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Newark Pastor elected chair of Saint Michael’s Medical Center board

April 27, 2017

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of the St. James AME Church, was elected chair of the board of directors of Saint Michael’s Medical Center, the hospital announced Thursday.

Slaughter was one of eight appointed the board, reconstituted after the sale of the hospital in May 2016 from Trinity Health to Prime Healthcare Services.

The hospital said the board represent a broad swath ...

Rutgers Helps NJ Tackle Opioid Epidemic

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With opioid drug overdoses becoming a growing national health crisis, Rutgers experts have created a toolkit to help communities across New Jersey combat the deadly problem.

Students, faculty and clinicians at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers recently launched the Opioid Abuse Toolkit: Resources for New Jersey Communities. This free toolkit includes a ...

Community Health Outreach Program Provides Crucial Medical Care

For seniors like Ester Branch, 81, getting to the doctor can be difficult.

Like many people her age, the 81-year old resident of Pavilion House on Prospect Street in East Orange, has difficultly getting around and would rather not leave the comfort of her senior building for her monthly doctor visits.

So Branch enrolled in the Community Health Outreach Program (CHOP) founded by Dr.

Essex County College Job Fair Draws Hundreds for Open Positions at Saint Michael's Medical Center

Newark resident Myrlene Mondelus first experienced Saint Michael's Medical Center as a breast cancer patient in December 2016.

Her experience inspired her to want to become a hospital employee.

“From the moment I walked through the door to the moment I left, everyone was kind and open minded,” said Mondelus, who is hoping to get into nursing when she completes her ...

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