Miami Jewish Leadership Team: Experts in Senior Care Services
Jeffrey P. Freimark
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey P. Freimark is Miami Jewish Health’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He is also an elected Councilman in the Village of Bal Harbour. Mr. Freimark was named one of the Top 10 CEO’s in Miami-Dade county by South Florida Business Journal. Prior to joining Miami Jewish Health, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Information Officer for Intelstat, one of the largest operators of commercial satellites worldwide. This followed his being Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Information Officer for Beverly Enterprises – one of the largest national operators of long term care facilities, rehabilitation, hospice and other healthcare segments. In addition, he has held the position of Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for OfficeMax. Mr. Freimark holds CPA licenses in Florida and New Jersey and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey. He is a graduate of New York Law School (JD),
New York University Stern School of Business (MBA) and the University of
South Florida (BA).
Brian J. Kiedrowski, M.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Brian J. Kiedrowski, M.D., leads the Miami Jewish Health Systems team of physicians, works closely with the nursing staff, risk management and compliance departments and builds relationships with healthcare professionals in the community. Dr. Kiedrowski is board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine and Hospice/Palliative Care. Prior to joining the organization, he was Vice President and Medical Director at Catholic Hospice. He also worked at Moorings Park Continuing Care Retirement Community, the Wellness Clinic and Skilled Nursing Unit at Glenview Residences and had his own private practice in Naples.
Vice President – Government Relations
Cliff Bauer is Miami Jewish Health Systems Senior Vice President – Operations. He brings with him more than 25 years of experience in senior positions in hospital and healthcare organizations located in Missouri, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee and Florida. In the past, he’s worked with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Tenet and Leon Medical Center Health Plans. In South Florida, he was Chief Executive Officer and President for Hialeah Hospital & Chief Executive Officer for North Ridge Medical Center and for Kindred Hospital. Cliff graduated from Saint Louis University with an MHA in Hospital and Healthcare Administration and received a BA in Biology from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Marc E. Agronin, M.D.
Vice President – Behavioral Health and Clinical Research
Marc Agronin, M.D. is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist currently serving as Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Research at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Dr. Agronin’s clinical experience includes adults and elderly within the entire range of psychiatric illnesses. He is a graduate of Harvard University with a degree in psychology and philosophy, and received his medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Agronin trained in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and later completed a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. He has written numerous books and articles, including “Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition,” and the acclaimed “How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old,” featured on NBC’s The Today Show and NPR’s Talk of the Nation. Dr. Agronin currently writes a regular blog for the Experts panel of the Wall Street Journal and lectures extensively around the country, including annual presentations at the
U. S. Psychiatric Congress.
Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Churé Gladwell is responsible for overseeing all gifts, campaigns and donations to the Miami Jewish Health Systems Foundation, in addition to maintaining a major gift prospect pool of several hundred donors. Churé brings more than 25 years of experience in fundraising and philanthropy to the Foundation, including managing one of the largest public-private capital campaigns in the history of Miami-Dade County. Prior to joining Miami Jewish Health Systems, Churé worked for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts as Senior Director of Advancement. She has also been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) since 1994 and served on AFP Miami’s Board of Directors since 2012.
Elisa R. Hernandez, SPHR oversees all aspects of Human Resources, including recruitment of talent, staff development, training, compensation and benefits administration as well as HR Information Systems. She brings over 20 years of experience in the field of human resources. Prior to joining Miami Jewish Health Systems, Elisa was the Vice-President of H.R. and Payroll at Sunrise Sport & Entertainment. She received her BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and has been a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources since 2002.
Paul Mathew “Mat” Robie
Vice President – Business Strategy and Development
Mat Robie is responsible for all aspects of Miami Jewish Health Systems business development initiatives including new market analysis, financial feasibility studies and the development of new business proposals. Prior to joining Miami Jewish Health Systems, Mat oversaw executive management and strategic alignment for United HomeCare Services, Inc. He also served as vice president of operations for Centene Corporation and Executive Director at Schaller Anderson, an Aetna Company, both of which are national multi-line healthcare enterprises that provide programs and related services to under-insured and uninsured individuals through the establishment of local health plans in the government healthcare sector.
Dana Kulvin brings more than 20 years of academic and professional law experience to this position including regulatory healthcare, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, plus HIV and AIDS advocacy. Before joining Miami Jewish Health Systems as Director, for six years she was an Adjunct Professor at St. Thomas University’s School of Law teaching Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy. Dana received her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University and her J.D. and M.P.H. from Boston University.
Shaun Corbett, M. D., is the Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services and The Rosomoff Rehabilitation Center at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Dr. Corbett leads a team of medical professionals treating patients who suffer from complex and chronic pain, such as amputees and patients with spinal cord and/or including work related injuries. His specialty is physical medicine and rehabilitation. Under Dr. Corbett’s leadership, Miami Jewish Health Systems will continue to maintain the excellent reputation that The Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center has built over the past 40 years, with the recognition as a “Center of Excellence” for the treatment of patients who suffer chronic pain. Dr. Corbett received s bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Riverside and, prior to obtaining his medical degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin, spent time performing cancer research at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Corbett completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami. He previously held the title of Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, and was the Medical Director of Cancer Rehabilitation at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.