TRENTON, NJ – A prominent physician at St. Joseph’s Health has been appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to serve on the Personalized Handgun Authorization Commission. Murphy announced that Jennifer Chuang, currently the Section Chief for Adolescent Medicine at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, will serve on the body responsible for establishing performance standards for personalized handguns and for approving and maintaining a roster of personalized handguns authorized for sale to the public.

Dr. Chuang is also Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program for the hospital as well as an attending physician for the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Internal Medicine. While not assisting patients inside the hospital, Chuang serves as the Camp Physician and Medical Committee Chair at Camp No Worries, a summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings and as Medical Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic. 

Prior to her work in Paterson, Chuang, who holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MD from the Temple University School of Medicine, as well as a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, previously worked as an attending physician at the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.