Shay Asante


Born & raised in Hawthorne, Fl and graduated from Eastside High School in 1993.  She earned her BS in Cardiopulmonary Science from  Florida A & M University in 1998  after which she worked for six years at UF Health Shands Hospital as a Registered Respiratory Therapist specialized in adult & pediatric critical care, and pulmonary function testing.  In 2006 she became a professor in the Respiratory Care program @ Santa Fe College.  During her seven years at Santa Fe, she also earned her MBA from  Saint Leo University which she completed in 2011. She currently works as Coordinator/Manager of Pulmonary Diagnostics at UF Health, Gainesville, Fl.  She is a proud wife and mother of 3 children.