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
Members

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

M. Narendra Kini, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nicklaus Children's Health System

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

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

Carlos Alonso
Senior Vice President and President
Hill-Rom International

Carlos Migoya
Chief Executive Officer
Jackson Health System

Wael K. Barsoum
President
Cleveland Clinic Florida

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

Francisco Ballester
Regional Head
Sandoz International Region

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

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

Mauricio Ortiz
President, Latin America
Boston Scientific Corporation

Jaime Caldwell
President
South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association

Bruce Rueben
President
Florida Hospital Association

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

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

Joseph Fifer
President and CEO
Healthcare Financial Management Association 

Penny Shaffer
Market President – South Florida
Florida Blue

Linda Florendo (Alumni)
Health Systems Executive Director
Quest Diagnostics

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

Michael Joseph (Alumni)
President HCA East
Florida Division

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