“Mr. Joseph brings a wealth of experience and talent to our board,” said Albert Maury, chairman of the FIU Board of Trustees. “We look forward to working with him to support our students and continue to serve our community.”
Michael G. Joseph is president of HCA’s East Florida Division. Joseph is responsible for 14 hospitals, a regional laboratory, 12 ambulatory surgery centers and five imaging centers located in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties.
“I am looking forward to helping strengthen college education at FIU on a national and international level, “ said Joseph.
Previously, Joseph served as CEO of University Hospital; president of HCA’s Southwest Florida Market; president and CEO of Cedars Medical Center and Westside Regional Medical Center; CEO at Columbia Hospital; and as COO at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and the Miami Heart Institute.
Mr. Joseph is a graduate of the University of Miami with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration. He and his wife Lesli have two children, Lauryn and Michael, and reside in the City of Coral Gables.
Joseph has been appointed for five-year terms that began on August 21, 2015.
About HCA East Florida: Located in Ft. Lauderdale, the HCA East Florida Division encompasses 14 hospitals in South Florida and the Treasure Coast, in addition to multiple ambulatory surgery centers and imaging centers, four free-standing emergency care facilities, a supply chain center and an integrated regional laboratory. Together, the network employs more than 15,000 individuals and has nearly 5,000 physicians on staff. For more information visit www.hcaEastFlorida.com