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
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.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, (NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching
hospital with more than 800 physicians, 3,000 employees and 100 volunteers
with over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. NBIMC
is in the top three hospitals in the nation in the number of heart transplants
with better than expected outcomes, has the only lung transplant program
in New Jersey, and combined with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, both Barnabas
Health affiliates, is third in the nation for kidney transplants, by volume.
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Children's Hospital of New Jersey, located at Newark Beth Israel Medical
Center, is the state's premier hospital caring for children, with
specialized services to treat ill and injured children from newborn to
adolescent years and has the most comprehensive pediatric cardiac care
program in the region as well as preventive programs that promote wellness
in the community. To learn more, visit us on line at www.newarkbeth.com
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