Who We Are
About the MDCHPC
The purpose of the "Coalition" is to provide coordinated effort in dealing with healthcare emergency preparedness and response capabilities of hospitals and community stakeholders in Miami-Dade County.
Administrative Co-Chair: Alicia Beceña, MBA, CHEC, CTM, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Public Health Co-Chair: Natasha Strokin, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
Clinical Co-Chair: Dr. Abdul Memon, Jackson Health Systems
Exercise and Training Committee Co-Chair: John Hatfield, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Exercise and Training Committee Co-Chair: April Hoyt, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Clinical and Ethical Issues Committee Co-Chair: Dr. Adriane Gelpi, University of Miami
Clinical and Ethical Issues Commitee Co-Chair: Elieser De La Rosa, Westchester Hospital
Communication and Technology Committee Co-Chair: Nicholas Torres, Larkin Community Hospital
Communication and Technology Committee Co-Chair: Vernon Jones, Kendall Regional Medical Center
Coordinator, Marilia van Keeken, MS, Miami-Dade County Healthcare Preparedness Coalition
New members are always welcome!
Our ultimate goal is to assist the county in healthcare preparedness. As such, we welcome all organizations to join us in making our county healthier and stronger. If you would like more information, please contact our Coordinator or attend a meeting. We hope to see you soon.