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Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes

When Tuesday, June 20, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873

Description NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey.
The winner in each category will be announced during an awards breakfast and ceremony on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Healthcare Heroes Finalists!

Education Hero- Individual
Olubunmi Afonja
Jody Beach
Inspira Health Network
Andre Goy
Hackensack Meridian Health
Chris Kirk
Atlantic Health System
Michele Samarya-Timm
Somerset County Department of Health
Samantha Singh
Saint Barnabas Medical Center-RWJ Barnabas Health

Education Hero – Organization
Alzheimer's New Jersey
Healthier Somerset
Holy Name Medical Center's Healthcare Careers Discovery Program
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
The Center for Korean Health and Wellness-Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Hospital of the Year
Morristown Medical Center
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Southern Ocean Medical Center

Innovation Hero- Individual
Thomas Bartiromo
New Jersey Innovation Institute
Thomas M. Birch, M.D.
Holy Name Medical Center
Mary Ann Boccolini
Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
John Halperin
Atlantic Health System
Prakash Rao
NJ Sharing Network
Melissa Smith
Children's Specialized Hospital

Innovation Hero – Organization
Capital Health
Inspira Health Network
Labor First, LLC
Princeton House Behavioral Health
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

Nurse of the Year
Ludovina Archeval
Holy Redeemer Home Care
Cate Collyer-See
Atlantic Health System
Joanne Porter
AtlantiCare HealthCare
Jennifer Sheets
BAYADA Home Health Care
Desiree Sokoli
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Ann Welenofsky
Summit Medical Group/Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center

Physician of the Year
Christopher Bolich
Holy Redeemer Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Atlantic & Mercer Counties
John Chovanes
Cooper University Health Care
Jan Huston (posthumous)
Hackensack Meridian Health
Rashmi Kaura
Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Health System
Mario Leitao, Jr.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Basking Ridge
Shyan Sun
Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Public Health Hero
Kyung Hee Choi
Holy Name Medical Center
Alana Cueto
Eastern International College, Jersey College
George Kimmerle
Kimmerle Group
Barbara Mintz
RWJBarnabas Health
Ashok Patel
Indian Health Camp of New Jersey
James Proodian
Natural Healthcare Center
Gwendolyn Rippey
Atlantic Health

Volunteer of the Year
Gail Fiske
Inspira Health Network
Beatriz Garcia
Hackensack Meridian Health
Suraj Kaufman
Sneaker Room
Robert Orozovich
Holy Name Medical Center
Chadwin Sandifer
Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Roslyn Schwartzberg
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Workplace Wellness Hero
Affinity Federal Credit Union
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Warren County
Inserra Supermarkets
Onsite Innovations
T&M Associates

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Contact Information Anna Acquaviva

Presenting Sponsor Horizon
Supporting Sponsor NJHA
Supporting Sponsor Engelwood Hospital
Major Sponsor Atlatic Health Systems

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