Jaret Davis Elected Chair of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Board of Directors

Published on: 01/16/2018
Mr. Jaret Davis , Co-Managing Shareholder of the Miami office of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig P.A., has been elected 2018 chair of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital board of directors. The 19-member panel oversees the operations of the 289-bed nonprofit pediatric subspecialty hospital and its network of outpatient centers extending from southern Miami-Dade to Palm Beach County.

Mr. Davis oversees 170 attorneys and 200 business staff based at the Greenberg Traurig firm’s founding office and focuses his corporate and securities practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and large financings with an industry focus on companies in the IT, health care and biotech sectors. As a founding member of the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice Group, Davis has been a driving force behind the increased focus on technology and entrepreneurship in the firm’s Miami office and has served as one of several leaders spearheading the firm’s global efforts to be a dominant player in the technology industry.
Also elected to 2018 Nicklaus Children’s board leadership positions were: Vice Chair Jodi Laurence, co-founder of Florida Health Law Center of Davie, and Dr. Jefry Biehler, Chair of Pediatrics, Florida International University, now serving as secretary.

Michael Harrington, President and Chief Operating Officer of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital said, “We are fortunate to benefit from the guidance of so many remarkable community leaders. We look forward to another great year of advancing the good work of our hospital, outpatient services and physicians to meet the needs of children in South Florida and around the world.”  

Also serving on the board in 2018 are: Ravneet Chowdhury, Dr. Maria Franco, Jorge Gonzalez, Drew Kern, Dr. Marcelo Laufer, John M. Lie-Nielsen, Jay Massirman, Judge Federico Moreno, Mario Murgado, Joe Nader, Dr. Phillip Newcomm, Alex Soto and Keith Ward.   
About Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Where Children Matter Most ™ (2024)

Founded in 1950 as Variety Children's Hospital, Nicklaus Children's 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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