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Panelists of Behavioral Healthcare Panel Series - Boca Raton, FL


Sandra P. Greenblatt, MBA / HA, JD
Partner, Board Certified Health Law Attorney
Lubell Rosen, LLC

Sandra P. Greenblatt is one of the first Florida lawyers to be Board Certified by The Florida Bar as an expert in Health Law (1995-present) and holds both a J.D. and a Masters’ Degree in Business/Health Administration.   Ms. Greenblatt has more than 25 years’ experience representing physician groups and physicians, dentists, practice management companies, payors, TPAs, pharmacies, hospitals, long term care facilities, mental health centers and other health care providers and businesses with contracts, joint ventures, the formation and representation of HMOs, MSOs, IPAs, TPAs, mergers and acquisitions and Corporate Compliance Programs, as well as giving advice regarding the Stark Law, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, legislative, licensure and fraud and abuse matters.

Prior to practicing law, Ms. Greenblatt was a Hospital Administrator for the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on health law topics and speaks frequently on technology contracting, corporate compliance and other health law issues to national and regional professional and industry associations, including the American Health Lawyers’ Association, The Florida Bar and the Medical Group Management Association. She served for five years as Chairperson of the Annual Florida Bar Advanced Health Law Issues and Certification Review Course and is a member of the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Health Law Section. Sandra also is a founder and Past-President of Women in Healthcare of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

Sandra received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review and the Wig and Robe Honor Society; her M.B.A. in Health Administration, with honors, from the University of Miami; and her B.A., cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, where she was inducted in 2008 into their alumni Gallery of Success.

 Ms. Greenblatt joined Lubell Rosen, LLC as a Partner in 2013 after being President of the boutique health law firm of Sandra Greenblatt, P. A. for 10 years


Allison Kreiger Walsh, JD
Director of Business Development
The Recovery Village

In 2001, Allison founded H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Eat), a 501c3 nonprofit organization that focuses on the prevention and awareness of eating disorders. In addition to working with her own foundation, Allison served a three-year term as the inaugural Chairwoman of the National Jr. Board for the National Eating Disorders Association. She now serves as the youngest National Board Member of NEDA and continues her advocacy efforts by lobbying with the Eating Disorders Coalition on Capitol Hill.

As Miss Florida 2006, Allison used her position on the national stage to promote eating disorder awareness. Since her reign, Allison has personally raised over $500,000 for her charities of choice and has been honored to receive many awards for her community service efforts and leadership abilities.  

As a nationally recognized motivational speaker, Allison has personally spoken to over 75,000 people and millions more through various national media outlets such as Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act, PBS’s Emotional Life and NBC’s iVillage. She has been a contributing editor for the Dove Digital Channel hosted on MSN.com, and a featured blogger for PBS and Tri Delta’s Reflections Program. Her philanthropic efforts in this arena have been mentioned in multiple published non-fiction works, including actress Diane Keaton’s memoir, Then Again.

Allison graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in 2006 with a degree in Public Relations and a concentration in Event Management. In 2008, she received a professional broadcasting certification from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. In 2012, Allison graduated cum laude from Florida A&M University’s College of Law and accepted a position with the UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center at Orlando Health. 

Now, as the Director of Business Development at The Recovery Village, Allison is continuing to make good on the promise she made years ago. Allison oversees the center’s marketing and business development program, lending her expertise to develop, coordinate and implement initiatives designed to expand The Recovery Village’s healing reach.


Lucy J. Weiss, MA, CHRM
Chief Operating Officer
Recovery Associates

Lucy Weiss is a highly experienced professional with comprehensive skills in facility compliance for licensing and accreditation, operational management, strategic planning and implementation. 

Lucy's philosophy is that as long at the client remains the priority the organization will always strive.  She leads with Ethic's and Rights as her primary focus and has been instrumental in growth of each agency she has worked with.

Lucy has worked in the substance abuse industry for over a decade in various capacities such as Human Resource Director, Chief Operating Officer to a 300+ bed facility and Compliance Officer.  Lucy relocated to Florida in 2003 and has been an active member of the Drug Advisory Council in Palm Beach County.  Lucy was the co-founder of the Miracles Club which is a not for profit community center that hosts 12 step meetings as well as outreach services to the community.  

Currently, Lucy Weiss is the Chief Operating Officer for Recovery Associates Inc., located in West Palm Beach Florida. She is very pleased that she has joined Recovery Associates where she can continue to preserve and improve their mission which perfectly aligns with her philosophy. 


William McCormick, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Medivance Billing Service, Inc.

William McCormick is a highly experienced healthcare professional with comprehensive skills in strategic planning, sales, operational management and implementation. Throughout his professional career, he has demonstrated the ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in the highly competitive healthcare industry.  William has a proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness, increasing revenues, and improving customer service offerings.

With a master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in healthcare administration, “Bill” has traveled extensively serving clients in many facets of healthcare operations. Prior to entering the behavioral health industry, Bill operated one of Florida’s most successful medical equipment and home infusion pharmacy businesses which he sold to a national drug chain in 2002.

In the community, Mr. McCormick served as president of the Fort Lauderdale Branch NAACP where he championed the causes of justice, equality and job creation for local citizens. He was widely known as the civic leader who petitioned Governor Jeb Bush and received approval for the “first time in Florida’s history”, the extension of time for polls during the 2002 presidential election. William has been recognized by numerous organizations for his outstanding service and contributions throughout the United States and has recently been placed on the Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees.

Currently, William McCormick  serves as chief operating officer for Medivance Billing Service, where since his appointment, client net collections has exceeded over $160 million dollars.


Douglas J. Edwards, MBA
Publisher of Behavioral Healthcare

Douglas J. Edwards is Publisher of Behavioral Healthcare and Addiction Professional, having formerly served as editor in chief of both publications.  Edwards has been serving the addiction treatment community since 2000 in multiple editorial and marketing roles.  Edwards will serve as moderator of the discussion.