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Russ Armistead, MBA

CEO, UF Health Jacksonville

Russell E. Armistead, MBA, is the chief executive officer of UF Health Jacksonville. Russ was also the CEO of the hospital system from 2013 until his retirement in December 2017. During his previous tenure, the health system opened numerous primary care practices as well as the hospital, multispecialty office building and emergency room at UF Health North. He also was instrumental in the improvement of quality and patient safety measures, and UF Health Jacksonville received numerous health care designations and recognitions.