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Tampa General Hospital is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen to our Tampa Bay community and beyond by investing in programs, services and partnerships that seek to improve the well-being of our community and ensure that everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

As part of the fabric of Tampa Bay for close to a century, Tampa General Hospital is proud to serve as the region’s leading safety net hospital, providing world-class care for all community members, including our most vulnerable populations. We do this by working closely with our local government, schools, neighbor health systems, state agencies, nonprofits and community groups to understand the needs of our community and invest in sustainable solutions to create a more equitable and healthier Bay Area. 

Tampa General Hospital is a founding member of the All4HealthFL Collaborative. The purpose of the All4HealthFL Collaborative is to improve health by leading regional, outcome-driven health initiatives that have been prioritized through Community Health Needs Assessment.

Tampa General Hospital also contributes to the economic vitality of Tampa Bay by investing in workforce initiatives.

Community Impact Pillars

Our Community Impact Pillars that define our areas of focus include:

  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing
  • Collaborative Community Building with a Focus on Social Determinants of Health 
  • Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Ensuring All Families Thrive by Addressing Health Disparities

These pillars guide our partnerships with area non-profits to build a stronger Tampa Bay community. Learn more about our sponsorship and social investment process.

Community Offerings

Tampa General Hospital’s Community Health & Wellness department offers a variety of offerings to help you identify health risks, manage conditions and achieve better health. Classes and lectures are provided by TGH physicians, subject matter experts and certified health educators. Many programs are free, and a referral is not required.

A full listing of current events open for registration can be found here:

Community Health & Wellness Team

Our Community Health & Wellness team at TGH actively works towards the shared purpose:

We connect. We support. We empower. Inspiring each other to live well.

Our vision: To be the driving force in creating a healthier community.

Connect with us to discuss how we can inspire your community group to be proactive about their health care choices through our partnership opportunities and offerings.  



Daron Diecidue, MD

CEO, TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track

 

Kim Christine
Administrator, Community Health and Wellness

kchristine@tgh.org

Lauren Amos
Wellness Educator and Registered Dietitian

lamos@tgh.org

Rachel Bozich
Project Analyst

rbozich@tgh.org

Juliana Castillo
Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement

jcastillo@tgh.org

Elizabeth Labusch
Wellness Educator

elabusch@tgh.org

Beth Maberry
Community Health Educator

elizabethmaberry@tgh.org

Susan Mekler
Community Health Educator

slmekler@tgh.org

María Meléndez
Community Engagement Coordinator

mmelendez@tgh.org

Holly Murphey
Wellness Manager

hollymurphy@tgh.org

Anna Palermo
Ambulatory Project Manager

annapalermo@tgh.org

Tamika Powe
Manager, Community Benefit & Health Education Program

tpowe@tgh.org

 

Cecilia Vargas
Team Member Wellness Clinician

cavargas@tgh.org