Section: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center News

COO Darrell K. Terry is Honored by Two Organizations For Professional Achievement and Community Engagement

05/15/2014

Darrell K. Terry, Sr

Chief Operating Officer Darrell K. Terry, Sr. was recently presented with the Corporate Award from the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the National Association for the Advance of Colored People (NAACP) at their 101st Annual Freedom Fund Dinner. The award is presented to people who have excelled professionally and who make community service and engagement an important part of their life. Dr. Robert Johnson, Dean of the New Jersey Medical School was also honored, along with Jean James.

In May, Mr. Terry will be honored again by Steve Adubato’s Caucus New Jersey’s Stand & Deliver 15th annual Night of Eloquence. At the dinner, Mr. Terry will be presented with the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award for his professional achievement and for serving as a role model to young people in New Jersey.

“Darrell’s contribution to the healthcare profession and the community is worthy of recognition,” said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey and Executive Vice President of Barnabas Health. “Under Darrell’s leadership, the medical center has grown, we are financially stable and we have robust healthcare programs, with our highest level of community engagement in our history – these programs have resulted in expanded healthcare access and services – which are key to our community agenda for disease prevention and wellness.”

Mr. Terry is Chairman of the Board at Jewish Renaissance Medical Center, and is also the immediate past Chairman of the Board at Integrity House. He was appointed by the mayor to serve on the Newark Workforce Investment Board. Darrell has been recognized by a number of organizations for his professional advancements and community engagement; including Men of Essex, the Township of Irvington, and Christian Love Baptist Church. He also received the distinguished Khary Orr Leadership Award from the African American Heritage Parade Committee and was East Orange YMCA’s Minority Achiever of the Year. Darrell’s support of Haitian earthquake relief efforts has been recognized by the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad and his work with students has been recognized by the Newark Public Schools’ Rafael Hernandez School for the Performing Arts.

Mr. Terry is a graduate of Rutgers University, with a Bachelors of Arts degree and a certificate in business management. He also received a graduate certificate in Health Care Management and a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration from Seton Hall University. Committed to lifelong learning, Mr. Terry is currently enrolled in Columbia University’s prestigious MPH program. Mr. Terry is board certified in health care management by the American College of Health Care Executives’ Board of Governors, as well as attaining fellowship status. In addition, Mr. Terry is a graduate of the Barnabas Health Leadership Institute. He is a distinguished Paul Harris Fellow and has served as a guest lecturer at Seton Hall University’s Masters in Public Health Program.

“Darrell exemplifies true leadership and serving as a role model for younger employees and people in the Oranges and Newark communities,” said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, President of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey and Executive Vice President of Barnabas Health.

Mr. Terry is pictured with his family, with Dr. John A. Brennan, President of NBIMC and CHoNJ and with East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor.

Darrell K Terry

Darrell K Terry, Sr

Darrell K Terry, Sr

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