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Northside Hospital Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

May 14, 2012

St. Petersburg, FL - Northside Hospital recently named Cheryl Goforth as the new Chief Nursing Officer for the medical facility. Cheryl has been serving as the Interim CNO since February. Prior to her position at Northside, Cheryl was the Chief Nursing Officer for Trident Health System in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to working in Charleston, she worked as CNO at Brandon Regional Hospital.

Cheryl comes to us with over 35 years of hospital administration experience, having worked in various capacities for hospitals in the South, as CNO, as well as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer. She received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Broward Community College in Pompano Beach, Florida, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies from Barry University.

“We have gained tremendous momentum with Cheryl as the Interim CNO,” said Stephen J. Daugherty, President and CEO of Northside Hospital. “I look forward to having her energy and focus on a full-time basis.”

Cheryl’s new appointment as CNO began on June 1.


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