Iris Berges has been promoted to chief executive officer for Hollywood Pavilion Hospital, a facility Larkin Community Hospital manages. Before, she was vice president of compliance and support services at Larkin. She has a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition at Florida International University and and an MBA at Nova Southeastern University.
Eugene Marini has been named chief operating officer at Victoria Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Miami. Before he was chief executive officer of Metropolitan Hospital of Miami. Marini has a bachelor’s degree in health administration and a master’s degree in public health from Florida International University.
Brijesh P. Mehta named medical director of stroke and neurocritical care, Memorial Neuroscience Institute
Brijesh P. Mehta has joined the Memorial Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Healthcare System as medical director of stroke and neurocritical care. Also, he is employed with the Memorial Physician Group. Before, he was at Massachusetts General Hospital. Mehta’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in biology from Emory; a medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and specialty training at Harvard Medical School programs in Boston.
Osmel “Ozzie” Delgado has been appointed chief operating officer at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Delgado, who joined Cleveland Clinic 15 years ago, was most recently its director of operations. Delgado has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Barry University, a doctor of pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University.
Henry Capote has been named chief financial officer at Coral Gables Hospital. He has been the hospital’s controller for three years, and he has been interim CFO since April. Capote has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Dr. Brian Bethea named regional medical director of cardiovascular surgery at Tenet Florida Physician services
Dr. Brian T. Bethea has been named regional medical director of cardiovascular surgery at Tenet Florida Physician Services. He is on-staff at Delray Medical Center and Florida Medical Center, and his practice will be based in Delray Beach. His educational background includes medical school at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery in Baltimore.
Shed Boren has been named chief executive director of Camillus Health. Before, he was chief executive officer of Sister Emmanuel Hospital in Miami. He also was executive director of Special Immunology Services for Mercy Hospital in Miami, where he designed and implemented Miami-Dade County’s largest vertically integrated service delivery network providing medical and social services to persons living with HIV/AIDS. He is a social worker who received a Ph.D. in sociology, and an MBA, from the University of Miami, and he has a graduate certificate in Catholic healthcare ethics from Saint Louis University.
Best advice he ever received: It is better to err on the side of charity and compassion rather than righteousness. This advice was given to me by Sister Edith Gonzalez, a nun that I worked with for years. She died last year. She was my friend and colleague, and a mentor.
Richard W. D’Souza was named president at Cirle Inc., a Miami-based medical technology incubator. Before, he was head of R&D (eye care and oral care), regulatory and quality, for Valeant Pharmaceuticals. D’Souza has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Karachi in Pakistan and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Houston.