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Newton Medical Center's Medical Chief Graduates Carnegie Mellon Program

June 11, 2014 at 8:21 PM

NEWTON, NJ- Paul J. Owens, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Newton Medical Center, recently graduated from the Master of Medical Management program at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, in Pennsylvania.

The Master of Medical Management program offers management and leadership training to physician executives who lead today’s health care organizations and who will shape the future of tomorrow’s health care industry in a rapidly changing environment. This year’s graduates join more than 400 alumni of the program worldwide.

As chief medical officer for the hospital, a role he has held since January 2012, Owens supports the day-to-day functions of the medical staff and is the liaison between physicians and the executive office. 

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Prior to becoming Chief Medical Officer, Owens was a partner in Cardiology Associates of Sussex County for 18 years and was the first director of the catheterization lab in the Charles L. Tice Heart Center at the hospital. He served as president of the medical staff for two years, and was an integral part in physician alignment following the hospital’s merger with Atlantic Health System.

Dr. Owens received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Cum Laude from the College of the Holy Cross and his M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology.  Owens completed his cardiovascular fellowship from Baystate Medical Center, the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a fellow of both the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.

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