Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital names new Chief Nursing Officer

Judy Colorado, RN, BSN, MA
Judy Colorado, RN, BSN, MA

Orlando, FL (August 3, 2022) – Judy Colorado, RN, BSN, MA, has joined Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital as chief nursing officer (CNO). In her role, Ms. Colorado will supervise the nursing department and coordinate its daily operations to ensure patients receive the highest level of care.

Ms. Colorado has more than 25 years of experience in hospital operations and nursing leadership. For the past decade, she served as chief nurse executive/vice president of patient care services at Monmouth Medical Center in Lakewood, New Jersey, part of the RWJBarnabas Health System.

“Throughout her career, Judy has driven improvement in nurse engagement and patient satisfaction,” said Thibaut van Marcke, president, Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips and senior vice president Orlando Health southeast region. “She is a dynamic leader and has used a shared governance model to solve complex problems throughout her career.”

Ms. Colorado earned a Bachelor of Science from the Mary Johnston College of Nursing at Philippine Christian University in Manila, Philippines. She has a Master of Arts in nursing administration from New York University.

Ms. Colorado began her role as CNO at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips on August 1, 2022.


About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region.

Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,200-bed system includes 10 award-winning hospitals, 9 hospital based ERs, and 7 free-standing emergency rooms; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,200 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served more than 160,000 inpatients and 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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