Save The Date
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM Registration & Boutique
12:00 PM Luncheon Begins
3:00 PM Boutique Closes
The Guggenheim Library
At Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave. West Long Branch
R.S.V.P. By Monday, JULY 11, 2016
Availability Limited - Prompt Response Recommended - Valet Parking
Attire: A Touch of Pink or Lavender, The Universal Color For Cancer Awareness
Honoree: Dr. Thomas Hackett
Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Monmouth Medical Center
THOMAS HACKETT, D.O., earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey – New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in Newark,
N.J. and completed his residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego,
Calif. Dr. Hackett went on to complete a fellowship at Milton S. Hershey
Medical Center at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in
Hershey, Pa. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.
Dr. Hackett is a member the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, American
College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Congress of Obstetricians
and Gynecologists. He serves as the chief of gynecologic oncology for
Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, N.J. and Community Medical Center,
Toms River, N.J. He’s a current faculty member at Drexel University
College of Medicine in Philadelphia and was formerly a faculty member
of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.
and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa.
Dr. Hackett has also been honorably discharged as a Commander in the U.S.
Navy and was the former head of gynecologic oncology and assistant residency
coordinator at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California.
Celebrity Speaker: Jenna Bush Hager
Contributing Correspondent NBC’s "Today" Show
Author, New Children's Book, “Our Great Big Backyard”
JENNA BUSH HAGER is a contributing correspondent on NBC’s Today show and an editor-at-large
for Southern Living magazine. She is also the author of The New York Times
Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after traveling to Latin America in 2006 as an intern
with UNICEF. Ana’s Story is based on the life of a 17-yearold single
mother with HIV, who struggles to shield her child from the life she had
of abuse and neglect. Hager remains involved with UNICEF and is the Founding
Chair of UNICEF Next Generation, an initiative dedicated to motivating
younger generations to help save and improve children’s lives around
Hager holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of
Texas at Austin. She is also co-author of two children’s books:
Read All About It! and
Our Great Big Backyard.
Hager is the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush and First
Lady Laura Bush. In 2008, she married Henry Hager and now have two daughters
Margaret Laura “Mila” (3) and Poppy Louise (9 mos).
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT EVELYN NITIS:
The “Power of Pink” Luncheon is a Women’s Council annual
event which brings together more than 450 men and women to raise funds
which benefit the quality of care delivered to cancer patients at
Monmouth Medical Center.
The “Power of Pink” Luncheon proceeds allow the Council to
support numerous hospital initiatives, including the purchase of state-of-the-art
equipment which aid in proper diagnosis and effective treatment of cancer patients.