Elnahal, the state’s new health commissioner: In his own words

Dr. Shereef Elnahal was confirmed as the new state Department of Health commissioner Monday in a unanimous vote by the full state Senate. Elnahal will be the youngest commissioner ever at the DOH, at age 32....

Elnahal on the opioid crisis

Dr. Shereef Elnahal was confirmed as the new state Department of Health commissioner Monday in a unanimous vote by the full state Senate. Elnahal will be the youngest commissioner ever at the DOH, at age 32....

J&J makes $1M pledge to State Theatre N.J.

Signed, sealed, delivered, it’s yours. Johnson & Johnson continued its longstanding support of the State Theatre New Jersey by pledging a $1 million donation over a five-year period to the New Brunswick-based nonprofit last Friday...

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine accepting applications for its first-ever class

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University announced it is accepting applications for its inaugural class. The first-ever class, which will be comprised of 55 students, will begin in July 9 at...

Ogilvy CommonHealth North America names new CEO

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, a Parsippany-based health care communications company, has named a new CEO for its North American operations, it announced Thursday. Andrew Schirmer came to the company from McGann Global Health, where he served...

CHA acquires E. Hanover building for $5M

Transwestern announced Thursday it has represented Community Healthcare Associates in the $5 million acquisition of an 80,807-square-foot office building in East Hanover. Leslie Meril, vice president at Transwestern, represented CHA, a Bloomfield-based company that specializes...

Rutgers VR spinoff moves to NJEDA incubator

Virtual reality is mostly known as a platform for gamers — allowing its users to escape from the real world by commanding the Enterprise, rescuing their child from a post-apocalyptic wasteland or being transported...

Merck names Zachary its new general counsel

Merck has named a new general counsel to handle global legal and other affairs, it announced this week. Jennifer Zachary, a partner at Covington & Burling, will succeed Michael J. Holston, effective April 16, the...

Cantel paying $25M for Belgian health IT firm

Little Falls-based Cantel Medical Corp. has reached a nearly $25 million deal to acquire a Belgian health care software solutions firm, it announced Wednesday. Cantel, which delivers infection prevention and control products, said the purchase...

Johnson & Johnson’s CFO to retire

New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that Dominic J. Caruso, executive vice president, chief financial officer, has decided to retire in September. Caruso, who was named CFO in 2007, had spent 19 years with the...

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