Rudolph Moise, DO, MBA, J.D.
Chairman, Jackson Health Foundation
Rudolph Moise, DO, MBA, JD, was born and raised in Haiti and moved to the United States, settling in Chicago at the age of 17. From a very young age, he knew that he wanted to be a doctor. He earned a medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to earn an MBA and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami. He is also a retired Airforce Colonel and flight surgeon, having served for 21 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
“I define success on my own terms, but I live by these simple words – success is nothing unless you reach back and help those less fortunate,” says Dr. Moise. In order for him to go to medical school, he applied for a scholarship that would require him to work in underserved areas once he graduated. They gave him a few choices, but he knew that he wanted to
work in Miami.
Back in the early 1970s, there were a lot Haitian and Cuban refugees coming into the South Florida community and he knew that he could make a difference in their lives. He worked for the Borinquen Medical Center for four years. At the end of his contract, he had an opportunity to return to the Chicago area, but his desire was to remain in Miami and continue his work
Dr. Moise build a small private practice focusing on family medicine and pain management. Today, Comprehensive Health Center, Inc. has offices in Miami-Dade and Broward counties and an office in Central Florida.
Dr. Moise is the chairman of Jackson Health Foundation. He has been involved with the foundation for more than 10 years. He first came to know of the organization while receiving medical training at Jackson and through his relationship with Carlos Migoya, Jackson Health System’s president and CEO.
“It is immensely rewarding to be a part of a health system committed to helping everyone in our community,” says Dr. Moise. “Equally so, it is an honor to be of service in leading the organization charged with raising the funding necessary to ensure that Jackson is poised to meet the needs of the communities around us.”
May. 2012 Miracle Stories
Man Saved After Brutal Attack on the MacArthur Causeway. Link opens story page.
On May 2012, Ronald Poppo was brought to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital after being brutally attacked on the MacArthur Causeway. The story of his attack made international headlines.Explore in story page.
Feb. 1933 Jackson History
Presidential Assassination Attempt Puts Jackson in the National Spotlight. Link opens story page.
In February 1933, a deranged man fired several bullets at President-elect Roosevelt, striking Chicago Mayor Cermak and four bystanders.Explore in story page.
Aug. 1992 Miracle Stories
Ryder Trauma Center Opens Weeks before Hurricane Andrew Hits South Florida. Link opens story page.
Thanks to charitable donation by the Ryder System Charitable Foundation, Jackson’s Ryder Trauma Center opened its doors on August 1992 – weeks before Hurricane Andrew devastated South Miami-Dade County.Explore in story page.