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: Rajesh Maragh, CHEP, Baptist Health South Florida
Public Health Co-Chair: Natasha Strokin, MPA Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
Clinical Co-Chair: Dr. Gerard Job, MD, FACEP, Jackson Health Systems/ Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
Operations Co-Chair: John Caprio, SMRT7, South Florida DMAT
Exercise and Training Committee Co-Chair: John Hatfield, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Exercise and Training Committee Co-Chair: Robert Avery, Miami VA Healthcare System
Clinical and Ethical Issues Committee Co-Chair: Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros, Baptist Health South Florida
Clinical and Ethical Issues Committee Co-Chair: Elieser De La Rosa, Westchester Hospital
Security and Intelligence Committee Co-Chair: Jesus "Jesse" Menocal, Baptist Health South Florida
Security and Intelligence Committee Co-Chair: Vincent Torres, University of Miami Health System, UM Miller School of Medicine
Coordinator, Marilia van Keeken, Ed.S, 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.