Meet our dedicated team of specialized Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.


Jen Poston, ARNP-BC  completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in May 2020 at Florida State University  and joined Cardiovascular Institute right away.  Jen was already known to our patients and staff having interned with Cardiovascular Institute during her training.  Jen’s previous experience included four years as a cardiac nurse at Bay Medical Sacred Heart. Jen enjoys time with her family including her husband, who is a local pharmacist, and her three young children.  When she is not working, you might catch her going for a run, paddle boarding, or traveling with her family.


Jesse Rumbough, ARNP-BC, joined our team in 2014 and obtained her degree from the University of Miami.


Tripp Shipman, PA-C, has been critical to the ongoing growth of Cardiovascular Institute since he joined us in 1981. Tripp primarily works in our nationally accredited Cardiovascular Ultrasound department assisting in the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac and vascular conditions in our patients. He also assists our physicians in select hospital-based procedures. Tripp completed his Bachelors and his Physician Assistant training at Emory University in 1979. He is nationally certified and state licensed.

Tripp and his wife Cindy have one adult daughter and enjoy getting together with family and friends as well as taking advantage of all the great outdoor adventures our local area has to offer.


Tyler Windsor, ARNP-C, joined Cardiovascular Institute in 2018 after relocating from the Dothan, Alabama area. He obtained his nursing degree from Auburn University in 2014 and his Master of Nursing from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2017. Prior to joining Cardiovascular Institute, Tyler served as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in the Structural Heart Program of Southeast Alabama Medical Center, assisting with patients undergoing valve replacement procedures. While pursuing his MS in Nursing, he also worked in both Cardiovascular Intensive Care and in the Cardiac Cath Lab at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.

Tyler enjoys spending time with his family, including a beautiful little girl and baby boy, and occasionally getting in a round of golf or catching an Auburn football or Braves baseball game.



Rebecca Parmer, ARNP joined Cardiovascular Institute in Summer 2020, however many of our patients were already familiar with her due to her many years with the cardiothoracic surgeons at Bay Medical Sacred Heart. With her wealth of experience we were so pleased to have her join our team.

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