In Good Health
Events at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Foundation
FOURTH ANNUAL PRESIDENT’S UPDATE
On November 7, Saint Barnabas Medical Center Trustee Kathy Zizza hosted the Fourth Annual President’s Update at Calabria Restaurant, Livingston. Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer and Christopher Freer, D.O., Chairman, Emergency Department, updated guests on the Medical Center’s continued transformation, highlighting both the latest clinical advancements and campus-wide growth. Pictured are Kathy Zizza, Trustee, Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, and MaryAnn Zizza.
44TH ANNUAL SAINT BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER GOLF
More than 220 golfers took part in The 44th Annual Saint Barnabas Golf Open at Canoe Brook Country Club on September 4. The event raised $600,000 to support outstanding patient care at the Medical Center. Pictured from left are Lew Gelman, Event Co-chair; Michael Rekoon, Event Co-chair; Donald Poe; and Steve Samansky, Event Co-chair.
5TH ANNUAL FASHION FOR THE PINK CRUSADE
Fashion met philanthropy on October 17 as guests gathered for the 5th Annual Fashion for the Pink Crusade. Presented by Bloomingdale’s, The Mall at Short Hills, the event raised funds in support of breast health services at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center. Pictured are fashion show committee members: Marlie Massena, New Jersey Trade Area Marketing and Special Events manager for Bloomingdale’s; Lisa Marie Latino; Josine Spina Murano; Amy Ruffini; Kerry Gilder; Rosemary Scoppetuolo, Event Chair; Denise Osborn; Elise Liss; and Deborah Belfatto.
DEDICATION OF THE SURGERY CENTER WAITING ROOM
Pictured: Mehrdad Rafizadeh, M.D., Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, (center), with members of the anesthesiology staff; Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer (front row, right); Gregory Rokosz, D.O., J.D., Senior Vice President Medical and Academic Affairs and Chief Medical Officer (front left); and John Russo, M.D., First Vice President, Medical Staff (front row, second from left).
18TH ANNUAL MIRACLE WALK
On October 7, friends and families walked in support of Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s smallest patients at the 18th Annual Miracle Walk. The event, which draws more than 3,000 participants each year, raises funds in support of Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s world-class Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pictured with this year’s top fundraising teams are Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Barnabas Medical Center; Hayley Hirschmann, Miracle Walk Founder and Kathy Zizza, Saint Barnabas Medical Center Trustee, center, cutting the ceremonial banner.
32ND VALOR AWARDS
On October 27, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center honored 16 New Jersey firefighters with a prestigious Valor Award. The ceremony, now in its 32nd year, celebrates the extraordinary bravery of firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians throughout the state. Pictured are this year’s honorees from Jersey City Fire Department, Newark Fire Department and Roselle Fire Department with Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (far left) and Michael Marano, M.D., Medical Director, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (far right).