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Jaime Rivera Edit Profile

also known as Gus Rivera

Jaime Rivera, American former state agency administrator. Certified pediatrics, pediatric gastroenterology. Co-founder Latino Boricua Health Organization; board director United Way Delaware, Health Resources Board; Council State Service Centers; co-founder Delaware Hispanic Political Action Committee, Delaware Friends of Aspira committee.

Background

Rivera, Jaime was born in 1950 in San Juan.

Education

Bachelor with honors, City College New York, 1972. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1976.

Career

Residency Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein College Medical, New York City, 1976—1979. Fellowship Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College Medical, 1986. Private practice Delaware, 1987—1999.

Chief medical officer Coventry Health Care, 1999—2001. Regional medical director Elder Health Pennsylvania, 2001—2004. Director division public health Delaware Health & Social Service Department, Dover, 2004—2009.

Member national advisory committee Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Hablamos Juntos. Member Infant Mortality Collaborative. Co-chairman Delaware Infant Mortality Task Force.

Member national advisory committee National Hispanic Medical Association.

Membership

Co-founder Latino Boricua Health Organization. Board director United Way Delaware, Health Resources Board. Council State Service Centers.

Co-founder Delaware Hispanic Political Action Committee, Delaware Friends of Aspira committee.