Ann-Marie A Knight

Ann-Marie A Knight,

VP Comm Engage & Chief Div Off

Department: Administration
Business Phone: (904) 244-3007

About Ann-Marie A Knight

Ann-Marie Knight, MHA, FACHE, is vice president of community engagement and chief diversity officer for UF Health in Jacksonville.

In this dual role, she partners with local and state officials, community and physician leaders and agencies to strategize on improving the long-term health of the community and reducing health disparities. She also provides vision and leadership for the diversity, inclusion and equity efforts across UF Health Jacksonville.

Prior to joining UF Health, Knight served as operations administrator for the department of surgery and critical care medicine at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, as well as director of community engagement and diversity and inclusion.

With more than 19 years of progressive experience in strategic planning, financial management and operations management in the inpatient and outpatient practice settings, Knight attributes her professional acumen to her 24 years of naval service in which she retired as a medical service corps officer.

Immediately following her military service, Knight served as administrative officer for the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Jacksonville, where she was instrumental in getting the Jefferson Street location operational.

She serves as the regent for the North Florida and Western Florida chapters of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Her board membership includes the Florida State College at Jacksonville Foundation, the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida, the Sulzbacher Center and the World Affairs Council.


Masters in Health Administration
2005 · Baylor University
BA – Finance
1996 · University of North Florida

Contact Details

(904) 244-3007