Suncoast Health Council Names Lisa Nugent as Executive Director

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Lisa Nugent, New Suncoast Executive Director
Lisa Nugent, New Suncoast Executive Director
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - July 4, 2024 - PRLog -- The Suncoast Health Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Nugent, MPH as its new Executive Director beginning July 1st. With a successful career in healthcare administration and community health, Nugent brings a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to improving public health in our region.

"With a collective 15 years of experience at Suncoast Health Council, Lisa Nugent was the ideal choice for the new Executive Director," stated Elizabeth Rugg, Former Executive Director. "I am eager to witness Lisa and the team expand upon the council's robust foundation and spearhead initiatives that will profoundly impact the lives of those we continue to support."

Nugent's expertise in nonprofit management and health education is supported by a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and a Master's Degree in Public Health. Collaborating with a team of skilled professionals, she has advanced the council's mission through rigorous needs assessments, comprehensive evaluations, and the execution of targeted health planning activities, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement in public health services.

"After twelve years of strategic planning and program development within the organization, my goal as the new Executive Director is to lead with integrity while listening to and responding to the community's needs," said Lisa Nugent, Suncoast Executive Director. "My career has been dedicated to public health. Suncoast Health Council will continue to strive to make health care better for residents of Pinellas and Pasco counties."

In her new role, Nugent will oversee the council's operations, strategic initiatives, and partnerships. These programs include HIV Planning, Care Council Member Training, Insurance Services, MedNet Prescription Assistance, HIV Quality Management, Assessment of the Administrative Mechanism as well as Certificate of Need.

For more information about the Suncoast Health Council and its programs, please visit or call 727-217-7070.

About Suncoast Health Council:
Since 1983, Suncoast Health Council has been dedicated to enhancing health in Pasco and Pinellas counties through strategic planning, education, and service delivery. As an independent, private nonprofit organization, Suncoast is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by County Commissioners, advocating for the interests of healthcare consumers, providers, and purchasers in the region. The Health Council collects and analyzes healthcare data, evaluates community health status, identifies healthcare needs and resources, and collaborates with community partners to craft tailored programs and services that address both current challenges and emerging healthcare needs.

Source:Doubletake Studios Inc.
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