New CEO Takes Over at Shands-Jax

10:09 am
Tue January 8, 2013

New CEO Takes Over at Shands-Jax

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Russell E. Armistead, an associate vice president from UF’s Health Science Center, is replacing CEO James R. Burkhart, who is going to Tampa General.
Russell E. Armistead has been named chief executive officer of Shands Jacksonville, replacing James R. Burkhart, who announced his resignation Jan. 2. Since 2004, Armistead served as associate vice president for finance and planning for the University of Florida Health Science Center in both Gainesville and Jacksonville. He has worked under David S.