Feature Profiles

Physician Spotlight: Harinath Sheela, MD

Apr 20, 2017 at 11:55 am by Staff

By PL Jeter Making sure Medicaid patients have access to medical care, bringing Medicaid reimbursement in alignment with Medicare reimbursement, and making sure reimbursemen.... Read More

Healthcare Leader: Karen Frenier

Apr 20, 2017 at 11:42 am by Staff

PL JETER As a nurse-turned-hospital executive, Karen Frenier begins most weekday mornings at 4:30 a.m. on runs with girlfriends. Described as passionate with an excellent wo.... Read More

A Look at the Careers Behind Public Health in Florida

Apr 05, 2017 at 08:00 pm by Staff

Prepare for the worst. Hope for the best. The old adage rings true for the Bureau of Preparedness and Response (BPR) at the Florida Department of Health. Even before disaster.... Read More

Chris Trimble: The Crossroad of Innovation & Operations

Mar 22, 2017 at 12:45 am by Staff

Chris Trimble is on a mission. A Dartmouth adjunct professor for the Master in Health Care Delivery Science and MBA programs, Trimble is well-known for his expertise on innova.... Read More

David Strong: Still Leading by Listening

Mar 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm by Staff

On April 9, David Strong, FACHE, will celebrate his second anniversary as president and CEO of Orlando Health, a labyrinth healthcare system that turns 100 next year. Already,.... Read More

Laura W. Bancroft, MD, FACR

Mar 14, 2017 at 11:19 pm by Staff

This year, Laura Bancroft, MD, FACR, transitions from being program director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program to chief academic officer of the Radiology Departmen.... Read More

Edward J. Gross, MD

Feb 14, 2017 at 11:23 pm by Staff

Edward J. Gross, MD, recalls the very special treat he enjoyed on weekends as a child when he tagged along with his dad on rounds at Hialeah Hospital in Miami. "My sister and.... Read More

Jeffrey J. Lehman, MD

Feb 10, 2017 at 03:50 pm by Staff

By PL JETER WINTER PARK - Singing was a catalyst for Jeffrey J. Lehman, MD, to pursue a career in medicine, but it was mid-college before he made a commitment, a surprise to.... Read More

CAPI 2017 President Addresses Philanthropic Goals

Feb 08, 2017 at 08:20 pm by Staff

By JUDY OTTO It is fitting that, as a new president took the helm of the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent (CAPI) in December, a new an.... Read More

Nephrologist Relies on Lifestyle Change as Much as Medicine

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:22 pm by Staff

By PL JETER When Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer proclaimed Dec. 10, 2016, as Dr. Banji Awosika Day for his contribution to nephrology, hypertension and kidney dialysis through preve.... Read More

Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:17 pm by Staff

By PL JETER The dentist dad of Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, emigrated to the United States from India in 1979 with only $8 in his pocket. His incentive: to live the American Dream an.... Read More

Hank C. Hill, MD

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:40 am by Staff

By PL Jeter KISSIMMEE--Hank Hill, MD, recalls a pivotal moment in high school when a guidance counselor recommended bypassing biological research to pursue a medical degree.... Read More

Larry Jones

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:36 am by Staff

By PL JETER Health policy expert Larry Jones isn't certain that much will change about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after President Barack Obama leaves office Jan. 20, even t.... Read More

Michael J. Jablonski, MD

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:07 pm by Staff

It seemed a cinch that Michael Jablonski would follow his father and brother into the family urology practice, established in 1970. "When I was 15, my dad called me in the mi.... Read More

Atul Madan, MD, MBA

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:05 pm by Staff

Growing up in New Delhi, India "the only thing my parents wanted from me and my brother were accolades in education," recalled Atul Madan, MD, MBA. His attention to educationa.... Read More

Lawrence S. Halperin, MD, - Raising a Voice

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:24 am by Staff

As a youngster in blustery Brooklyn, NY, Lawrence Halperin, MD, fondly recalls dinner table conversation, when his dentist dad told stories of helping people in pain. "It kin.... Read More

Marni Jameson-Carey - Getting the Word Out

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:20 am by Staff

If Marni Jameson-Carey could clone herself, there's no telling how the energetic, multi-talented business leader could change the world. In the two years since the former Orla.... Read More

Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH

Sep 14, 2016 at 04:55 pm by Staff

In his last position before returning to Orlando, Kevin Sherin, MD, MPH, oversaw a staff of 376 and a budget of $275 million in his role as deputy director of the California D.... Read More

Fraser Cobbe

Sep 14, 2016 at 04:45 pm by Staff

It's difficult to believe Fraser Cobbe has been executive director of the 108-year-old Orange County Medical Society for only two years. A Florida State University political s.... Read More

Julie Laybourne Swee, BSN, RN

Aug 10, 2016 at 03:53 pm by Staff

LAKE NONA--Gliding quickly down a bright hallway despite a crouched position, Julie Laybourne Swee catches up to squirmy 7-year-old "Pom-Pom" Palmer. The young girl feigns sur.... Read More