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Dr. Robin McGuinness Reappointed to Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – AdventHealth is delighted to announce the reappointment of Robin McGuinness, DNP, Senior Executive Officer with the AdventHealth West Florida Division, to the Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors. Governor Ron DeSantis appointed seven professionals known for their commitment and expertise in advancing the nursing field.

Dr. Robin McGuinness
Dr. Robin McGuinness

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Seven to the Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors

McGuinness brings vast experience and a deep dedication to nursing education and innovation. Holding a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, a master’s degree from the University of Hartford, and a doctorate in nursing from Florida State University, her wealth of knowledge continues to drive transformative initiatives within AdventHealth and health care at large.

"I'm deeply honored by Governor Ron DeSantis' reappointment and humbled by the trust of the Florida Center for Nursing Board,” McGuinness said. “Together with AdventHealth, we remain committed to enhancing patient safety and delivering exceptional whole-person care to Florida residents. Our joint dedication to excellence, innovation and the progression of nursing drives our shared mission. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with the board to advance health care standards and ensure our communities receive the utmost quality of care."

Other appointees to the Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors include:

  • Michele Panetta, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at St. Luke’s Cataract and Laser Institute and Owner of VESÉ Medical Spa
  • Monica Puga, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of Memorial Health System
  • Leslie Rogers, PhD, Director of Nursing for the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Joanne Stevens Hoertz, Chief Nursing Officer and Registered Nurse for Brooks Rehabilitation
  • Mary Anne Enns, Patient Care Assistant Instructor, Nursing Assistant Instructor, and Practical Nursing Instructor for Fort Myers Technical College and Cape Coral Technical College
  • Suzanne Wilson Depew, Practical Nursing Director for the Suwannee County School Board