St. Lucie Medical Center
August 27, 2015

Ft. Lauderdale, FL—Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Michael G. Joseph to the Florida International University Board of Trustees.

“Mr. Joseph brings a wealth of experience and talent to our board,” said Albert Maury, chairman of the FIU Board of Trustees. “We look forward to working with him to support our students and continue to serve our community.”

Michael G. Joseph is president of HCA’s East Florida Division. Joseph is responsible for 14 hospitals, a regional laboratory, 12 ambulatory surgery centers and five imaging centers located in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties.

“I am looking forward to helping strengthen college education at FIU on a national and international level, “ said Joseph.

Previously, Joseph served as CEO of University Hospital; president of HCA’s Southwest Florida Market; president and CEO of Cedars Medical Center and Westside Regional Medical Center; CEO at Columbia Hospital; and as COO at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and the Miami Heart Institute.

Mr. Joseph is a graduate of the University of Miami with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration. He and his wife Lesli have two children, Lauryn and Michael, and reside in the City of Coral Gables.

Joseph has been appointed for five-year terms that began on August 21, 2015.