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Advisory Board to Programs in Health Management and Policy

The Advisory Board to the Programs in Health Management and Policy consists of individuals from a broad spectrum of organizations in the health sector, including providers, insurers, professional associations, policymakers and integrated health systems. They are local, regional, national and international health care leaders who share a spirit of innovation and excellence, have a strong interest in the community, education, and wish to influence health care policy locally and nationally.

The role of the Advisory Board is to provide a forum for open dialogue among professionals committed to the development of health management education, research and policy. Members provide advice, guidance and support to ensure that the curriculum is cutting edge and that graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles in the industry.

Board Members

Board Members

Edward Abraham, MD
Executive Vice President Health Affairs and
Chief Executive Officer
UHealth, University of Miami Health System

Michael Joseph (Alumni)
President HCA East
Florida Division

Pat Alagia, MD
Chief Clinical Officer – Health Systems
Medical Director _ Adx, Women’s Health
Quest Diagnostics

Kevin Schulman, MD
Professor Of Medicine, Clinical Excellence Research Center
Stanford University

Charles E. Alston, CTP (Chair)
Senior Vice President, Market Executive
Healthcare and Institutions Southeast - Global
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Carlos Migoya
Chief Executive Officer
Jackson Health System

Carlos Alonso
Senior Vice President and President
Hill-Rom International

Rudolph Moise, DO (Alumni)
US Air Force, Col, Ret
CEO, Comprehensive Health Center
CEO, Primary Health Physician Group

Wael K. Barsoum
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Susanne Nolte-Schoen, MD
Member of the Supervisory Board
Schön Klinik SE

Francisco Ballester
Regional Head
Sandoz International Region

Mauricio Ortiz
President, Latin America
Boston Scientific Corporation

Benjamin A. Breier (Alumni)
President and CEO
Kindred Healthcare

Bruce Rueben
Florida Hospital Association

Jaime Caldwell
South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association

Ashley R. Vertuno, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Westside Regional Medical Center
ACHE Florida Regent

Richard L. Clarke (Alumni)
Former President and CEO
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Board Member, Mercy Health Ministry

Penny Shaffer
Market President – South Florida
Florida Blue

Joseph Fifer
President and CEO
Healthcare Financial Management Association

Tim Stapleton
Chief Executive Officer
Florida Medical Association Inc.

Jeffrey Freimark
President and CEO
Miami Jewish Health Systems

E. Joseph Steier, III, (Alumni)
President and CEO
Signature Consulting Services LLC

Daniel E. Greenleaf, (Alumni)
President and CEO
Bio Scrip

Jorge Vasseur
President and Region Head, Latin America
Baxter International Inc.

Senator Rene Garcia (Alumni)
Florida State Senate

Nick Westfall
Chief Executive Officer
VITAS Healthcare
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