Institute for Child & Family Health (ICFH) Appoints New CEO to Head Agency

The Board of Institute

for Child & Family Health (ICFH) today announced the appointment

of Juan C. Gonzalez, Ph.D. as its CEO. Dr. Gonzalez has a 20 year career

with ICFH and was previously the Director of Programs and Services. Dr.

Gonzalez assumed the role after longtime Executive Director Dr. Robert

Nolan retired on March 30th of this year.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Stephen J. Makar, Board President,

said, “The Board is delighted that someone of Dr. Gonzalez’s caliber is

able to step into the role of CEO. Consistent with its succession plan,

the Board was unanimous in its choice of Dr. Gonzalez as he has the

necessary drive, strategic thinking and operational experience. He is

supported by an excellent team of senior executives.”

“It gives me great pleasure to see Dr. Gonzalez as the new CEO of ICFH;

said Dr. Robert Nolan, he has an outstanding track record of performance

over many years, with broad experience across developing programs and

services, and all categories. I have seen his considerable leadership

and skills in operation and he will be a strong leader for the agency.”

Dr. Gonzalez, CEO, also commented: “I am pleased to take on this role

and very much look forward to leading the organization to its next stage

of growth and performance, supported by an excellent senior management


About ICFH

The Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) is a private,

not-for-profit organization that has been providing health, behavioral

health, educational and prevention services to the children, adolescents

and families of Miami-Dade County for over 60 years. It is one of the

oldest and largest community health centers exclusively dedicated to the

well being of children and families in the state of Florida. ICFH serves

over 40,000 children, adolescents, and families per year. For more

information about ICFH, visit


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