Micheline Nader

Member of Board of Trustees

Nader, BSN, MPH, DESS is a serial healthcare entrepreneur, best-selling author of “Leap Beyond Success” and “The Dolphin’s Dance,” and the President of Jesra Foundation Inc. She also chairs the FDU Board of Advisors at Silberman College of Business, and serves on national boards and other nonprofit organizations. As a healthcare entrepreneur, Nader was the founder and CEO of the Blue Dolphin Healthcare group, a long-term care company that owned and managed a chain of skilled nursing homes facilities in the Midwest. After 15 years of operations, she successfully sold her company to a public health care group.

As a best-selling author in the areas of self-development and leadership, Nader creates value for individuals and organizations with a focus on personal development, leadership growth and cultural transformation though embracing a mindset and creating passionate and purposeful engagements. She is also an active philanthropist through her family’s Jesra Foundation, Inc., which focuses on education and health.

She led a successful career in hospital administration where she held executive positions at the American University Hospital of Beirut and the American Hospital of Paris and co-founded Chateau Westmount, a long-term care facility in Montreal, Canada allied with McGill University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon) and a doctoral degree (DESS) in Healthcare Management from Paris-Dauphine University (France).