BUILDING UP, MOVING AHEAD
The University is having a growth spurt. At the tender age of 30, its adding almost one million square feet to its educational, clinical and research space over a period of five years. On its campuses throughout New Jersey, nearly $500 million of face-changing construction will support growth of programs on many fronts. Watch as hammers and nails do their magic at the following sites:
New construction will add a three-story, 57,000 square foot wing to the schools Specialty Care Center, consolidating primary care and specialty care under one roof and making room for a cancer program.
Renovations to the UMDNJ Science Center will provide additional research space, and improvements to the Primary Care Center will allow the School of Health Related Professions, School of Nursing, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Public Health to consolidate and expand their programs at this site.
A new 120,000 square-foot building will go up next to the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM). It will house laboratories for basic science research and offices and classrooms for the School of Public Health.
Construction of Research Annex II will provide 20,000 square feet for 16 laboratories.
Major renovations will improve the existing Research Tower and Kessler Teaching Laboratories.
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey will undergo a major expansion.
A new Child Health Institute of New Jersey, dedicated to research, will be built next to the new Childrens Hospital.
Research space will be renovated in the Medical Education Building.
University Behavioral HealthCare and the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Department of Psychiatry have moved to a new building.
Major renovations will improve the University Hospital Emergency Department. Space within the Doctors Office Center will be reconstructed for the Neurological Institute of New Jersey and for the expansion of the NJMS Department of Ophthalmology.
The George F. Smith Library building will be renovated and a new conference center is being planned.
The dental school will be expanded and upgraded.
The Medical Science Building, home to NJMS, will get educational space upgrades and expansion.
A new facility, connected to the existing New Jersey Cancer Center, will be constucted to house cancer reasearch and treatment programs. The Administration Complex/Stanley S. Bergen Jr. Building will be upgraded.
The magazine of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey