Helenemarie Blake Joins Nicklaus Children's Health System as Vice President and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer

Published on: 01/04/2021

Helenemarie Blake has been appointed vice president and chief compliance and privacy officer at Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is responsible for all operations and processes related to the system’s ethics, compliance and privacy program, and code of business and legal conduct.

Blake comes to the health system – parent organization of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital – from University of Miami, where she served as data privacy officer for the university at large and chief privacy and data integrity officer for the University of Miami Health System. Previously, she served as a partner with the law firm of Fowler White Burnett, PA, representing health systems and hospitals in both litigation and regulatory proceedings.


“We are delighted that Helenemarie will lead our ethics and compliance programs,” said Matthew A. Love, president and chief executive officer of the health system. “With her depth of experience, she will ensure that we continue to adhere to the highest standards of business and legal conduct.”

Blake earned her bachelor’s degree from John Hopkins University and a juris doctor degree from the University of Miami.

About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Where Children Matter Most (2024)

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 850 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 307-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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