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Joshua Gunter


Josh is the chief nursing officer for Select Specialty Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Prior to pursuing healthcare leadership, he worked as a bedside cardiac intensive care nurse, during which he obtained his CCRN and CMC certifications. He has led intensive care and cardiac stepdown units, as well as respiratory and informatics departments. 

Josh earned a BSN from Jacksonville State University and an MSN in Nursing Health Systems Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is currently pursuing his DNP at the University of Alabama, where he has also served as an adjunct faculty member. Josh holds board certification as an advanced nurse executive with ANCC, and he currently serves on the advisory board for local nursing programs.