Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH

Michael Steinberg, MD, is a general internist with dual appointments at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Rutgers School of Public Health. In addition to his medical degree, he has master’s level training in the field of public health education and behavioral science. Dr. Steinberg has been listed as a ‘Best Doctor’ several years in a row and was recently elected as a Fellow to the American College of Physicians.

He is active in teaching both medical students and internal medicine residents, and has received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Medicine multiple times.

In addition, Dr. Steinberg is the director of the nationally recognized Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program. He has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts and presented on several topics related to preventive medicine and tobacco issues. Dr. Steinberg has received a career development award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a Physician Faculty Scholar. His research interests include delivery of clinical preventive services and tobacco dependence treatment in primary care and hospital settings.

Dr. Steinberg received his bachelor’s degree with highest honors, from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, his master’s degree in Public Health and his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he graduated first in his class. Dr. Steinberg completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he received numerous awards for excellence in teaching.

Elaine Leventhal, MD, PhD

Elaine Leventhal, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a general internist with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

She received her bachelor of science degree from Queens College, New York, her PhD from Yale University in Connecticut and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, with fellowship training in Geriatrics at the Middleton VA Medical Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

She currently practices inpatient hospital medicine and also sees patients at an outpatient clinical practice. Her clinical interests include behavioral science and she is a nationally recognized expert in the field of geriatrics.

Dr. Leventhal has published numerous articles in the fields of gerontology and behavioral science, including publications in JAMA, the Journal of the American Geriatric Society and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Leventhal has received several awards and honors and is involved in numerous professional appointments.

She is a member of the Center for State Health Policy, associate member of the faculty for the graduate school of Rutgers University and a member of the board of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

She is a fellow with the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Current Fellow and Former President of Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and has been named “Best Doctor in America” since 1985.

Jeffrey Carson, MD

Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School on in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where he is also the Richard C. Reynolds Chair in General Internal Medicine and an attending physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Dr. Carson’s appointments with the medical school also include Medical Director for the Center for Innovations in Bloodless Surgery, and Medicine and Medical Director of The Executive Health Program.

Dr. Carson’s research has focused on blood management and adverse effects of blood transfusion. He has published more than 100 articles and more than 30 books and book chapters including publications in JAMA, the Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Carson has been included in the ‘Best Doctors’ list for many years and has been the recipient of six teaching awards including the 2002 Alpha Omega Honor Society Faculty Recognition Award.

Dr. Carson received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also completed an internship, residency and chief residency. He received his research training in epidemiology and biostatistics as a Henry J. Kaiser Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Fogarty Senior International Fellow at the University of Oxford in 1995 through 1996.

Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS

A leading expert in obstetrics and gynecology, Gloria Bachmann, MD, is a well-known authority on women’s health throughout the lifespan.

She holds numerous professional positions at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, including Director of the Women’s Health Institute. At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, she is the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Services.

Dr. Bachmann’s excellence in advancing the understanding of obstetrics and gynecology has been recognized by the profession, which has accorded her numerous awards.

Honors include; “The World of Women” Girl Scout Award, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) President’s Community Service Award, the New Jersey Academy of Medicine’s Educator Award, and a research award by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) for her pioneering work in the area of vaginal health.

In 2006, she was inducted into the National Library of Medicine as a Local Legend female physician, a prestigious recognition, as she was one of two physicians selected from central New Jersey.

Currently, Dr. Bachmann is a member of the leadership group of the New Jersey section of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Bachmann earned her BA from Rutgers University, an MMS degree from Rutgers Medical School and her MD from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

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