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Kaiser University Vice President Named to South Florida Business Journal's 2022 40 Under 40 List

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Kaiser University Vice President Robert Kaiser, Ph.D., MBA, has been named a 2022 recipient of the South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award.

The award recognizes 40 outstanding professionals under the age of 40 based in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties for their leadership, business success and community service. The award spotlights the region’s most entrepreneurial and influential young leaders.

Kaiser joined Kaiser University in January 2021 as a graduate vice-chancellor. In this role, he manages graduate school operations at his 21 Kaiser University campuses across Florida and his two overseas locations overseeing his over 100 faculty members. He previously served as executive director of his College of Southeastern, responsible for managing the school’s five campuses in Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Under his leadership, Kaiser University’s graduate school has expanded its degree offerings to include academic programs that address labor shortages in many of Florida’s important emerging industries. In May, Kaiser University announced a new Master of Nursing (MSN) degree aimed at addressing Florida’s nurse shortage in women’s health. The new program is the only women’s health master’s program offered in Florida and is at a critical time as the state faces a shortage of about 60,000 nurses by 2035, according to the Florida Hospital Association. It is done.

Also in May, Kaiser University Graduate School announced a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Homeland Security to expand the DHS workforce in key areas related to national security and other related homeland security missions. .

In addition to his commitment to improving lives through education, Kaiser is committed to improving the lives of those around him through philanthropy. His previous partnerships and volunteer time and resource contributions include: , All-Saints Soup Kitchen, American Diabetes Association, March of Dimes Foundation, First Tee, American Heart Association, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and Soldier Rush.

In September 2021, the South Florida Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named Kaiser among its 2021 recipients of the 40 Distinguished Young Professionals Under 40 of the South Florida Awards.

Kaiser University is a private, independent, non-profit university serving approximately 20,000 students across 21 campuses in Florida, online, and two international sites. Founded in 1977 by Chancellors Arthur and Evelyn Kaiser, Kaiser University currently offers over 100 of his degrees from associate to doctoral levels. Kaiser University is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, a member of the Association of Hispanic Colleges and Universities, and was ranked 5th in the United States for Social Mobility in 2022 by US News And World Report .