Baptist Jacksonville’s vice president of operations named as one of 149 Black healthcare leaders to know

Becker’s Hospital Review selected Marlow Levy on list of leaders fostering positive and inclusive patient experiences.

Jacksonville, FL

Becker’s Hospital Review honored Marlow H. Levy, MBA, RN, FACHE, vice president of operations at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, as one of “149 Black Healthcare Leaders to Know” for 2023.

According to Becker’s, the list is comprised of individuals who are fostering positive patient experiences, promoting health equity and paving the way for the next generation of leaders.

Levy has more than 30 years of leadership experience in a variety of health care systems with a particular focus on delivering health care strategy, growth and process improvement to improve hospital safety, care delivery, surgical throughput, operational efficiency and better patient experience. He joined Baptist Health in 2022.

“We are so pleased that Marlow is sharing his heart for people and service at Baptist Jacksonville,” said Nicole B. Thomas, MHA, FACHE, hospital president of Baptist Jacksonville. “His commitment to living out the values of equity and inclusion in the workplace is driving results for our patient, our patients and this community.”

Prior to joining Baptist Health, Levy served as the vice president of operations at UMPC Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. He has also served in high-level leadership positions at Advocate Aurora Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, Sentara Healthcare and facilities within the United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Levy holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Hampton University in Virginia, a master’s degree in management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and a master’s degree in business administration from The George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. He is a board-certified health care executive and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).