Congratulations to Dr. Eneida Roldan on winning the Academic Excellence Golden Age Award from the Latino Center on Aging. The Golden Age Awards are given every year to individuals who have made significant contributions to the Latino/Hispanic Community. Awards are given for effective leadership, lifetime contributions, public policy initiatives, corporate contributions, and community involvement.
Dr. Roldan will receive the award during the Latino Center on Aging Thirty-second Gala at the Pullman Airport Hotel in Miami, FL on September 21, 2019.
The LCA was established in 1991, with a very unique mission: to improve the lives of Latino seniors through advocacy and education. Their challenge is to increase knowledge on the hardships faced by our elderly, and to assist in the creation of new programs and services directed towards them.
Eneida O. Roldan, MD, MPH, MBA is the Chief Executive Officer for FIU Health Care Network. In this role, Dr. Roldan leads the clinical enterprise that serves the Academic Health Center, FIU Campus and the community. In addition to the CEO role, Dr. Roldan serves as Associate Dean for International Affairs for the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. As the Associate Dean for International Affairs, she is responsible for developing collaboration and innovative programs across the medical school with international partners and clinical affiliates. Under her leadership, the International program of the College of Medicine has grown in a short of five years to host over 240 universities across 52 Countries.
Dr. Roldan is the Immediate Past Chief Executive Officer and President for the Jackson Health System in Miami. Prior to this position, she was Senior Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer for Jackson Memorial Hospital. Before joining Jackson Health System, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pan American Hospital, later named Metropolitan Hospital of Miami, which, under her leadership, the system emerged successfully from bankruptcy.
Dr. Roldan is a known national, international speaker and media spokesperson in the areas of obesity, healthcare management and systems and leadership. She has authored several peer review scientific papers as well as book chapters in the field of Medicine, management and leadership. She has served and currently serves on multiple medical and civic organization boards as an executive board member and featured as a woman pioneer and trailblazer in the field of healthcare management and leadership. Her focus of research is on leadership in minority women.
Dr. Roldan has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry having served in multiple roles both in the private and public sector to include administration both in the non-for-profit and for-profit sectors; private practice, consulting and in academia both national and international. Her training as a medical doctor has taken her as student, educator and speaker to areas in the Caribbean, Central, South America, and Asia. Graduating with highest honors, in addition to her medical degree, postgraduate and fellowship training at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital and affiliates, she holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida and Haslam School of Business at the University of Tennessee respectively.
She has attended Executive Programs in education and business from Harvard Institutes of Higher Education, Wharton School of Business and Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is a Wharton Fellow and alumni of the General Management Program for Senior Executive Leaders at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Roldan has been the recipient of numerous awards in her profession in both business and medicine. She is a 2017 FIU TOP Scholar, a lifetime member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association and an Aresty Scholar at the Wharton School of Business for her commitment to professional development and life-long learning. In addition to her roles as an Institutional Representative, Dr. Roldan serves on the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools' Board of Directors as Treasurer.