Aviv Clinics
The Villages, Florida

We’re excited to launch Aviv Clinics at The Villages® in collaboration with The Villages Health. Together, our shared vision is to help you enhance and nurture brain and body to ensure a continuously happy, vital and healthy life.

Here, across our three specialty wings you’ll have access to the latest advancements in treating and improving cognitive and physical performance:

1. The Hyperbaric Wing
with our state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen treatment suites

2. The Neurocognitive Wing
for cognitive evaluation and training

3. The Physiological Wing
for physiological assessment and therapy

 

 

 

 

 

In 2019, Aviv Scientific and Dr Carla VandeWeerd, one of America’s foremost researchers in the field of technology-enhanced healthcare, were jointly awarded a grant as part of the Florida High Tech Corridor Matching Grant Research Program.

The resulting and ongoing research will ensure that the Aviv Medical Program continues to provide the best possible tech-enabled healthcare to The Villages® community.

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Leadership

  • Alexander Alvarez, MD

    Alexander Alvarez, MD

    Physician

    Alexander Alvarez, MD

    Physician

    Dr. Alvarez is an Aviv Clinic Physician with over 35 years of experience in internal medicine, surgery, and is certified in hyperbaric medicine. He graduated from Universidad Technologicia de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina of Medicine in 1983, completed his residency in surgery in 1986 and his residency in Internal Medicine in 1989 at St. Mary’s Hospital, a Yale University affiliate program. In 2012, he completed his certification in Hyperbaric Medicine at The Ohio State University. He most recently operated a large private practice while performing as Associate Professor of Medicine at Quinnipiac University (Netter School of Medicine), Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Joseph University (P.A. Program), and volunteer faculty staff at Yale School of Medicine in Connecticut.

  • Mohammed Elamir, MD, FACP

    Mohammed Elamir, MD, FACP

    Physician

    Mohammed Elamir, MD, FACP

    Physician

    Dr. Elamir is an Aviv Clinic physician with over 8 years of experience in Internal Medicine. Prior to joining Aviv Clinic he spent five years practicing Internal Medicine at the MM Jersey City Breathing Center while owning and running his own medical spa in Jersey City, New Jersey. He graduated from Rutgers University prior to attending St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at RWJ-Barnabas: Jersey City Medical Center Program where he was Chief Resident and a member of the ethics committee. He is a Fellow of The American Board of Internal Medicine and The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine.

  • Roma Tremblay, DNP, MSN, RN

    Roma Tremblay, DNP, MSN, RN

    Nurse Practitioner

    Roma Tremblay, DNP, MSN, RN

    Nurse Practitioner

    Dr. Tremblay is the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner for the Aviv Clinic at The Villages, Florida. He is a Board Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse (CHRN). Roma served as the Hyperbaric Medicine Program Supervisor for a large Florida hospital system since 2015. Prior to that he served the Canadian Department of National Defense for 20 years and earned the CD1 & CD2 Distinguished Service Medals [1995, 2003] and the Distinguished Nobel Peace Keeping [1998].

  • Paul Moore, MHA, BSN, RN, CRRN

    Paul Moore, MHA, BSN, RN, CRRN

    Clinical Program Manager

    Paul Moore, MHA, BSN, RN, CRRN

    Clinical Program Manager

    Clinical Program Manager, Paul, is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and administrator with over 30 years’ experience. His teams have attained JCAHO Specialty Certifications in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement care as well as CARF Specialty Certification in Stroke and Amputee care. Paul has an MA from Missouri State University in Healthcare Administration, and a BSc in Science in Nursing.

  • Roger Miller, Ph.D.

    Roger Miller, Ph.D.

    Clinical Psychologist

    Roger Miller, Ph.D.

    Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. Miller is the Neuropsychologist for the Aviv Clinic at the Villages, Florida. Dr. Miller is a brain health expert with a doctoral degree in Psychology, specializing in neurological health. He is a Colorado native and has 30 years’ experience working in the areas of neuropsychology, geriatrics, health and rehab psychology. Prior to coming to The Aviv Clinic, he worked in a pain medicine practice, providing evaluations and interventions to help patients manage chronic pain and other health and psychological conditions. He had a private practice where he performed neuropsychological evaluations, consultations and disability examinations of veterans.

  • Aaron Tribby, MS

    Aaron Tribby, MS

    Physiologist

    Aaron Tribby, MS

    Physiologist

    Aaron is the Head of Physiology for the Aviv Clinic at The Villages, Florida. Aaron is responsible for managing a team of physiologists, physical therapists, dietitians, and stress technicians. Aaron will also manage and oversee the cardiopulmonary exercise tests, CPET, in the clinic and will be responsible for analyzing each of the tests. Aaron joins Aviv after spending the last 7 years in the field of exercise/sports science research, health and wellness, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and leadership.

