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  • Executive Women Of New Jersey To Honor 11 Executive Women From RWJBarnabas Health at The Executive Women of New Jersey Salute To The Policy Makers Gala

    Posted: 05/12/2016

    WEST ORANGE, N.J.- The Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) honored 11 executive women from RWJBarnabas Health for their trailblazing work in advancing women’s leadership at the organization’s signature Salute to the Policy Makers Gala, which recently was held at the Hilton East Brunswick. In keeping with EWNJ’s mission to ensure that women have equal access to boards and senior corporate governance, this gala showcased the abundance of high-achieving women leaders in New Jersey. It ...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names Jessie L. Tucker III Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: 04/20/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick has named Jessie L. Tucker III, MBA, PhD, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Tucker comes to RWJ from Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital (LBJ), a 328- licensed bed county hospital in Houston, Texas, where he served as Chief Administrator. In addition to this role, Dr. Tucker served as Executive Vice President for the Harris Health System in Houston. “We’re both pleased and excited that Jessie has...

  • Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

    Posted: 04/19/2016

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2011 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.  This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.  In June 2016, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.  Anyone may send comments via e-mail, fax, and di...

  • Barnabas Health, Robert Wood Johnson Health System Complete Merger; Combine to Form Most Comprehensive Health System In New Jersey – RWJBarnabas Health

    Posted: 03/31/2016

    WEST ORANGE, N.J. —  Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System announced today the completion of the merger of their two health systems to form the most comprehensive health system in the state of New Jersey – RWJBarnabas Health. The partnership creates a new organization that will reach approximately 5 million people - more than half of the state’s population - and that will advance the health of the region. As one health system, RWJBarnabas Health will: • Improve the overall...

  • Michael Antoniades Named Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 03/30/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has named Monroe resident Michael Antoniades, MPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, over both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses. Mr. Antoniades succeeds Mr. Stephen K. Jones, who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital since 2007, and who will soon assume the role of Chief Academic Officer for RWJ’s new parent organization – RWJRWBarnabas Health. “Mike is a proven leader who possesses the needed vision, dri...

  • RWJ Breast Cancer Program Re-accredited by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

    Posted: 03/08/2016

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s Breast Cancer Program has been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. This reaccreditation marks the third time that RWJ and Rutgers and Cancer Institute have achieved this status.  Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highe...

  • Patient of Courage Award Recipient and Trauma Survivor Gabe Hurley Donates $5,000 to Benefit Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Safety Ambassador Program

    Posted: 01/28/2016

    (New Brunswick) - Gabe Hurley, a Somerset resident and former Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Institute for Advanced Reconstruction patient, was among the individuals honored as Patients of Courage by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons at the Society’s annual scientific conference. Hurley, who now serves as a motivational speaker inspiring thousands of youths across New Jersey each year, received a $5,000 award through the program, which honors reconstructive plastic surgery patients w...

  • Response to the American Cancer Society Breast Screening Recommendations

    Posted: 01/15/2016

    [ Español ] SOMERVILLE, NJ, January 15, 2016 -- The American Cancer Society and the US Preventive Services Task Force recently released new guidelines for breast screening. These guidelines include the recommendation that women at average risk for breast cancer can wait until age 45 to undergo their first mammogram and that at age 55 women can begin transitioning to getting their mammogram every other year instead of annually. The breast cancer multidisciplinary team at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at...

  • Join RWJ in Recognzing Domestic Violence Awareness Month at March & Rally on October 17 in New Brunswick

    Posted: 10/15/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is among the members of The New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition (NBDVAC) participating in the NBDVAC’s Annual March & Rally Against Domestic Violence on Oct. 17, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Suydam Street Reformed Church. Participants should arrive at the church, which is located at 74 Drift St., no later than 10:15 a.m. this Saturday to assemble to begin the march around the City of New Brunswick. Coalition mem...

  • Five Simple Lessons Parents and Caregivers Can Teach Children to Help Them Avoid Injuries On Their Way to School

    Posted: 09/03/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – It is alarmingly common for children to get hit by a vehicle while walking. Recently released data reports that more than 440 kids were killed in 2013 after being hit while walking, and 16,000 more were injured. That’s 44 children hurt every day. The surprising statistics demonstrate the need for parents and caregivers to talk to children about safe walking behaviors. “With kids starting back to school, now is the perfect time for a refresher course on walking safely. Parents know ...