SHCC @ Shands Medical Providers
Ann Zaia, PhD, APRN, SM, MSN, MHA, CHS, CHE, COHN-S
Ann Zaia holds an RN diploma from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Emmanuel College and her Master of Science in Health Care Administration and Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner with a sub-specialty in Occupational Health from Simmons College, Boston. She is also a graduate of the Master of Science in Occupational Health program at Harvard University School of Public Health. Ann also holds a PhD in Health Professions Education from Simmons College. Ann is Board Certified in four specialties holding national certifications as an Adult Nurse Practitioner (NP-C), Certified Homeland Security expert level III by the American Board of Forensic Examiners (CHS III), a Diplomat of the American College of Healthcare Executives (CHE) and an Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S). Prior to moving to Florida in 2014 Ann has held a variety of positions including managing the medical department at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles during their indoor air quality crisis to Director of the Logan International Airport Health Center. As an instructor for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Department of Fire Services, Ann taught Incident Command, HAZMAT, Hospital Decon and Hospital PPE to hospital employees across Massachusetts. She has held positions in industry and clinic settings, which encompassed both internal employee health functions, as well as external clients in the occupational health setting. Ann had been employed in the Biopharmaceutical industry as the Clinical Director of Client Services, at the Harvard University Health Services Urgent Care clinic, and as a faculty member in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UMass Boston and Southern New Hampshire University. As a retired Lieutenant for the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office she brings her experience in emergency response, management and Incident Command to her current position as the Clinical Coordinator the University of Florida’s Occupational Medicine Program.