Miami Jewish Health Systems Appoints New Board Member Teresa Valdes-Fauli Weintraub

September 2nd, 2014 By Jackie Larena-Lacayo

MIAMI – August 26 2014 – Miami Jewish Health Systems is pleased to announce Teresa Valdes-Fauli Weintraub as the newestmember to the organization’s Board of Directors.

Since 1998, Ms. Weintraub has been President, CEO and member of the Board of Fiduciary Trust International of the South, a trust and investment management company.

“Miami Jewish Health Systems is pleased to welcome such a distinguished professional to our Board of Directors,” said Alfred Katzin, Chairman of the Board of Miami Jewish Health Systems. “With her extensive experience in philanthropy and volunteerism, we know that she will spearhead many upcoming endeavors that will benefit our organization and its residents.”

The Board of Directors advises and supports the institution’s continued efforts to provide innovative senior care to our residents, patients, families and caregivers each day.

Ms. Weintraub is a member of The Florida Bar and serves on the Boards of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and its Florida Forum, Boston College Law School Board of Overseers and co-chairs the Dade County Leave A Legacy Program.   She also co-chaired the IWF Global Conference in October 2009 and has served on numerous charitable Boards of Directors including National Planned Giving Committee, Miami-Dade Planned Giving Council, Dade Community Foundation, Miami Children’s Hospital and United Way.

An inspiring speaking, Ms. Weintraub has lectured extensively in the areas of trusts, estates, charitable gift planning and leadership. Most recently, she spoke to the Wal-Mart Women Executives on leadership skills. In 2009, she received the James W. McLamore Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals for outstanding volunteerism. In 2011 she and her family received the first Pioneer Award from HistoryMiami.


Miami Jewish Health Systems is one of the most innovative healthcare providers in the United States.  Treating more than 12,000 people of all ages, ethnicities and religions annually, this not-for-profit organization, formerly known as Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, offers community-based, residential and on-campus medical programs and services. The 74-year-old institution draws patients from across the nation and around the world for its pioneering Centers of Excellence that include: Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center; Brucker Biofeedback; Memory Center; Rehabilitation Services at Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Nursing Facility and the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).  More information on Miami Jewish Health Systems is available at

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