NJBIZ editors spoke with insiders in the medical, insurance, pharmaceutical, biotech and policy field to develop a list of the 50 most powerful people in health care in New Jersey. Among the list are George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of the Board at Cooper, John P. Sheridan Jr., President and CEO, and Jeffrey Brenner, M.D., Family Medicine physician at Cooper.
The Philadelphia Inquirer recently published an article about Governor Christie’s decision to give hospitals $867.9 million in aid, up $11.3 million, during the fiscal year that starts July 1. This would be accomplished by doubling a tax on hospital revenue in order to secure matching federal money.
The Executive Women of New Jersey ("EWNJ") will honor 37 women of professional distinction in New Jersey at its “Salute to the Policy Makers” 2010 Awards Dinner on May 13. Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, will be one of the honorees. The awards dinner pays tribute to these women for their professional achievements and contributions to their organizations.
(Camden, New Jersey) The Cooper Cancer Institute welcomes Priya Singh, M.D., as an attending physician in the division of hematology/medical oncology. She joins Cooper after completing her fellowship in medical oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Singh received her medical degree from New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J., and completed her internship and residency at University Hospital, in Newark. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. Dr. Singh has participated in several cancer research projects and has been published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Journal of Urology and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.