department of Health in Escambia County
Doug Terrell, RN
CEO Critical Difference, Inc.
Carla J. Thompson, Ed. D.
Associate Professor & Director, CORAL Center
Research and Advanced Studies
Barbie Valletto RN, SANE-A
Families Count Child Protection Team
Karen White-Trevino, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Senior Vice President Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer
West Florida Hospital
Amy Wilson, RN, MSN, CPHQ
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Sacred Heart Hospital
Ann Yoshihashi, MD, FACE
Navy Endocrinologist (retired)