INVITATION TO COVER
Contact: Susan Preston
At University Day on September 16
UMDNJ President To Discuss State of the University
Dr. Stuart D. Cook, president of the University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), will present his annual State
of the University report during ceremonies on September 16 at
1:30 p.m. on the Newark campus.
Dr. John Petillo, president of the Newark Alliance and chairman
of the University's Board of Trustees, will preside over the annual
New Jersey Senator Ronald Rice will receive the University's
Medal for Distinguished Leadership for his long-standing commitment
A Presidential Citation for Corporate Leadership will be presented
to Eli Lilly and Company in recognition of its funding of the
"Partners for Excellence in Psychiatry" program at UMDNJ-University
Behavioral HealthCare which trains mental health professionals
new psychosocial and diagnostic treatment approaches to help patients
with mental illness gain control of their lives.
In addition, 11 faculty members will be inducted into the University's
Master Educators Guild, an organization created four years ago
by Dr. Cook to recognize teaching excellence; and three departments--two
at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and one at UMDNJ-Robert Wood
Johnson Medical School--will receive awards for academic or research
excellence over the past year.
WHAT: UMDNJ's 19th annual University Day
WHEN: Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Medical Science Building,
Room B-552, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark