Dr. Eneida O. Roldan has been named Chief Executive Officer of the FIU HealthCare Network – which manages FIU Health, the clinical practice where FIU clinical faculty provide medical services. She had been serving as interim CEO since June.
“Dr. Roldan has extensive experience as a clinician, an educator, and as a health care administrator,” said Dr. John A. Rock, founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. “In her role as CEO of FIU Health, she will lead the college of medicine’s clinical enterprise in serving the need of the university and the community.”
Prior to joining the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in 2009 as founding faculty, Roldan was the immediate past Chief Executive Officer and president of the Jackson Health System Public Health Trust; and prior to that 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 emerged from bankruptcy under her leadership.
Roldan has served on diverse medical and civic boards at the national and international levels, including as chair of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine and chair of Our Nation’s Health of the American Public Health Association. Most recently, she was named Wharton Fellow by the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.
“It is a great time in health care. I look forward to working collaboratively with my colleagues at FIU, strategic partners and the entire community to deliver quality and innovative health care services,” said Roldan. “As CEO of FIU Health, employing the many years of both clinical and administrative experience in the community will enable this opportunity.”
In addition to her administrative duties at FIU Health, Roldan will continue to serve as the College’s associate dean for International Affairs and as associate professor in the department of pathology.