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Obesity, defined as a body mass index greater than 30, is a major public health problem with an increasing prevalence both across the United States and in New Jersey. Here, more than 1 in 4 people is living with it, and in the city of Newark, the rate is even higher, at nearly 40%. University Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Holubek writes about how the new Weight Management Center of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School at University Hospital was created to effectively address this epidemic.

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Atlantic Health System CEO Brian Gragnolati speaks with NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige on May 20,2021.

Remain vigilant

At the peak of the pandemic last spring, Atlantic Health System was treating 900 patients. And since the start of the vaccine rollout, it has been at the forefront of getting shots into state residents' arms, working with the state to run the mega-site in Morris County. So it’s probably not surprising that President and CEO Brian Gragnolati is still cautious about the outlook. NJBIZ recently spoke with him about his experience during the pandemic and why New Jerseyans should not let their guard down just yet.

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On hand to celebrate the opening of the Women's Pavillion at CarePoint's Chris Hospital in Jersey City on May 19, 2021 were, from left, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, Dr. Achintya Moulick, Councilman Rich Boggiano, Dr. Vivek Masson and Dr. Lalitha Masson. - CAREPOINT HEALTH

Women’s Health Pavilion opens at Christ Hospital

The Imaging Division offers a comprehensive range of services performed by expert radiologists, including digital screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, DEXA and general ultrasound, as well as interventional procedures like uterine fibroid embolization and hysterosalpingograms.

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Davis named CEO at National Medical Fellowships

In her new role, Michellene Davis will work closely with the board, alumni, partners and supporters to help amplify NMF’s mission: to provide resources through scholarships, grants, and leadership opportunities to medical students from diverse backgrounds to increase the pipeline for underrepresented minority students to enter the health care workforce.

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