Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, August 27, 2015 – Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of
Michael G. Joseph to the Florida International University Board of Trustees.
“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
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
Joseph has been appointed for five-year terms that began on August 21, 2015.