  • Kathryn Parker, RD ,LD/N

    Kathryn Parker, RD ,LD/N

    Dietitian

    Kathryn Parker, RD ,LD/N

    Dietitian

    Kathryn is the Registered Dietitian for the Aviv Clinic at the Villages, Florida. Her work as a dietitian has helped many over her extensive career including college and Olympic athletes, city employees, one of the largest worldwide entertainment company’s employees, and diabetics in an academic health center. In her effort to make America healthier, Kathryn has instituted wellness programs for large organizations as well as counseling clients one-on-one.

  • Joseph Harris, CHT, EMT

    Joseph Harris, CHT, EMT

    Hyperbaric Program Manager

    Joseph Harris, CHT, EMT

    Hyperbaric Program Manager

    Joseph Harris is the Hyperbaric Program Manager for the Aviv Clinic at the Villages, Florida. Joseph leads a team of Hyperbaric Technologists and is responsible for the overall maintenance of the hyperbaric suites and all the supporting components. He provides oversight of the chamber suite safety program as well as training and compliance for the hyperbaric staff. Joseph joined Aviv Clinics after 16 years in one of the leading Hyperbaric Centers in the United States where his primary focus was on patient-centered care and the advancement of Hyperbaric Medicine in the US. Joseph has also led community outreach through continuing education for first responders, firefighters, nursing, and respiratory therapy students.

  • Chae Bliss

    Chae Bliss

    Hyperbaric Technologist and Safety Director

    Chae Bliss

    Hyperbaric Technologist and Safety Director

    Chae Bliss is one of Aviv Clinics’ Hyperbaric Technologists and also uniquely serves as the Safety Director responsible for the development and implementation of the clinic’s hyperbaric safety protocols, to include safe uses of the equipment and other hands-on operational safety functions. With a background in commercial diving, it was a natural progression for her to transition into clinical hyperbaric oxygen medicine. One of her strengths is a deep understanding of technical and mechanical subjects. This has enabled her participation in playing a lead role in clinical hyperbaric research. Chae earned an award for Excellence in Presentation for two consecutive years and is a published author in a hyperbaric medical journal.

Leadership Team

  • Dave Globig

    Dave Globig

    CEO

    Dave Globig

    CEO

    Dave is an energetic, results-driven leader who has successfully opened multiple hospitals and regional programs throughout his career. He’s passionate about bringing diverse teams of physicians and business leaders together to push the limits of healthcare. Before joining Aviv, Dave was a Vice President with Mercy Springfield, where he led the opening of an orthopedic hospital and helped develop a destination medicine program that served large employers throughout the country. He also spent over 10 years with Barix Clinics, overseeing multiple bariatric hospital openings.

  • Debbie Porte​

    Debbie Porte​

    Head of People

    Debbie Porte​

    Head of People

    Debbie is a progressive HR professional with a passion for people. She builds organizational cultures based on inclusivity, personal accountability, recognition and rewards, talent development, and work/life balance. Debbie models her leadership style on Servant Leadership – sharing knowledge and mentoring others for future growth. She holds both the SHRM-Certified Professional and Professional in HR certifications and a M.S. in Human Resources Management.

  • Dion Atchison

    Dion Atchison

    Head of Operations

    Dion Atchison

    Head of Operations

    Dion has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles spanning healthcare, retail, construction and the military. His areas of expertise include business development, physician relations, teambuilding and healthcare operations. Dion graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.

  • Glenn Colarossi

    Glenn Colarossi

    Head of Business Development

    Glenn Colarossi

    Head of Business Development

    Glenn Colarossi has 25 years of experience in the Health and Wellness sector. As well as owning and operating his own health clubs and spas, he has consulted with many of the world's leading hotels on their health clubs and spas. These include the Mandarin Oriental, Westin, and Four Seasons brands. Among the many International and US Councils on which he has served, are the International Council on Active Aging and the American Council on Exercise. Glen is also the former President of Hospitality for Cybex (NASDAQ cybi). He has been frequently cited by trade and new publications, such as the New York Times and Washington Post. He holds a B.S. in Exercise Science and an M.A. in Exercise Physiology.

The Villages

The Villages® is America's premier active adult retirement community.

Located in sunny central Florida, The Villages® is the gold standard for healthy adult living.

Conveniently located in Central Florida, the Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood is situated near Brownwood Town Square in The Villages. Only 30 minutes from Ocala, and only 60 minutes from Tampa, Orlando and Gainesville. 

The Aviv Clinic at the Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood.

2955 Brownwood Blvd, #100, The Villages FL 32163.

Call us on +1 (352) 488-2848 to schedule a tour.

We look forward to meeting you. 

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