Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey Hosts its 18th Annual Partners in Progress Awards Dinner

Honoring Individuals and Institutions Dedicated to the City of Newark

( L to R):  Mark E. Manigan, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health; Atiya Jaha-Rashidi, MHA, RN, Chief Equity Officer and Vice President of Community Relations, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center & Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (NBIMC); Lawrence Boresen, Vice President & General Manager, Turner Construction (Corporate Awardee); Judith Thompson-Morris, Deputy Director, New Jersey Local Initiatives Support Corporation- Greater Newark (Community Awardee); Darrell K. Terry, Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, FHELA, President & CEO, NBIMC; Marilyn Harris, Vice President Ambulatory Services and Marc Cohen, MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine, NBIMC (Medical Program Awardees); and Francis J. Giantomasi, Esq, Chair, NBIMC Board of Trustees

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, hosted its 18th Annual Celebrating Newark: Partners in Progress awards dinner at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on September 21. The annual dinner and awards ceremony honors individuals and institutions who have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to a healthier Newark.   Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit comprehensive geriatric care at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.