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How a Health Navigator Can Help You

A health navigator is an expertly trained guide whose job is to provide clinical assistance as well as emotional and spiritual support. This complimentary service includes:

  • Answering your questions and explaining information
  • Connecting you with physicians and specialists
  • Connecting you and your family with resources and support services
  • Communicating with your doctors and serving as a constant link between you and the health care team
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Scheduling private tours of facilities
Cynthia Hawley

Cynthia Hawley, RN, MSN

Multi-Service Line Clinical Health Navigator

Cynthia has been a nurse with AdventHealth since 2006, and has over 18 years of expertise in medical-surgical, oncology and gynecology.

Cynthia’s passion for nursing grew from a strong Christian upbringing. Her goal is to provide quality care and make your health care journey easy by partnering with local providers. 

She says, “leading with a servant’s heart, an extended hand, and the power of prayer provided here will help Seminole county grow as a whole.”

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Marla J. Dann, LCSW, CAP 

Substance Use Navigator

Marla J. Dann, LCSW, CAP has been involved in substance use treatment for over 20 years in Seminole County. She believes in educating people about addiction as a disease and is passionate about making it compassionate and easy to understand. She hopes to be a light to those who struggle in the darkness of addiction so they may find their way to recovery and reclaim their best, healthiest lives.

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Call407-303-2200 ex. 7301

Care Coordinator Laura Harshman

Laura Harshman, RN, BSN

Birth Experience Coordinator

As your birth experience coordinator, Laura helps you design a customized birth plan that meets your unique wishes. She has more than two decades of nursing experience and has been a member of the AdventHealth team for over 15 years.

Our goal is to provide each new mom-to-be with the individual support and education she needs. Laura helps guide you through your birth process from pregnancy to delivery, and throughout postpartum care.

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Nathalie Thompson, RN

Health Navigator

Nathalie Thompson, RN has been in the medical field for over 17 years as a registered medical assistant and as a bedside nurse. Her mission is to educate patients on their health in a simple and practical way so they have trust in their care and are empowered to make healthy choices. She wants to make each patient feel heard, seen and cared for on a personal level. Nathalie is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Doreen Forsythe, Women's Health Navigator

Doreen Forsythe, RN, BSN

Women's Health Navigator

Our Women’s Health Navigator is a specially trained registered nurse that is available to help coordinate the women's health care services you need and answer any questions you may have. Whether you want to find an obstetrician or schedule your next mammogram, your navigator can connect you with the right doctors and resources to ensure you receive the best treatment available.

To speak with our Women’s Health Navigator, call 407-720-5191.