an industry-leading healthcare management company, announced that
Maria Albury, Executive Director of the
Wilton Manors Health and Rehabilitation Center, was honored with an
Excellence in Healthcare Award from the
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber recognized people in the healthcare industry who go b
eyond the ordinary scope of their job to make a positive impact in the community. Albury has more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience.
"We are so happy that Maria received this lovely award from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce," said
Kimberly Pero, Regional VP of the South Florida Region. "She is someone who never hesitates to do something special in order to meet her patients' needs. We have long known her dedication to her job is extraordinary - it is wonderful that more people know now."
FIU's Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences Launches First Doctor of Athletic Training Program in the Southeast U.S.
Miami based Florida International University's (FIU) Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences has introduced the first Doctor of Athletic Training (DAT) program in the southeast U.S. Clinical Associate Professor Shawn Dale Felton, EdD, ATC, LAT, was appointed as the new chair of the Department of Athletic Training to oversee the launch of the DAT program, which is one of only six in the country.
The DAT program is the academic progression of the Athletic Training profession toward higher levels of clinical, evidence-based practice, research and leadership. The goals of the program are to develop athletic trainers who actively contribute to expanding their skills, knowledge and clinical abilities through applied research. Students will apply advanced clinical skills to improve patient outcomes, and proactively develop and implement injury and illness prevention strategies to become health care innovators.