Press Release

For Immediate Release
Sep 10, 2013
Contact : Maureen Gillespie, Public Relations Manager  
(732) 776-4166
mgillespie@meridianhealth.com

Jersey Shore University Medical Center physicians honored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School  

 

Neptune, NJ - Jersey Shore University Medical Center physicians Glenn S. Parker, M.D., FACS, interim chief of Surgery; Stacy Doumas, M.D., Psychiatry; and Meghan Rattigan, D.O., Obstetrics and Gynecology, recently received volunteer faculty awards from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Rutgers RWJMS).

The awards recognize contributions from volunteer faculty members in each clinical department at Rutgers RWJMS for exemplary teaching, community service, research, or patient care.

“We are delighted that Dr. Parker, Dr. Doumas and Dr. Rattigan have been honored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for their contributions to advancing medical knowledge, education and research. The awards are a testament to their commitment to providing the best health care experience for patients, and to educating and inspiring tomorrow’s physicians,” comments David S. Kountz, M.D. vice president of Academic Affairs at Jersey Shore.

Jersey Shore, part of Meridian Health, is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, both as a leading medical research facility and as an academic university-level teaching center. Meridian’s system-wide research program provides patients access to the newest treatments, with a focus on cancer care and cardiovascular disease. Additionally, Jersey Shore is committed to training the next generation of physicians, with residency and fellowship training programs in many clinical areas. As a University level affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, many Jersey Shore physicians serve as professors and train medical students.


About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, nerve surgery and women’s specialty services. Through the hospital’s clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. For more information about Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.JerseyShoreUniversityMedicalCenter.com.