Published on April 21, 2015 | by LawNews
Alumnus Adam Waxer ’00 Named Head of Legal, Compliance Affairs for St. Mary’s Healthcare System
On April 16, 2015, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children announced the appointment of Hofstra Law alumnus Adam Waxer ’00 as its general counsel and corporate compliance officer. Heading up St. Mary’s legal and compliance initiatives, he will help the post-acute care organization to navigate, affect and seize opportunities in today’s evolving healthcare environment.
“We are pleased to welcome Adam to the St. Mary’s family,” said Edwin Simpser, M.D., president and CEO at St. Mary’s, in the press release. “Adam’s extensive knowledge of healthcare, compliance, and regulatory law will be instrumental as we forge ahead with exciting new care models and delivery settings to address the growing demand for St. Mary’s services. We are confident his outstanding credentials and drive will help to advance our mission to improve the health and quality of life for the children and families in our care.”
Before his appointment at St. Mary’s, Waxer held similar positions at several health care providers, including independent and multi-entity enterprises. He was also a transactional and regulatory/compliance health care attorney at Garfunkel Wild, P.C.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children, which is headquartered in Bayside, New York, is a national leader in intensive rehabilitation, specialized medical care and education for children with special health care needs and complex medical conditions.