Rabbi Robert Wexler
February 23, 2015
Robert D. Wexler has served as president of the American Jewish University. He was ordained as a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York where he also earned a Master of Arts degree in Hebrew Literature. While enrolled in rabbinical school, Dr. Wexler also earned his M.B.A. degree from Baruch College in New York City with a specialization in accounting. Following his ordination in 1977, he spent a year on the faculty of Princeton University teaching in the Department of Middle East Studies.
In addition to his work at the American Jewish University, Wexler served in a variety of community leadership roles. He chaired the Los Angeles Federation’s Commission on Israelis and the Committee on Jewish Education. He also sits on the executive committees of several Jewish organizations.
February 24, 2015
units, rehabilitation facilities, and longterm acute care hospitals as well as consolidated home care as components of integrated health systems. She is considered to be one of the most prominent of our nation’s thought leaders on post-acute care within health care reform.In a career that spans more than 30 years, Dr. Griffin has assisted more than 400 hospitals, health systems, and health organizations with strategic planning, feasibility studies, and development and operation of post-acute care as well as senior services
care continuums.Areas of expertise include: strategic and business planning for health care organizations particularly related to hospital throughput, post- acute care, and geriatric/senior services care continuums, redesigning health care delivery systems for chronic care management and home- and community-based services for hospitals, long-term care providers, and senior living communities, and joint ventures for long-term acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health.
Previously, she served as National Director, Post Acute and Senior Services for Health Dimensions Group, Minneapolis, MN; President and CEO, Griffin Management, Inc.; Scottsdale, AZ; CEO, American Transitional Hospitals, Houston, TX; and, President and COO, Rebound, Inc., Nashville, TN. She also was CEO and COO for national health
care associations in Washington, DC and began her health care career in hospital administration. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, an MA from Stanford University and a BS from University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Matthew E. Lewis
February 24, 2015