Vice President, Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer

Dr. Nat'e Guyton, RN, MSN, DM, CPHIMS, NE-BC came to UMMC Midtown from Spok, Inc., a healthcare communications company headquartered in Springfield, Va., where she served as chief nursing officer for three years. Dr. Guyton has more than 20 years experience in healthcare, having also served as chief clinical informatics officer at Trinity Health-Mercy Health System; chief nursing officer at Mercy Suburban Hospital, both in Pennsylvania; senior director of nursing operations at St. Francis Hospital in Delaware; and nurse manager of cardiac transplant and telemetry at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

Dr. Guyton is responsible for nursing practice and service, as well as the practice and service of a variety of clinical patient care departments, and ensuring the delivery of consistently safe, high quality patient care across the array of programs and services provided at UMMC’s Midtown Campus. She works closely with our entire team of executives, managers and medical staff to achieve UMMC’s vision and goals, especially as they relate to nursing and patient care services here at Midtown.

A certified critical care nurse, she holds bachelor and master of science degrees in nursing from Widener University, a post master’s certificate in healthcare administration from Villanova University, a post master’s certificate in healthcare informatics from Drexel University, and a doctorate in management with a concentration in organization development from the University of Phoenix.

She is also a member of the American Nursing Informatics Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.


Na'te Guyton
Na'te Guyton