ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
University Hospital, located in Newark, is a leading academic medical center and the state’s only public hospital. The Level I trauma center for Northern New Jersey, it is the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. University Hospital has played a leading role during the COVID19 pandemic, serving not only the Newark community and surrounding towns, but the entire northern region of the state, coordinating hospital capacity, field hospital operations, and conducting leading-edge clinical trials.
The hospital is also a regional resource for advanced services across many medical specialties, with exceptional programs that serve the Greater Newark community and all of New Jersey. At the Ambulatory Care Center, University Hospital provides 18 major clinical service lines, with more than 75 specialty clinics, in addition to telehealth visits. A statewide leader in population and community health programs, University Hospital’s regional perinatal center handles the most complicated pregnancies and medically fragile newborns. In addition, the hospital has partnered with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to provide exceptional oncology services.
The hospital also provides EMS Services for the Greater Newark area, and the medical crew for JEMSTAR, the New Jersey Emergency Medical Services Helicopter Response Program. Other Centers of Excellence at the hospital include the Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, and Otolaryngology.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Shereef M. Elnahal, MD, MBA
President and CEO
Robert C. Iannaccone, MBA, JD
Executive Vice President
Eve Borzon, RN, MA, MPA, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Gerard Garcia, MBA
Chief Human Resources Officer
William Holubek, MD, MPH, FACMT, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer
Tomas Gregorio, MBA
Chief Innovation and Technology Officer
Gary Huck Interim
Chief Financial Officer
Carl A. Kirton, RN, ANP, DNP, MBA
Chief Nursing Officer
Mary K. E. Maples, Esq.
Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
Chris T. Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM
Chief Strategic Integration and Health Equity Officer
UH In The News
Elnahal, University Hospital unveil new vision for Newark — and new logo
CEO: It is time for us to focus even more intensely on recommitting hospital to goals of Newark Accords
Tom Bergeron - October 13, 2020
ABOUT THE foundation
As the charitable organization established to support University Hospital, we foster a strong culture of philanthropy so that we can help advance University Hospital's important mission. We build relationships and raise funds to improve healthcare, education, and wellness. The Board of Directors for University Hospital has appointed five members from the community to serve a Trustees on behalf of the Foundation.
board of trustees
Michael Curi, MD, MBA
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
Cecilia I. Lassiter, Esq.
Member of the Firm
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Calvin R. Ledford, Jr.
President of the PSEG Foundation
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility
Senior Vice President, Government Relations
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center
Joseph L. Muscarelle
Chairman of Jos. L. Muscarelle, Inc.