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Healthcare Heroes


Tuesday, June 19, 2018
8:00 am - 10:30 am


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(732) 246-5737

NJBIZ would like to congratulate all the 2018 Healthcare Heroes finalists and winners in each category!
Almost 450 people gathered together to support this years Healthcare Heroes. NJBIZ honored individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. The winner in each category was announced LIVE during the awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Education Hero:
Linda Carroll at Saint Peter’s Healthcare System
Connie Greene at RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery
Christopher Kobik at Lower Cape May Regional School District
Beth McGovern at The Valley Hospital
Maureen Mulligan at St. Joseph’s Health
J. Cedar Wang at Holy Name Medical Center ** WINNER**

Healthcare Professional of the Year:
Linda Gillam at Atlantic Health System
Samantha Hernandez at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Donald Parker at Carrier Clinic
Elizabeth Straus at CareOne
Deborah Visconi at New Bridge Medical Center ** WINNER**
Peter “Tucker” Woods at Care Point Health

Innovation Hero:
Dr. Kaitlan Baston at Cooper University Health Care
Richard Grosso at Your Nurse In Touch, LLC
Dr. Gaurav Gupta at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Joachim Kohn at Rutgers University ** WINNER**
Dr. Maria Schiavone at Holy Name Medical Center

Nurse of the Year:
Ludovina Archeval at Holy Redeemer Home Care North
Dana Beenstock at St. Joseph’s Health ** WINNER**
Kate Dipietro at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
Rachel Gotshall at BAYADA Home Health Care
Susan Olson at Holy Name Medical Center
Helene Pietrangelo at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center

Physician of the Year:
Dr. Angela Alistar at Morristown Medical Center
Dr. Omar Baker at Riverside Medical Group
Dr. Arno Fried at Advanced Neurosurgery Associates
Dr. Philippe Genereux at Atlantic Health System
Dr. Edwin Guzman at Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Dr. James Pruden at St. Joseph’s Health ** WINNER**

Public Health Hero:
Margaret Jahn at Freehold Area Health Department
Tomas Gregorio at New Jersey Innovation Institute
Steven Kaye at Summit Medical Group Foundation
Rachana Kulkarni at Medicor Cardiology
Gwen Rippey PhD at Atlantic Health System ** WINNER**
Ernani Sadural at Regional Women’s Health Group
James Spaulding at Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Volunteer of the Year:
Jill Gora at Summit Medical Group
Pamela Johnson at Family Service League/SAVE of Essex County
Nicholas Pagano at Community Medical Center Foundation
Kristen, Matthew & Trevor Sardis GreenTherapyRx at Bernardsville
Claude Schmid at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
Rosemarie Sorce at Hackensack Meridian Health – Hackensack University Medical Center ** WINNER**

Education Hero – Organizations:
7 Days Pediatrics
Indian Health Camp of New Jersey ** WINNER**
Overlook Medical Center
Urban Healthcare Initiative Program

Innovation Hero – Organizations:
CarePoint Health ** WINNER**
Hackensack Meridian Health
New Jersey Institute for Disabilities
Stafford Township Police Department

Workplace Wellness Hero:
Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce
Hunterdon Medical Center ** WINNER**
The Valley Hospital

To nominate an individual or an organization for the 2019 Healthcare Heroes Awards please contact Anna Acquaviva


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