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Cynthia Hawley Health Navigator

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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Carol Austin, RDN

Health Navigator, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

A registered dietitian nutritionist since 2019, Carol is a health care navigator who is dedicated to supporting you and your family’s whole-person health. Her primary focus is consulting physicians and health care team members on how to assess nutritional requirements and diet restrictions for each patient to offer them the best possible care.



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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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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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.