Our Team

Patricia Robinson, PhD, ARNP, NE-BC

Patricia Robinson is the Senior Director for the Neuroscience Research Institute. She joined Florida Hospital in 2012 to direct the Center for Pediatric Research and Outcomes at Florida Hospital for Children. Her academic background, clinical practice and hospital administrative experience provides a balanced outlook ready for innovation. Dr. Robinson is also a highly regarded nurse scientist with a broad background in health research ranging from clinical studies to research management and development. She has a well-established history of external collaboration projects designed to advance the field of healthcare. She continues to distinguish herself as a leader both within her institution and in the broad field of healthcare as a healthcare ethicist, champion of the underserved, and change maker.

Delores Barnes, RN, BSN, CCRC
Manager

Delores Barnes earned her Associate Degree in Nursing in 1991 and was licensed as a registered nurse. She then earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1997 from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Prior to starting clinical research in 2009, Delores had 15 years in cardiovascular clinical experience and pediatrics clinical experience. Delores has been manager of the Cardiovascular Research Department since 2015. Delores joined the Neuroscience Research team in 2018. She is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), and a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). Delores is instrumental in the partnership of research within the Cardiovascular Institute and physician practices to facilitate optimization of clinical research at Florida Hospital. She is presently enrolled in the Master of Business Administration and Master of Science Management and Leadership at Webster University.

Tere Richard, MHSA, CCRP, CAHIMS
Research Operations Manager

Tere Richard joined Florida Hospital in 2014. She has BA in Psychology and a Master’s in Health Services Administration from Rollins College. She has 17 years of research experience that began as an undergraduate at the University of Hawaii. She became interested in healthcare research while working as a research assistant at Jackson State University. In addition to work experience in academic settings (JSU and UCF), she spent two years with Johnson & Johnson on the instrument development team for the Lake Nona Life Project. Tere joined the Neuroscience Research team in 2018 and remains interested in both big data and technology. She is a Certified Clinical Research Profession (CCRP) through SOCRA and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS) through HIMSS. She is particularly excited to be part of the Florida Hospital Research team and the efforts to bring truly innovative care to our patients. 

Gabriella Anderson, BA, CCRC
Project Manager

Joy Meyer
Research Compliance Coordinator

Brooke Hartwell, BS, BSN, RN, CCRC
Research Nurse