Samantha K. Garrett, senior child life specialist for Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, was elected to the FSU Alumni Association National Board of Directors on June 22, 2013.
Ms. Garrett, a certified child life specialist, provides psychosocial care to pediatric patients and families in the hospital’s Emergency Department. A native Floridian, her journey took her through positions at the Nebraska Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In her current position, she has advocated for the critical needs of her emerging Child Life Department and has built a thriving team that continues to expand under her leadership.
Ms. Garrett continues to be involved with FSU through Seminole Club® positions in Philadelphia and Greater Orlando, including assisting with events to support the club’s FSU Scholarship Fund. She is currently the marketing and communications chairperson for the Seminole Club® of Greater Orlando, a Lifetime member of the FSU Alumni Association and a member of University Center Club.
In addition to her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from FSU, she has earned certificates from Drexel University in healthcare informatics and emergency management.