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Health Care Hero Awards

Health Care Hero Awards

Congratulations to the 2014 Healthcare Heroes Finalists and Winners!

On Tuesday, June 24th, 400 people gathered at the Palace at Somerset Park to celebrate the 2014 Healthcare Heroes Honorees. Guests cheered as we recognized each finalist and announced the winner in each category - LIVE! Check back in a few days for photos from the event.

The 2014 Healthcare Heroes Finalists & Winners!
Listed in alphabetical order by category.

Education Hero – Individual
Thomas Cavalieri, D.O.
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Joseph Feldman
Hackensack University Medical Center
Desiree James-Barber - WINNER!
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Mike Munoz
AmeriHealth New Jersey
Lisa Salberg
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association

Education Hero – Organization
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation - WINNER!
Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation/LIFELINE CHALLENGE TO HEALTHY LIVING
Meridian Health's Paint the Town Pink
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotions Program
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
The American Conference on Diversity

Healthcare Professional of the Year
Esther Deblinger - WINNER!
CARES Institute, Rowan - School of Osteopathic Medicine
Elaine Hewins, CSW, DVS
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Denise Lang-Grant
Morris CARES at Atlantic Health
Barbara Miles
Community Medical Center
Joseph Roth
NJ Sharing Network
David Shulkin, MD
Morristown Medical Center

Hospital of the Year
HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley
Kennedy Health System
Shore Rehabilitation Institute - WINNER!

Innovation Hero
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
BioArray Solutions
NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouse at Saint Clare's Hospital
NPS Pharma
Shafiq Rab – Hackensack University Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Heart Transplant and Heart Failure Treatment Program - WINNER!
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital at St Joseph's Regional Medical Center

Nurse of the Year
Kimberly Brennan
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
Laura Cardillo
The Avalon Assisted Living in Hillsborough
Franklin Cresencia
Morristown Medical Center
Catherine Goodheart
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
Judith Kutzleb - WINNER!
Holy Name Medical Center
Fran Monteleone
Clara Maass Medical Center
Maryellen Wiggins, RN
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey

Physician of the Year
Peggy Avagliano
Atlantic Medical Imaging
Joseph Barone
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
David V. Condoluci, DO
Kennedy Health System
Martin A. Finkel, DO, FAAP - WINNER!
Institute at Rowan University-SOM
Meg Fisher, MD
The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
Alison Grann, MD
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
James McKinney
The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Volunteer of the Year
Seth Grumet - WINNER!
Stomp The Monster
Rachel Katz
Daughters of Israel
Steven Kaye
AEPG Wealth Strategies
Joseph McDonough
Elizabeth Police Department
Chris Miller
Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad
Peter Rooney
NJ Sharing Network Foundation

Women's Health and Wellness Hero
BioReference Laboratories, Inc
Capital Health - Center for Women's Health
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Dana Holwitt - WINNER!
Saint Clare's Health System
Ami Vaidya, M.D.
Hackensack University Medical Center

Workplace Wellness Hero
Barnabas Health
County of Somerset
Hackensack University Medical Center - WINNER!
Kennedy Health System
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Shionogi Inc.

Past Program Highlights

2014 Healthcare Heroes Event Highlights!

2014 Healthcare Heroes Event Highlights!
Click here to view highlights from the June 24th Healthcare Heroes Awards!

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