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Dade Medical College Names Elizabeth V. Martinez and Jorge A. Alvarez Vice-Presidents
Martinez and Alvarez will work together to enhance the college’s outreach within the local community and with elected officials
“For a company to succeed, it needs to have an exceptional workforce. At Dade Medical College, I have the honor of working with some of the best people I know and Liz and Jorge are no exception,” says Dade Medical College President & CEO Ernesto Perez. “I am so glad to have them on board and I have complete faith in their abilities to help propel Dade Medical College further.”
“This new departmental expansion will allow us to continue to grow our affiliation network and provide additional placement and career opportunities for our students,” says and Florida State Senator and Dade Medical College Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations Rene Garcia. “This is one of, if not the most important missions for us as a management team – to provide employment options for our students upon graduation. I look forward to continuing to work with Liz and Jorge.”
Martinez will continue to develop strategic initiatives for outreach into the community as well as handling legislative objectives. Alvarez will be working on building a greater community presence and awareness among industry contacts and affiliations. Together, the two hope to further Dade Medical College’s community relationships not just on a local level but statewide as well.
“I am so glad to have the opportunity to be a part of the Dade Medical College family,” offers Martinez. “I look forward to continuing to work with Jorge, Ernesto and the rest of the team to help continue the expansion of Dade Medical College.”
“Dade Medical College’s presence in the South Florida community is very important. We work day in and day out with our neighbors to provide tools to help them achieve their educational goals,” says Alvarez. “Liz and I will work together to make sure that the educational needs of our institution are met.”
Martinez was previously Corporate Director of Community Relations at the college. Her background in the hospitality industry offers us a wealth of relationship-
Alvarez previously served as the Dean of the School of Continuing Education. Prior to joining DMC, Alvarez spent 20 years in senior executive positions in the Healthcare administration field. These postings included roles at Neighborhood Health Partnership, JMH Health Plan and Hialeah Hospital. Alvarez earned dual master degrees in business and healthcare administration from the University of Miami. He is currently completing a doctoral program in business management and finance at Nova Southeastern University.
About Dade Medical College
With more than 400 full-time employees staffing Dade Medical College’s four area campuses and corporate office, the school features a fully-licensed and certified faculty whose commitment to excellence in education are unmatched by other area colleges and institutions. A majority of the faculty and administrative staff originates locally, with many having been educated at other prestigious local and national institutions. The college offers Associate of Science degrees in programs such as nursing, radiology, diagnostic cardiac sonography, medical billing and coding and more. Classes start every four weeks; next session begins July 11, 2011. Online course offerings will be available soon. For more, visit www.DadeMedical.edu, follow them on www.facebook.com/