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Newark Beth Israel Physician Receives 2014 Outstanding Women of New York Award “Mujeres Destacadas” from Hispanic Newspaper El Diario La Prensa


Nominated for her extraordinary work in the Hispanic community, Tatiana Ambarus, MD, FACOG, Clerkship Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was recently recognized as one of New York's Mujeres Destacadas. She was one of six in healthcare (salud in espanol) out of twenty eight nominees in all of New York, in the company of women who have made a difference in health, education, art, culture, community, business and technology.

Each year, the award honors extraordinary Latino heroines who make a difference in their community. Women who have become true leaders in the areas of health, education, community, art and culture, and business and technology, and have dedicated their careers as ambassadors of hope and change in serving the Hispanic community. Sibila Vargas, WNBC NY evening news anchor served as the Master of Ceremonies, and Dr. Ana María Polo, recognized as one of the most prestigious show hosts in Spanish-language television, was the speaker. Dr. Polo is the host of the hit Telemundo show "Caso Cerrado" (Case Closed).

Also in attendance at the awards luncheon, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Manhattan, was Newark Beth Israel Medical Center's Latino Medical Program Coordinator, Gloria Montealegre. Dr. Ambarus is a champion of this new program at The Beth, helping our Latino patients coordinate their care. In New Jersey there are almost 1.6 million Latinos making up 18 percent of our state's community.

For information about the Latino Medical Program at Newark eth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey, please call Gloria Montealegre at Office: 973-926-7871 Cell: 201-407-2936 Email:

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