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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Honors Individuals and Institutions Dedicated to the City of Newark’s Progress

05/13/2016

Marc E. Berson Community Awardee Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka;
Corporate Awardee Nicolas Berggruen, Chairman, Berggruen Holdings

NEWARK, NJ (May 12, 2016) — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Nicolas Berggruen and ten physicians were honored during Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey's Annual Partners in Progress , a Newark 350 event, on Tuesday, May 10, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Mayor Baraka received the Marc E. Berson Community Award for his vision and initiatives making a difference for the City of Newark. Nicolas Berggruen received the Corporate Award for his economic support and corporate citizenship. The Clinical Excellence Award was presented to NBIMC healthcare pioneers Trevor Atherley, MD, Murray Belsky, MD, Donald Brief, MD, Julio Caban, MD, Noah Chivian, DDS, Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Asa Crews, MD, Donald Greenfield, MD, Victor Parsonnet, MD, Jules Titelbaum, MD for guiding NBIMC toward the future as an award winning, destination medical center. Victor Parsonnet, MD was also given a Lifetime Achievement Award by Darrell K. Terry, Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey for his body of work, commitment and service to his patients, medicine, music and to The Beth.

Newark Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey’s Celebrating Newark Partners in Progress12th Annual Awards Dinner recognizes outstanding community leaders whose time, energies, dedication and distinguished efforts play a central role in improve the economic, social and physical health of Newark.

NBI 2016 Partners in Progress
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Medical Program Award presented to the Pioneers of Clinical Excellence. L to R: Marc E. Berson, Chair, Board of Trustees, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, RWJBarnabas Health; Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health;, Trevor Atherley, MD, Murray Belsky, MD, Donald Brief, MD, Julio Caban, MD, Noah Chivian, DDS, Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Mary Kornegay, accepting on behalf of Asa Crews, MD, Donald Greenfield, MD, Jules Titelbaum, MD, Victor Parsonnet, MD, and Darrell K. Terry, Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO RWJBarnabas Health and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health presents Newark Mayor Ras Baraka with the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Marc E. Berson Community Award

Nicolas Berggruen and Ray Chambers

L to R: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Corporate Award presented to Nicolas Berggruen by Ray Chambers.

Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO RWJBarnabas Health, Marc E. Berson, Victor Parsonnet, MD, Darrell K. Terry, Sr.

L to R: Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health;, Marc E. Berson, Chair, Board of Trustees, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, RWJBarnabas Health; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Lifetime Achievement Awardee Victor Parsonnet, MD; Darrell K. Terry, Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
Victor Parsonnet, MD and Augustine Concepcion
Victor Parsonnet, MD congratulated by his patient Augustine Concepcion who met Dr. Parsonnet as a toddler when his first of 18 pacemakers was implanted.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center & Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities and beyond with over 1,000 physicians, 3,200 employees, 150 volunteers, over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. It’s home to the nation’s 3rd largest heart transplant center, the Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; NJ’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs more cardiac valve procedures, including TAVR, than any other center in the State. The robotic surgery program is the broadest and most experienced in northern New Jersey. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and new Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care and treatment options. Children's Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center cares for children from newborn to adolescent years, with over thirty specialized pediatric services as well as preventive programs that promote wellness in the community. The Children’s Heart Center has a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. For more information, visit us at www.BarnabasHealth.org/NewarkBeth

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