People

 

 

Leadership

Jay Wolfson, Dr.P.H., J.D.
Program Director

As Program Director, Dr. Wolfson supervises all aspects of the program, with a special emphasis on investigating HIT developments that could make interoperability a reality for our members. In addition to his PaperFree responsibilities, Dr. Wolfson is the Distinguished Service Professor of Public Health and Medicine, serves as Associate Vice President for Health Law, Policy and Safety, and is the Director of the Suncoast Center for Patient Safety at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He also is a Professor of Health Law at Stetson University College of Law.

Patricia C. Haynie, Ph.D.
Program Consultant

As Program Consultant, Dr. Haynie supervises many aspects of the program, with a special emphasis on strategic planning and quality control. Dr. Haynie has recently retired from years of distinguished service as the Associate Vice President of Strategic Planning & Policy USF Health, and formerly served as Associate Dean of the College of Medicine. Her primary duties included integrating planning for USF Health and its associated colleges and programs with that of the University at large, touching on enrollment, academic programs, facilities and legislative agendas.

Robert G. Brooks, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
Program Co-Director

As Program Co-Director, Dr. Brooks supervises many aspects of the program, including REC research and development initiatives, with a special emphasis on determining impacts of EHR adoption on practice productivity, efficiency, and care. In addition to his PaperFree responsibilities, Dr. Robert Brooks is Associate Vice-President for Health Care Leadership at USF Health, is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, and Professor of Health Policy & Management at the USF College of Public Health.

Administrative Team

Gary A. Hendrickson, CDIA, ECM, ERM, BPM
Project Manager

Gary holds a BS in Business with 28 years of combined HIT and public sector IT experience. He has earned numerous IT certifications specific to electronic records, document management, workflow and business process management. He has implemented medical practice management systems and paperless insurance claims systems and served as adjunct professor for accounting and computer related courses.

Rebecca Brown, M.S.
Assistant Project Manager

Ms. Brown brings over a decade of experience in corporate education, training, project management, and systems implementation to the PaperFree Florida team. She holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling: College Student Development from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Kenyatta Daniel
Finance and Contract Officer

Kenyatta Daniel is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of combined experience in auditing, grant accounting, reconciliation and budget management. His skill set is called on to enhance operational productivity, and for designing and executing strategies and solutions to boost efficiency.

Megan Monroe, J.D., M.A.
Research, Information and Compliance Officer

Ms. Monroe is a licensed attorney and brings over five years of experience in legal research and formal writing to the PaperFree Florida team. She completed her post-graduate education at Wake Forest University, earning both a Master of Arts Degree in English Literature and a Juris Doctor Degree.

eHealth Ambassadors

Kenneth Brown

Ken has an A.S Degree in Business Management, and has worked with Dr. David Willis of Healthy Ocala in his family practice for the last 5 years. He has extensive training in the doctor office setting and is extremely familiar with Greenway’s EHR System.

Rebecca Kane

Rebecca holds a BA in Applied Anthropology from the University of South Florida and has completed her coursework toward an MA in Applied Medical Anthropology. She has over 15 years combined healthcare experience in hospital, clinical and community-based environments systems.

Kate Sherer

Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Social Science from the University of South Florida. She has extensive experience in healthcare, previously working for a Medicare and Medicaid insurance company in marketing and compliance roles.

Wendy Siim

Wendy is an accomplished professional with 20+ years experience in healthcare. She holds a BS in Biology from Eckerd College. Her strengths include medical office functionality having written policy and procedure for numerous settings as well as computer practice management with successful selection, implementation, training and operation of multiple systems and system conversions.

Kay Weaver

Kay holds a BS in Professional Management. After having spent 17 years working for Verizon Data Services as a Systems Engineer, she went on to pursue a career in Health Information Management with an Associate degree in Health Information Technology acquiring a Registered Health Information Technician certification in 2007.