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Jonathan S. Davis, MPH, FACHE


Jonathan S. Davis, MPH, FACHE is chief operating officer (COO) FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Davis is responsible for the daily oversight of FirstHealth’s operations, serving as president of Moore Regional Hospital along with direct responsibility for Montgomery Memorial Hospital, MRH-Richmond and MRH-Hoke.


Prior to his current position, Davis served as the president of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., a position he held from 2015 until February 2021. In that role, he was responsible for Sentara’s physician medical group, primary and subspecialty physician practices, and a community ambulatory surgical center. He also had officer responsibility for Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, which includes nursing facilities, Home Health and Hospice.


Prior to Sentara, Davis served as president of Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and president/CEO of Via Christi-Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kan. His career also includes experience with two of the largest faith-based health systems in the United States, Ascension and CHI-St. Vincent Health System.


Davis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from Arkansas State University, Master of Arts degree in Physiology from Northern Arizona University and Master of Public Health Administration from Tulane University/Arkansas Medical School. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.