Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 092082

File Number: 092082 File Type: Special Presentation Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte
File Name: UM SCH. OF MEDICINE RE: HEALTH Introduced: 7/7/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: Agenda Item Number:
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed

Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 7/16/2009 1D1 Presented
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Gerald Sanchez informed Chairwoman Heyman that this Item could be considered without a quorum and proceeded to read the foregoing special presentation into the record. Dr. Pascal Goldschmidt, M.D., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; and Chief Executive Officer, University of Miami Health System, acknowledged the County Commission for its support of the Ear Institute and its partnership with the School of Medicine. He expressed appreciation to the Commission for the selection of Dr. Eneida Roldan, as the new Jackson Health System President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Goldschmidt noted that Dr. Roldan was highly intelligent; and an effective leader who understood the issues facing the community and would perform an excellent job for Miami-Dade County residents. A Life Science Park would be built on the campus of the School of Medicine, said Dr. Goldschmidt. He noted a builder from Pennsylvania was investing private dollars in this 2 million square foot, five continuous building facility that would be used for research, meetings, conferences, administrative and retail space. Dr. Goldschmidt mentioned that several companies had expressed interest in participating in this project that was anticipated to create 2,000 new jobs. Chairwoman Heyman noted the entire County Commission campaigned for the General Obligation Bond to support public health and was proud of the Ear Institute. Commissioner Sosa noted that Dr. Goldschmidt was performing an excellent job in the community. Commissioner Diaz acknowledged Dr. Goldschmidt for his involvement in the Second Chance Program for children with cancer.

County Manager 7/7/2009 Referred Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 7/16/2009

County Manager 7/7/2009 Assigned Alina Tejeda-Hudak 7/7/2009 7/8/2009

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