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No. 3: Perry Halkitis

In the early days of the pandemic, Halkitis, the dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health was handpicked by the Murphy administration — along with his colleague Brian Strom, chancellor of the Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences — to lead the effort to trace the spread of the virus. Since then, Halkitis has become one of the leading sources of information about the pandemic and efforts to curb it.

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No. 1: Robert Johnson

As dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School since 2005, Johnson steered the institution through a variety of accomplishments. And since October 2018, Johnson has also served as interim dean of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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No. 4: Robert Garrett

As Hackensack Meridian Health CEO, Garrett leads a health network with 17 hospitals, 500 patient care locations, 36,000 team members and 7,000 physicians — but maintains an entrepreneurial outlook that keeps the organization nimble.

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No. 8: Steven Libutti

Libutti is the director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and vice chancellor for Cancer Programs at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The institute broke ground last year on a new cancer pavilion in New Brunswick that will fill oncological treatment needs all in one hub.

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No. 7: Judith Persichilli

The “woman who needs no introduction” was thrust from relative obscurity to a national spotlight in a matter of weeks back in 2020 when COVID-19 crashed into New Jersey. Over the past two years the state’s health commissioner was a fixture at the hundreds of state press briefings Gov. Phil Murphy hosted about the pandemic.

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No. 2: Brian Strom

Strom, the inaugural chancellor of Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, has been among the most prominent sources of information about the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

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March 28, 2022 Edition of NJBIZ

This week's digital edition features the 2022 NJBIZ Health Care Power 50 list; takes a look at how Roseland law firm Post Polak built a diverse team; why NIL deals can be life-changing opportunities for student-athletes; and much more!

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Pic Page: March 14, 2022

Featuring the KearnyBank Foundation, Hilton Short Hills' grand reopening, the all-women group Impact 100, a brand-new mural at the Red Bull Arena, Spring Lake Toys Foundation and the 8th Annual Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive.

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March 14, 2022 Edition of NJBIZ

This week’s digital issue of NJBIZ shares the story of Newark's developing arts district; delves into Gov. Phil Murphy's budget proposals; takes a look at the big business that is bird watching; we shine our Spotlight on unions; and much more!

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