Thank You to Our Sponsors!

The NJHA Awards, presented July 15 at Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, recognize the extraordinary efforts of NJHA members to care for their patients, residents, staff and communities in this challenging year. The 14 award winners below were celebrated by their colleagues. Read the press release for additional information.

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Award Winners

Kevin J. Slavin, president and CEO of St. Joseph’s
Distinguished Service Award

Kevin J. Slavin, president and CEO of St. Joseph’s

Frank Vozos, MD, RWJBarnabas Health
Lifetime Achievement, Leadership

Frank Vozos, MD, RWJBarnabas Health

R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, Cooper University Health Care
Lifetime Achievement, Clinical Excellence

R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, Cooper University Health Care

Alan Lieber, president, Overlook Medical Center, and vice president, Atlantic Health System
Chair’s Award

Alan Lieber, president, Overlook Medical Center, and vice president, Atlantic Health System

Joseph Lemaire, president, Health Ventures, Hackensack Meridian Health
Chair’s Award

Joseph Lemaire, president, Health Ventures, Hackensack Meridian Health

Fred Hipp Jr., Virtua Health (presented posthumously), accepted by his son Jason Hipp
Advocacy Action Award

Fred Hipp Jr., Virtua Health (presented posthumously), accepted by his son Jason Hipp

St. Joseph’s Health Laboratory
Clinical Excellence Award

St. Joseph’s Health Laboratory

AtlantiCare
Connect Award for Outstanding Communications

AtlantiCare

Thomas Flynn, senior vice president, legal affairs, Hackensack Meridian Health
Counselor of the Year Award

Thomas Flynn, senior vice president, legal affairs, Hackensack Meridian Health

Atiya Jaha-Rashidi, chief equity officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health
Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award

Atiya Jaha-Rashidi, chief equity officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health

Maggie Pogorelec, DNP, RN, director of care coordination and women’s and children’s services, Valley Health System
Emerging Leader Award

Maggie Pogorelec, DNP, RN, director of care coordination and women’s and children’s services, Valley Health System

Virtua Health
Excellence in Patient Experience Award

Virtua Health

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset
Healthy New Jersey Award

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

Pamela Garofolo, corporate manager, Tapestries Memory Care, United Methodist Communities
Innovation in Elder Services Award

Pamela Garofolo, corporate manager, Tapestries Memory Care, United Methodist Communities