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Congratulations to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Stratford received a certificate of merit for having 40.01% of their medical students enrolled as members in ACP. This award was given to all schools whose Medical Student Membership met or exceeded 40% of the total student body for the entire membership year, which began July 1, 2005 and ended June 30, 2006. Congratulations to this school for their high level of involvement with the ACP!

Congratulations to our 2006 abstract competition winners!!

Dr. Madonna Azar, Cooper University Hospital
Winner of the Oral Presentation
“Inpatient Glycemic Control: What’s Happening in the Real World?”

Dr. Zaheer Husain, Saint Peter's University Hospital
Winner of the Poster Presentation
“Role of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy in Geriatric Population: a Comparative Study”

Medical Student Gregory Tiesi, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Honorable Mention
"COPD Exacerbation: Do we need Guidance to Follow the Guidelines?"

Trinitas Hospital
Winner of the Challenge Bowl Competition
Participants of the finals were UMDNJ-RWJMS New Brunswick, Monmouth Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center and Trinitas Hospital

Congratulations to University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Starford.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Starford received a certificate of merit for having 45% of their medical students enrolled as members in ACP. This award was given to all schools whose Medical Student Membership met or exceeded 40% of the total student body for the entire membership year, which began July 1, 2004 and ended June 30, 2005. Congratulations to this school for their high level of involvement with the ACP!


Congratulations for election to serve on National subcommittees! Their term begins in 2005:
Jeanne Ann Grisso, FACP, Clinical Skills Subcommittee
Sara L. Wallach, FACP, Credentials Subcommittee


Congratulations Mary T. Herald, MACP, the ACP Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates and Section Council

Research Paper Winner

Congratulations Hari Gnanasekeram, MD, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ.

Dr. Gnanasekeram is a winner of the Associates Abstract Competition at the 2004 Annual Session held in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 22-25, 2004. He presented Noninvasive Diagnosis of Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression in Experimental Atherosclerotic Plaques and its Downregulation by Dietary Modification.

Page updated: 4/6/2007

Contact Information

New Jersey Northern Chapter Governor:
Ranita Sharma, MD, FACP

New Jersey Southern Chapter Governor:
Steven R. Peskin, MD, FACP

Chapter Staff:

Executive Director
Stacey Knowles
Ph: 732-261-2901
E-mail address

New Jersey Chapter's mailing address:
91 Nathan Blvd
Parlin, NJ 08859