About Health Foundation of South Florida - Board

 

 

Board of Directors

Loreen M. Chant, MBA
Chairwoman, Board of Directors 
Member Since:
2009
Profession: President & CEO, Easter Seals South Florida
Related Activities: Member of the Board for United Way

Arthur A. Finkle, CLU, ChFC
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Member Since:
2000
Profession:
Owner, Arthur A. Finkle & Associates, specializing in financial planning, employee benefits, life and disability insurance and investments.
Related Activities: A nationally ranked Scrabble player, he is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table, American Society of Financial Services and the National Association of Securities Dealers.

Roderick K. King, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP
Secretary, Board of Directors
Member Since: 2012
Profession: 
Executive Director, Florida Public Health, Institute and Assistant Dean of Public Health Education and Associate Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Dept. of Public Health Services.  He is also Senior Faculty, Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solutions Center; Instructor, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Chair of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Minority Health. 
Related Activities: Member of the Board of Dentaquest Foundation; Health Care for All and Amplifyme

Richard B. Adams, Jr., Esq.
Board Member
Member Since:1995
Profession:
 Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. 
Related Activities:
Board member of Children's Home Society and former director of the Dade County Bar Association as well as the Dade County Defense Bar.

Melida Akiti
Board Member
Member Since:2014
Profession:
Administrator/Vice President, South Broward Community Health Services
Related Activities:
Member of the Board, Child Net; Hispanic Unity and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies

Luther Brewster, Ph.D.
Board Member
Member Since:2014
Profession:
Founding Chief, Division of Policy & Community Development and Community Director, Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Help as faculty member at Florida International University’s Herbert College of Medicine
Related Activities:
Co-founder of the Historic Overtown Public Health Empowerment Collaborative and recipient of the Marshall Memorial Fellowship through the German Marshall Fund
Michael De Lucca
Board Member
Member Since: 2016
Profession:
 President and CEO, Broward Regional Health Planning Council
Related Activities:
He has received numerous recognition awards and serves on various Boards and committees.  His service includes: Chairman of the Everglades Area Health Education Center (AHEC), One Blood Southern Region Board, the CMS Area 10 ED Collaborative and the United Way Health Impact Committee and Executive Board of the Southeast Regional Domestic Security Task Force.
Carol Fine
Board Member
Member Since: 2016
Profession:
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Division, Northern Trust
Related Activities:
Board member and former chair of Carrfour Supportive Housing. She also served on the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Foundation investment committee and served as Treasurer and Board member of Beth David Congregation.
Karen Gilmore
Board Member
Member Since: 2002
Profession: Vice President, Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Miami Branch
Related Activities: Board member of the YWCA of Greater Miami and Trustee with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Philip Grossman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G.
Board Member
Member Since:
1993
Profession:
Attending physician University of Miami Hospital; Medical Director and Chairman of the Board of Kendall Endoscopy and Surgery Center; Voluntary  Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Univ. of Miami School of Medicine. 
Related Activities: Fellow of the American College of Physicians; Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology and Fellow of American Gastroenterological Association.  He is president of Erlan Medical Management,Inc.,specializing in information technology, strategic planning, quality assurance and practice management. 
Susan Kelley
Board Member
Member Since:
2002
Profession:
President, Kelley Swofford Roy, Inc, specializing in marketing, advertising and public relations
Related Activities:
Honorary Consul for Finland in South Florida and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. Community involvement includes serving on the board of the Miami Symphony Orchestra; Miami Lighthouse for the Blind; World Trade Center Miami and Adopt-A-Pet.
Richard Laviña
Immediate Past Board Chairman
Member Since:
2007
Profession: Regional President, HSBC Bank
Related Activities:
Served on Dade Community Foundation's executive committee and board; Beacon Council and was active with the Miami Museum of Science and the Epiphany School. Coached  several area athletic children's leagues and is a founding member of the Belen Jesuit Preparatory School's Crew Program.

Roymi Membiela

Ivette Motola, M.D., MPH, FACEP, FAAEM
Board Member 
Member Since: 
2012
Profession:
 Director, Division of Prehospital and Emergency Healthcare,  Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Related Activities: Dr. Motola, who was recognized by Key Professional Media for four straight years as one of South Florida' s Super Doctors, serves as an Advisory Board member for the Florida Healthcare Simulation Alliance; Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Medical Review Committee and the University of Miami's Continuing Education Committee.

 

Thao M.P. Tran, M.D., MPH
Board Member 
Member Since: 
2012
Profession:
 Medical Director, Graduate School-Physician Assistant Program, Keiser University
Related Activities: Dr. Tran, the former Medical Director for the Baptist Center for Spine Care, is a member of the American Medical Association; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

 

J. Everett Wilson
Board Member 
Member Since: 
2015
Profession:
Partner, Akerman LLP. His practice is devoted to the representation of healthcare providers and other entities involved in the healthcare and healthcare insurance industries.
Related Activities: Various memberships and and activities include: American Health Lawyers Association, The Florida Bar's Health Law Section and South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Board of the American Red Cross and Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida.

Stanley Worton, M.D.
Board Member
Member Since: 2004
Profession:
Retired in December 1999 as Chief of Radiology at Cedars Medical Center in Miami, Florida
Related Activities:
Fellow of American College of Radiology; Board Member of Miami Beach Cultural Arts Trust; past president of Dade County Radiological Society.

 

 


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