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John Couris

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John Couris

President and CEO, Tampa General Hospital
John Couris

John Couris is President and CEO of Florida Health Sciences Center (FHSC) which comprises an array of organizations, including Tampa General Hospital, one of the nation’s leading academic health systems, in partnership with the University of South Florida. As a visionary leader, Couris has had continued success in building health care companies by driving innovation, operational excellence, and strategic collaborations. Since taking the helm of FHSC in 2017, Couris has championed innovation. Under Couris, Tampa General established an artificial intelligence and predictive analytics care coordination center designed to improve safety, quality, and cost, and a venture capital fund dedicated to driving a culture of innovation while supporting early-stage startups and direct investments. Today, Couris is executing a $550 million capital commitment to bring the most advanced technology and innovative care through the creation of a growing medical and research district in downtown Tampa. This district houses an ever-growing hub of world-class clinical care, academics, research, and biotechnology anchored by Tampa General and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Couris is a Research Fellow at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business where he received a doctorate in business administration and management sciences. He is a frequent contributor to Becker’s Hospital Review and resides in Tampa with his wife and two children.