JFK University Medical Center Foundation Welcomes New Trustee
Newswise – Edison, NJ – May 11, 2021 – The Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Janine Purcaro to the Board of Directors.
“We are delighted to welcome Janine to the Board of Trustees of the JFK University Medical Center Foundation,” said Sheri Marino, Executive Director of the JFK University Medical Center Foundation. “Janine is an incredible business leader with a unique and diverse skill set that will be an incredible asset to our strong Board of Directors.
Purcaro is the Chief Operating Officer and Associate Director of Finance and Administration at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. She is responsible for the financial, administrative and operational leadership of one of the world’s leading centers for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry. Additionally, Purcaro works with the Senior Development Office to project fundraising needs and capacities to support the strategic plan, and advises and advises board members on governance matters, ensuring requirements are met. statutory and regulatory for the operations of the Board of Directors, while overseeing the day-to-day management of the Institute’s more than 800-acre campus.
“I am honored to join this wonderful group of directors,” says Purcaro. “JFK Academic Medical Center is an industry leader in many areas and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the table to help elevate it even further. The medical center is a beacon within the community and I am proud to lend my support as it continues on its upward trajectory.
Purcaro received his Bachelor of Science in Professional Accounting from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and his Masters of Public Administration from the State University of New Jersey. She resides in Middlesex, NJ.
To learn more about how you can support JFK University Medical Center, please contact Sheri Marino, Executive Director, JFK University Medical Center Foundation, at 732-632-1540, [email protected] or visit jfkmc.org/GiveNow.
ABOUT THE HACKENSACK MERIDIAN JFK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Serving residents of central New Jersey for over 50 years, JFK University Medical Center offers a full range of advanced services at its 498-bed facility in Edison, NJ With over 1,000 affiliated physicians, this academic medical center offers a full range of advanced services including general and specialized surgery, cardiac care, maternity and pediatrics, oncology, imaging, breast center, sleep center, wound care, robotic surgery, emergency medicine, weight loss surgery, radiology , long-term care and assisted living. It is home to the world renowned Institute of Neuroscience which diagnoses and treats disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system. To learn more, visit JFKMC.org.
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH
Hackensack meridian Health is a leading non-profit healthcare organization that is New Jersey’s largest, most comprehensive, and truly integrated healthcare network, delivering a full range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care.
Hackensack meridian Health includes 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean Counties, which include three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; nine community hospitals – Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin; a behavioral health hospital – Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead; and two rehabilitation hospitals – JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in The Brick.
In addition, the network has more than 500 patient care centers statewide, including ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities. , ambulance services, air medical transport, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation. centers, emergency care centers and places where doctors practice. Hackensack meridian Health has over 36,000 team members and 7,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in healthcare philanthropy, dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
Notable accolades for the network include the fact that four of its hospitals are among the best hospitals in New Jersey for 2020-2021, according to US News and World Report. In addition, the healthcare system has more first-rate hospitals than any other system in New Jersey. Children’s Health is once again ranked among the top providers of pediatric health care in the United States and earned the top 50 in the US News’ 2020-21 annual ranking of best children’s hospitals. Other accolades include Magnet®’s consistent recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the nomination Becker Healthcare’s List of “150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare / 2019”.
The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, New Jersey’s first private medical school in over 50 years, welcomed its first cohort of students in 2018 to its On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton. The Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), housed in a completely renovated state-of-the-art facility, seeks to translate current scientific innovations to improve clinical outcomes for patients with cancer, infectious diseases and other disabling conditions.
Additionally, the network has partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to find more cancer cures faster while ensuring patients have access to the highest quality, most personalized cancer care when and how. where they need it.
Hackensack meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, a leading interstate healthcare systems consortium focused on sharing best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.
To learn more, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org.