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Press Releases

August 14, 2023

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program Re-Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health ...

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South Bound Brook, NJ - August 11, 2023 - New Era Dispensary is thrilled to announce its  opening on August 17, 2023, at its prime location on 80-88 Main St, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880. This pioneering cannabis dispensary is poised to revolutionize the cannabis experience for residents and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several RWJBarnabas Health facilities have received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health have appointed Niketa C. Shah, MD, as chief of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies at New Jersey’s leading cancer program and the only one in the state designated as a Comprehensive Cancer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH), an RWJBarnabas Health facility and part of the Children’s Health network at RWJBarnabas Health, is responding to the nationwide shortage of developmental-behavioral pediatricians by launching the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as one of the top five hospitals in New Jersey and a top 25 Regional Best Hospital in the New York Metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report in the annual Best Hospitals ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – As part of Middlesex County's Community, Innovation, and Opportunity (CIO) Strategic Investment Plan, Middlesex County and Rutgers Athletics have entered into a letter of intent, solidifying a partnership with the Scarlet Knight baseball program, spanning three to five years.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils are teaming up for the 7th annual RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk while offering both live and virtual formats in 2023. The live 5K Run & Wellness Walk will take place on Sunday, October 29, at Essex ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  RWJBarnabas Health is continuing to make an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious shortage at hospitals throughout the state.   The entire state is currently managing with less than a 3-day supply of all blood types which is expected to ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest, most comprehensive and integrated health care network in New Jersey, is pleased to announced that Gregory Rokosz, DO, JD, FACEP, FACOEP, has been appointed chief medical officer for Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center’s.  The chief ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Dunellen resident Diana Starace has received the Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) Circle of Excellence award. The Award of Excellence is presented by the TCAA to an individual for their dedication, leadership and outstanding contribution to the trauma ...

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EDISON, NJ  – Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Services has received, for the ninth consecutive year, the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold achievement award for its high quality, rapid and research-based care to people experiencing the ...

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PERTH AMBOY. NJ  - Hackensack Meridian Carrier Behavioral Health is expanding its reach by offering Electroconvulsive Therapy at Raritan Bay Medical Center, located in Perth Amboy, NJ. This is part of Hackensack Meridian Health’s $30 million investment to expand Behavioral Health services at ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sheriff’s Office will hold an eight-week-long Sheriff’s Civilian Academy for residents of Middlesex County in the Fall of 2023. The Sheriff’s Civilian Academy is designed to educate Middlesex County residents on the various functions and duties of the Sheriff’s Office.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Health Equity Program has been honored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) with the 2023 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award. RWJUH accepted the award at the AHA’s Annual Leadership Summit in Seattle.    The ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Kimberly Burnett, Middlesex County native and resident, has joined Middlesex College as Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, a new role at the college. She most recently served as senior manager in the Office of Communications under the Administration at ...

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EDISON, NJ - - Surgeons affiliated with Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center’s Advanced Lung and Airway Center successfully performed the first robotic resection of malignant thymoma, a cancer of the thymus gland, followed by installation of heated chemotherapy into the chest. This is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Bariatric Surgery Program has been named a MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and American ...

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Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest) runs its annual Pest Prime Week sale from July 10 to July 14, 2023. The award-winning Pest Control company is offering once-per-year savings to residential and business customers across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. “We ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center together with RWJBarnabas Health, has treated its first patient using genetically modified T-cells that were manufactured in its own state-of-the-art Good ...

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Edison, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation raised more than $5 million to support oncology care and services at Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center and throughout the Hackensack Meridian Health network at its second annual Network Celebration, held at Metlife Stadium in East ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Association of School Administrators has announced the election of Jorge E. Diaz, Superintendent of Middlesex County Magnet Schools. Diaz, who has led the district since April 2022, will assume responsibility for leading superintendents in the county ...

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EDISON, NJ  –  The Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at JFK University Medical Center announced today the 2023 graduates of its Neurology Residency and Fellowship Programs.   “We are so proud of these newly trained neurologists,” said Gregory J. Przybylski, M.D., MBA, chairman, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - The second annual Bellamy and Sons Paving Marisa Rose Bowl, featuring Middlesex County’s top recently graduated scholastic football players and cheerleaders, will be held June 29 at Woodbridge High School’s Nicholas A. Priscoe Stadium. All proceeds from the intra-county affair ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health is making an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious shortage at hospitals throughout the state.   Life-saving blood and platelet donations are given to patients in a wide range of circumstances including cancer care, ...

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EDISON, NJ  – Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at JFK University Medical Center announced today that it has been awarded a major research grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, to study a novel approach to treat ...

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EDISON, NJ – Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute has announced the graduates of its prestigious Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program and subspecialty fellowship programs. The highly ranked residency program trains physicians from around the nation who ...

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