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CC Brooks is a native to Jacksonville, Florida and has worked for Baptist Health for more than 19 years.  In 2000 she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of North Florida and began her career at Baptist as a Graduate Nurse in Labor & Delivery. CC later became the Manager for both Labor & Delivery and the Maternal Newborn department.  In 2011 she obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration from Jacksonville University and later became a Nursing Director for adult Med/Surg, Oncology, Bariatrics, GYN and Obstetrics. In 2017 CC became the VP of Patient Care Services for Wolfson Children’s Hospital.  At the end of 2018 she accepted the newly integrated position of Chief Nurse Executive for both Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville.

CC holds a number of certifications and is a Board Certified Nurse Executive and Fellow of the Advisory Board.  She also has oversite for Perinatal Services across the Baptist Health System. 

CC has been married to her husband Marcus Brooks for more than 18 years and they have 3 beautiful children, Miles (17), Layla (15) and Mason (12).

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A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Thomas joined Baptist Health in 2011 as Vice President of Operations and Specialty Services. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Vice President of Physician Operations for St. Luke's Episcopal Health System in Houston, and as an operations administrator at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. 

Thomas earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and holds a bachelor’s degree in public health administration from Dillard University in New Orleans.   

She is active in our community, serving in the Children’s Ministry at The Bethel Church, on the Board of OneJax, and as the 2019 Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank – Jacksonville Board of Directors.  She is also a supporter of United Way of Northeast Florida and the Dillard University School of Public Health Community Advisory Board, and relaunching the local presence of the National Association of Health Services Executives. Thomas is also a 2013 graduate of Leadership Jacksonville.  Her awards include being recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 2018 Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Woman with Heart by Volunteers in Medicine, a Women in Business Award recipient from the Jacksonville Women’s Network and she has been named a Woman of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal. 

Nicole Thomas, FACHE, is Hospital President of Baptist Medical Center South, the first female to be named a hospital president in Baptist Health’s 62-year history. She is responsible for the operational and strategic direction of the second largest community hospital in the health system. 

Previously, Thomas had executive responsibility for Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, a partnership between Baptist Health and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, designed to transform oncology care in Jacksonville and the Southeastern United States.  She also led the development of the Baptist Neurological Institute, which provides sub-specialty care in Neurology and Neurosurgery including the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center and the Minimally Invasive Spine Center. 

UCOM's40th Ruby Anniversary Gala

November 9, 2019 @ The River Club

5:30 p.m. VIP Reception * 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Program

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