MARIETTA L. GLAZER
CURRENTLY RETIRED AND RAISING CHILDREN AGAIN!
PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED AS A REGISTERD NURSE CLINCIAN FOR 30 YEARS AT MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL—HOLLYWOOD,FLORIDA
I AM A REGISTERED NURSE-LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUSELOR WITH A PHD IN PHILOSOPHY-HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION-MY LICENSES ARE CURRENT
AA DEGREE FROM BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN 1975
BS. DEGREE-ST.JOSEPH COLLEGE IN N. WINDHAM;MAINE -MAY 7-1988
MS DEGREE—ST.THOMAS UNIVERSITY-MIAMI;FL. AUGUST-14-1992
PHD IN PHILOSOPHY-HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION-COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY-AUGUST 27,1999
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT MARIETTA GLAZER!
SPOUSE-IRA GLAZER MD.--RETIRED GENERAL SURGEON-CURRENTLY MEDICAL DIRECTOR—MEMORIAL INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE
NAMES-GINA AGE 46-TONY AGE 44-PETER AGE 42—WE HAVE 2 ADOPTED CHILDREN ISABELLA AGE 15 AND GABRIELLA AGE 14
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILITIONS
CURRENTLY ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTOR –ROYAL DAMES OF CANCER RESEARCH-ALSO A 2 TIME PAST PRESIDENT
BOARD ND 2X PRESIDENT –BROWARD COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCITION ALLIANCE
BOARD MEMBER 1000 PLUS CLUB TO BENEFIT CANCER
BOARD MEMBER DIAMOND ANGELS=JOE DIMAGGIO CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
PAST CHAIRMAN FOR 4 YEARS- AMERICAN LUNG ASSOC.--BREATHE FREE EVENT
EXEC DIRECTOR—FOREVER FAMILY—BELLAS GROUP
MY AREAS OF INTEREST ARE MANY MY FAMILY # 1!
ARTS AND SCIENCE-GIRLS ARE IN FLA. YOUTH ORCHES. AND THERE IS LITTLE MONEY FOR THE ARTS
PERFORMING ARTS-OUR OLDER SON IS A WRITER ETC AND VERY SUCCESSFUL-WE FOLLOW AND SUPPORT HIS CAREER
MUSEUM OF ART
IRA M. GLAZER, M.D. F.A.C.
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:
Priestly Surgical Society, American College of Surgeons,
Broward County Medical Association,
Florida Medical Association,
American Medical Association & Mayo Surgical Society;
Founding Member- Medical Advisor - Gilda's Club- South Florida;
1996 Co-Chairman Tiara Ball of the Royal Dames of Cancer Research for the Goodwin Institute of Cancer Research;
1996 Keys to the City of Miramar presented by Mayor Frank Branca; 1997 Co-Chairman Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Fund Raiser; 1997
South Florida Magazine " Best Physicians" list nominated by other physicians 1999
First Annual " Spirit of Healing Award" presented by Memorial Foundation and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
B.A. - Cornell University – 1956
M.D. - New York Medical College – 1960
Internship – Stamford Hospital – 1961
Residency in Surgery – Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota 1961-1965
Fellowship – Ameican College of Surgeons – 1970
Surgeon - 1965-1966 Surgical Associates, Hollywood
Surgeon – 1968-1997 Sober 201urgical Assocites
2000-2013 Medical Director, Memorial Integrated Healthcare
Surgeon - 1966-1968 US Army, rank – Captain
Served Fort Lee, Virginia – Base Hospital Surgeon
Chief of General Surgery
Consulting Surgeon 8th army
Consulting Surgeon United Nations Command
RETIRED – October 2013
Going back to when you first started with your organization to now, what has been your proudest personal accomplishment? FOR MG -‘Seeing our girls totally immersed in giving back and exper. That joy — Ira-national recognition by Angels in Adoption-Washington DC
What do you enjoy the most about your work? Sense of accomplishment in helping other kinship families – some in desperate situations!
Do you have a mentor; someone who has been there to guide you or consult with you when you needed their input? Gia Tutalo Mote founder of Forever Family who took Bella’s Group under her “wings”
You are out in the public arena quite; who is the most interesting person you have ever met? Nan Rich for both of us- She is always there for kids and families in need
What program with your organization do you get the most excited about? The huge Holiday Party at Nan Knox Boys and Girls Club in December in Ft. Laud-100 kids attend!
How did you determine which charitable organizations you would support? We both like to see where exactly the money is going!
Is there a charitable event(s) you really look forward to attending each year? Marietta has cochairmen the Amererica. Lung Assoc-Breathe Free Lunch each year for 8 years! Also Thomas McCormick Scholarship Boat Parade Party at Nuccia McCormick’s each holiday season!
How have things changed for you through the years? We both need less as years go by!
What is your greatest strength(s) that makes you such an asset to your organization? Marietta-Ira says responding to greatest needs in our community!
What is your greatest challenge at this time? Trying to change the child care system-putting Childrens needs and safety first !
What is your idea of perfect happiness? We both have it!
What is the most important thing you have learned through the years? Ira says “do not believe everything you read in the newspaper”!
How do you relax? We both love fishing and boating.
Do you have a favorite vacation spot? We both love Italy.
If you found a treasure chest – and you could keep it, what would you want to be in it? Lots of years of good health!!
What can make you laugh? We both love the Golden Girls and of course we love animals!
What can make you cry? Abused and neglected children!
Are you where you hoped you would be at this point in your life? Yes!
Is there a fond childhood memory you can share with us? Ira-fishing with his dad-Marietta-Italian dinners on Sunday with the whole family!
How do you want to be remembered by future generations? Caring people who made a difference!
What do your want your epitaph to read? Marietta-my friends say “She really Moved” - Someone who made a difference - says Ira
Who is the most interesting person you have ever met? Nan Rich
What word best describes your life right now? Perfect but hectic
What charitable organizations are you involved with at this time? American Lung Assoc- Royal Dames- Kids-Handy-Childrens Services Council- Pantry of Broward-Women in Distress-Healthy Mothers-Health Babies-1000+ to benefit Cancer-Fla. Youth Orchestra
What is something your parents taught you that you will never forget? Giving back is so important-
Who is your hero? Ira is my hero for sure-For Ira it was his mentor Dr. Claggett-Mayo Clinic-
What’s the best movie you have ever seen? Sleepless in Seattle
What is your most treasured possession? Our family!
What is your greatest indulgence? Ira chocolate- Marietta Red wine (one glass)
What is your favorite store for clothes shopping? Love all our Ft Lauderdale Boutiques!
If your house was up for sale, and a potential buyer did a walk through, what would your home say about you? This is a family home with a great pool patio!
What is your pet peeve? People who are unorganized!
If there were a movie being made about your life, what actor/actress would best play you? Marietta-Sandra Bullock- Ira - Ben Kinsley
What is a moment you will never forget? Moment we met and fell in love and got married!
What is something you have learned from a pet? Unconditional love!
What is your favorite Ice Cream flavor? Chocolate
What do you have to say to all the young women/men out there ready to take on the future? Go for it!
So well deserved. Love to you both from the whole Krueger/Printz/Wall/Lueder family.
Dr. & Mrs. Glazer,
Thank you for all that you do for our C-M family!
Peace and prayers,
Senior Director of Advancement
Chaminade-Madonna College Prep.
954-989-5150 Ext. 127
So honored to have you as my feature on "Have You Met" You are both such an inspiration!