UMDNJ Making News
3/05 thru 8.05
From New York magazine and Redbook to WABC and WNBC networks, our experts are always making news. Below is a sample of magazines, newspapers and television programs that have featured our faculty and staff.
Featured: William Reichman, MD,
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
A documentary on Alzheimer’s disease narrated by Reichman, professor of psychiatry and neurology, and senior associate dean for clinical affairs, was honored with the 2005 Bronze Telly Award. “Reflections of Memories Lost: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease” debuted in March on ABC's Family Channel.
New York Magazine
Featured: UMDNJ physicians
More than 50 UMDNJ physicians landed in the top two percent of Castle Connolly’s list of top doctors in the New York area, as presented in New York magazine.
MODERN PHYSICIAN MAGAZINE,
HOME NEWS TRIBUNE
“Modern Physician ranks 50 most powerful physician executives”
Featured: Clifton Lacy, MD, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
The associate professor of medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and president and CEO of the hospital was one of two New Jersey physicians to make the list compiled for the first time by Modern Physician magazine, highlighting the nation’s most influential physician
Featured: William Gluckman, DO, New Jersey Medical School, The University Hospital
The chief of the division of emergency medicine and assistant professor of surgery was interviewed about how to reduce the adverse health effects of extremely hot weather.
NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION NEWS
“Men in White”
Featured: George Jenkins, DMD, New Jersey Dental School (NJDS) and an NJDS alumnus; Rameck Hunt, MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) and a New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) alumnus; and Sampson Davis, MD, an NJMS alumnus now at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
The “three doctors” received the Scroll of Merit from the National Medical Association for their exemplary work in medicine and community service at the Opening & Awards Ceremony of the Annual National Convention and Scientific Assembly in July.
FOX 5 NEWS
Featured: Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom, MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The associate professor of pediatrics,
neuroscience and cell biology was
interviewed for a story about chelation therapy for autism.
Featured: Maria Soto-Greene, MD, New Jersey Medical School
Soto-Greene is praised for her work for the past 14 years as a member of the faculty and as director of the school’s Hispanic Center of Excellence. She is an NJMS alum.
“Weird kid behaviors explained”
Featured: Howard Paul, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The professor of psychiatry explains that when children exhibit odd behaviors such as eating only certain foods or twirling their hair, parents should ignore them instead of yelling. He says that using rewards will encourage the child
WALL STREET JOURNAL
“Brain stent is cleared to treat strokes”
Featured: Adnan Qureshi, MD, New Jersey Medical School, The University Hospital
Qureshi was interviewed regarding the new FDA approval of a stroke treatment that uses stents to open clogged arteries in the brain. The director of the cerebrovascular program explained that this is good news for stroke
victims with clogged arteries who do not respond to medication.
WB 11 NEWS
Featured: Marvin Schwalb, PhD,
New Jersey Medical School
The director of the NJMS Center for Human and Molecular Medicine was interviewed about a study in which researchers report that as a result of DNA discrepancies in paternity tests, approximately one in 25 fathers nationwide could unknowingly be raising another man’s child.
NEW JERSEY MONTHLY
Featured: UMDNJ physicians in multiple specialties
More than 50 UMDNJ physicians were
recognized as “top docs” in New Jersey. David August, MD, associate professor of surgery and chief of the division of surgical oncology at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, was on the cover.
“SJ’s Top Docs”
physicians in multiple
After ballots were mailed to southern New Jersey physicians asking whom they would refer a family member to, the results were compiled and more than 20 UMDNJ physicians made the magazine’s list.
NEW JERSEY NETWORK TV
Featured: Hanan Tanous, MD, New Jersey Medical School
Tanous and the nursing staff of the Children’s Health Center at The University Hospital were featured in an in-depth segment about the effects of lead poisoning on children.
“Drill helps prepare for disaster”
Featured: Darlene Cox, MS, RN, and various hospital staff
The president and chief executive officer of The University Hospital explained the
importance of running practice drills to prepare for a disaster. The University Hospital would accept the majority of patients in the event of a major Newark area incident.
“A neglected disease till patient’s girl took charge”
Featured: Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The psoriasis expert was featured in a front page story about her relentless quest for
better treatments. The director of the Clinical Research Center was instrumental in getting Remicade, a drug typically used to treat Crohn’s disease, approved for use in treating the skin disorder.
TRENTON TIMES, HERALD NEWS
“Gang expert: kids need structure”
Featured: Robert Johnson, MD, New Jersey Medical School (NJMS)
The interim dean of NJMS was quoted on the growing problem of criminal street gangs in New Jersey. Johnson, an adolescent medicine specialist, stressed the need for both the
community and families to play equally important roles in reducing gang violence.
NEW JERSEY MONTHLY
“Looking out for our children”
Featured: Robert Johnson, MD, New Jersey Medical School
Featured in a moderated discussion by talk show host and columnist Steve Adubato, Johnson explains that children need protective families and communities in order to thrive. Many urban communities are not “child-friendly” and spend less money than other communities on healthcare and
education for children