Terry Shapiro has been named executive director of Lucida Treatment Center in Palm Beach. Before, he was founding partner and executive director of of Kiva Recovery in Illinois. He has a bachelor’s in social work from Winona State University in Minnesota and a master’s in counseling with an emphasis on addictions.
Adrian Legaspi takes new post at Advanced Surgical Oncology Network of Tenet Florida Physician Services
Adrian Legaspi has been named the new medical director for the Advanced Surgical Oncology Network of Tenet Florida Physician Services. He was most recently the director of hepatobiliary and foregut oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. He has a bachelor's from Colegio Tepeyac in Mexico City; his M.D. from Army Medical School, also in Mexico City; completed clinical fellowships at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The New York Hospital Cornell University Medical Center; and surgical residences with New Jersey Medical School, University Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey affiliated hospitals and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
Glenda Weiss-Rodriguez has been named director of development at Miami Jewish Health Systems Foundation. Before, she worked for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as director of medical alumni and parent development. She has a degree from New York School of Interior Design and medical assistant certification from the College of Allied Health in Hempstead, N.Y.
Miami Jewish Health Systems has recently made two promotions: Jackelyn “Jackie” Perera, lower right, has been named director of revenue. She will be responsible for Miami Jewish Health Systems claims, billing and collections. Before, she was manager of revenue application and analysis. She has a bachelor of science degree in health services administration from Barry University. James J. Deane has been named director of accounting. Before, he was manager of decision support and community-based programs. Deane, a CPA, holds a bachelor’s in business administratio n from the University of Miami.
Arnie Harrison has been named director of risk management at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Previously, he was director of risk management at High Point Treatment Center in Cooper City. He has a bachelor’s in sociology from the University of Florida and two master’s degrees -- in health services administration, and risk management law and procedure -- from Florida International University.
New position: Regional president, Humana. He oversees all Florida-based medical centers including CAC, MetCare and Continucare. Kent will also continue to be CEO.
Experience: He began his career with Humana in 2004. His experience included designing and implementing one of the first fully electronic medical record systems in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties at the time. He later held strategic roles at Humana’scorporate headquarters in Louisville, Ky., and also held positions in Ohio.
Achievement: Under Kent’s leadership, CAC has grown to 19 full-service, multi-specialty medical centers, expanding its South Florida presence into Broward County, opening two new centers in Tampa and increasing its Orlando footprint to three centers.
Best advice he ever received: “The best advice was from my grandfather, given to him by his father: ‘Any day as the sun rises and sets in which you haven’t done something positive to move the ball forward for yourself, your family, or your community, you’ve wasted a day!’ In other words, always strive to get better by working hard, every day!”
John “Jack” Kelleher has been named vice president and chief financial officer at Miami Jewish Health Systems. He previously was the organization’s executive director of financial operations, and he will continue to be responsible for accounting, revenue management, capital financing, budget management and financial reporting. Kelleher, a CPA, has a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Scranton.