School of Business Well Represented Among Finalists in “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” Contest
June 21, 2011
The finalists in Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2011 “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" competition include three members of the School’s Advisory Board to Programs in Health Sector Management and Policy, two of whom are also alumni of the School.
More than 414,000 nominations were received from April 4 through May 6, and the ballot of 300 candidates is based on those nominations.
The Advisory Board members who are among the finalists are Richard L. Clarke (MBA '72), president and CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA); Brian Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida; and E. Joseph Steier, III (MBA ’06), president and CEO of Signature HealthCARE LLC.
Another seven of the finalists, including Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, participated as speakers or panelists in the 2011 University of Miami Global Business Forum, which was organized by the School of Business around the theme “The Business of Health Care: Defining the Future.”
The public was invited to vote for five candidates through June 24 to determine the final top 100 list. The ranking will be published in the Aug. 22 issue of Modern Healthcare and posted at ModernHealthcare.com.
The annual 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare competition recognizes the men and women considered among the most influential throughout the industry, as chosen by readers of Modern Healthcare.
The finalists include School board members (from top to bottom) E. Joseph Steier, III (MBA ’06), Brian Keeley, Richard L. Clarke (MBA '72), and seven others who participated in the 2011 Global Business Forum