Christy Merrick is an AANP board certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN). She attended Polk State College for her AA and AS in Nursing in 1995. She earned her BSN in Nursing from the University of South Florida in 2004. Her Master’s degree is from Florida Southern College in 2007. She also obtained her Post Master’s from USF in 2011.
Christy started her nursing career at Winter Haven Hospital. She then worked at the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center as the Administrative Nursing Supervisor for 7 years. Before joining Florida Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers, Christy worked at Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a Hospitalist APRN.
Christy is a Polk County native, having been born and raised in Winter Haven. She is married to Brian Merrick and they have two sons.