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Eneida O. Roldan, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, FIU Health Associate Dean, International Affairs Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
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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.

Born in Cuba, Dr. Roldan migrated to the USA with her family at the age of two. Dr. Roldan served her residency and fellowship in Pathology and Pediatric Pathology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital and affiliated hospitals between 1981-1985 and 1985-1987, respectively. She holds a Master of Public Health with honors from the University of South Florida and a Master of Business Administration with highest honors from the University of Tennessee. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society in Business.

Until 1989, she served as faculty at the University of Miami, at which time she decided to pursue the field of weight management, nutrition, and eating disorders. Dr. Roldan was the Founder and Medical Director for the Center for Bariatric Management in Miami, Florida, where she practiced in the field of weight management for 12 years and participated in national clinical studies in adults, adolescents, and children in the field of obesity. She has been involved in speaking nationally and internationally, and has spoken to the media in Spanish and English concerning obesity. She has served on multiple boards at the executive level including Chairman of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine; Chairman of Our Nation’s Health of the American Public Health Association; American Society of Bariatric Medicine; Treasurer for Action for Healthy Kids, State of Florida; and Advisory Board of the Physician Executive MBA at the University of Tennessee. She is a lifetime member of the Harvard School of Medicine Department of Continuing Education.

Dr. Roldan has authored several scientific papers and chapters in medical textbooks. She has been honored with several awards in Medicine and Business. She is married to an ophthalmic surgeon and has three grown children.