Jody K. Reyes, MSBA, BSN, OCN
Jody Reyes has extensive experience grounded in clinical nursing and operations and a progressive career cultivated through leadership roles in academic medical centers like NCI Comprehensive Cancer Centers and as a Nurse Corps Officer in the US Navy. She has developed a reputation for assembling and motivating teams to produce extraordinary, sustained clinical outcomes.
In her current role, Reyes is responsible for the operational management of the Cancer Center specialty clinics, programs and outreach at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She provides clinical and operational oversight for a team of more than 145 full-time staff members, manages a majority of the Clinical Cancer Center’s budget and develops the clinical strategic vision for oncologic care delivery across cancer services. Reyes also holds an appointment in UVA's School of Nursing as a clinical instructor.
Prior to joining UVA in 2012, Reyes and her family lived in Southern California, where she worked most recently as a member of the executive nursing team at the City of Hope National Medical Center, providing strategic leadership and vision for the Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation program, which continues to lead the field as one of the world’s largest and most successful blood and marrow transplant centers. Reyes’ clinical and research interests include hematology-oncology, blood and marrow transplantations, palliative care and hospice. She now lives in Charlottesville, VA with her husband, Jose, and their two children Elena and Simon.