Meet Your Advocates

Lisa Kozlowski

Lisa Kozlowski

Lisa Kozlowski is the Team Lead for the Collier County Health Advocate Program. Lisa recently relocated to Naples from Charleston, South Carolina and is a Master’s prepared Community Health Nurse.  Lisa assumes her current role after supervising a team of Registered Nurses in the Utilization Management Department of a Managed Care Organization.  Prior to her work in Utilization Management, she spent many years in health care-related teaching, practice and research at both the Medical University of South Carolina’s Hospital and College of Nursing.  Additionally, she was instrumental in creating the Community Health Nursing program infrastructure for the first Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda, East Africa.  Lisa’s past nursing roles have included those of teacher, staff and program coordinator in settings such as home health, urban clinic, urgent care and the community with a focus on diabetes education.  Her nursing care has extended to individuals and groups across the lifespan.  Lisa is excited to join the Naples community and loves both travel and outdoor adventures with her family.  Lisa thrives on creative challenge and is inspired by the possibilities of her current role. 

Liz Gomez

Liz Gomez

Liz is the Senior Health Advocate Coordinator for our Collier County Government Advocacy program. She previously coordinated the NCH Advocacy Team, beginning with the start of their own program a few years ago, before she decided to transition to the Collier County Government team. In addition to being our coordinator, she holds a certification as a Health Coach. Liz was born in New Jersey but has lived in Naples since 1982. She has many years of experience in the medical field, and continues to support our Naples residents in maintaining a long and healthy life through preventative health and annual exams.

 

Tina Collins

Tina Collins

Tina Collins is a Registered Nurse Health Advocate Coach with the Community Health Partners. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Louisville in Kentucky in 2004. She recently relocated to Naples from San Diego, CA to join the Community Health Partners team. She has been a nurse for over 16 years with diverse work experience over the years ranging from women’s health to critical care and intensive care nursing, as well as several years working in cardiovascular medicine in both research as well as clinical areas. She has experience working with cardiac surgery and heart failure patients, as well as advanced heart failure and heart transplant patients. After going through her own health and weight struggles she became passionate about helping others with health and wellness, and believes strongly in disease prevention through a healthy lifestyle. In addition to her nursing degree, Tina is also an Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) Certified Health Coach and a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Level One Certified Running Coach. Tina is excited to join the Community Health Partners team and assist members with their health and wellness needs as well as insurance qualification requirements.