Over 300 guests “stepped back in time” for Monmouth Medical
Center, Southern Campus Foundation’s Annual Humanitarian Gala featuring
the Great Gatsby theme. Held at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale,
attendees enjoyed an evening of sequins and glamor featuring 1920’s
flair, while enjoying a night of dinner, drinks and dancing for a good cause.
Proceeds from the Gala will benefit the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern
Campus Foundation – created to support the hospital and the programs
and services it provides.
“We greatly appreciate the continued support from individuals and
corporations for making our Gala a tremendous success year after year,”
said Denice Gaffney, Vice President of Development, Monmouth Medical Center,
Southern Campus Foundation. “The Gala is a significant fundraising
event as it provides support for state-of-the art equipment, and programs
and facility improvements to enhance the quality of care for our patients.”
At the Gala, the Foundation presented the 2016 Humanitarian Awards to
Johnny Larsen, DO, FACOEP, FACEP; Kirit Pandya, MD; and
Domenick Servodio whose contributions have helped enable Monmouth Medical Center, Southern
Campus (MMCSC) to grow and adapt to the changing health care landscape
while continuing to meet the diverse needs of the community.
“We congratulate this year’s Humanitarian Award recipients
for their well-deserved recognition and their extraordinary contributions
to our community,” said Gaffney.
Dr. Johnny Larsen is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Monmouth Medical
Center, Southern Campus and has served as Medical Director for Hyperbaric
Medicine at the hospital since 2011. Board certified in emergency medicine,
Dr. Larsen started his career at Kimball Medical Center in 1999 as a staff
emergency physician. He has been essential in maintaining the highest
patient satisfaction scores in the state for the MMCSC Emergency Department.
Dr. Kiritkumar Pandya is a board-certified fellowship trained urologist who joined Kimball Medical
Center in 1985. He previously served as Chief of the Urology Department
at Kimball Medical Center and currently owns a private practice. Dr. Pandya
serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Dabhoi Samaj of America
and is President Elect at MMCSC. Dr. Pandya’s mission is to provide
compassionate care and successful outcomes for all of his patients and
his philanthropic nature is evident in the role he played in the creation
of the Tranquility Room which is a unique benefit to MMCSC staff.
Domenick Servodio, Vice President of Government Banking for the Ocean and Monmouth Markets
at TD Bank, has been a member of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern
Campus Foundation Board of Directors since 2013 and currently serves on
the Executive Council as Vice-Chairman. He is the current Chairman of
the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus’ annual Golf Classic.
For more information on the Foundation or to make a donation, call (732) 886-GIFT.
From left: Kiritkumar Pandya, MD; Domenick Servodio, Vice President of Government
Banking for the Ocean & Monmouth Markets at TD Bank; Frank J. Vozos,
MD, FACS, Executive Vice President, RWJBarnabas Health and Chief Executive,
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus; Johnny Larsen, MD, Medical Director
of the Emergency Department, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus;
Denice Gaffney, Vice President of Development, Monmouth Medical Center,
Southern Campus Foundation