×At the graduation ceremony are (left-to-right) General Surgery Residents Brett Voigt, D.O.; Ellie Bentley, D.O.; Elizabeth Verrico, D.O. – Chief Resident; Shirley Xing, D.O.; Sameer Syed, D.O.; and Christopher DeSimone, D.O. At the graduation ceremony are (left-to-right) General Surgery Residents Brett Voigt, D.O.; Ellie Bentley, D.O.; Elizabeth Verrico, D.O. – Chief Resident; Shirley Xing, D.O.; Sameer Syed, D.O.; and Christopher DeSimone, D.O. “For decades to come, our graduates will help improve the lives of those they touch by building on what they have learned at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center,” said Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, President and Chief Hospital Executive of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center. “Our graduates can take pride in knowing that they have graduated from a program with valuable hands-on training and experience to prepare them for the next steps in their professional lives.”This year’s class is the seventh graduating class from the Residency and Fellowship Programs at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and American Osteopathic Association. The program’s academic and community partners include Englewood Hospital Medical Center and Medical Staff Attending Physicians Private Practice.The following is a list of this year’s graduates:DERMATOLOGYShannon Wiedersum, D.O. – Chief ResidentCharles Elias, D.O. – Co-Chief ResidentRobert Murgia, D.O.FAMILY MEDICINEJessalyn Wong, D.O. – Chief ResidentDavid DaHill, D.O.Sooraj Poonawala, D.O.Ozcan Uzun, D.O.GASTROENTEROLOGYAaron Reiprich, D.O. – Chief FellowVinay Yalamanchi, D.O.GENERAL SURGERY- Categorical ResidentsElizabeth Verrico, D.O. – Chief ResidentEllie Bentley, D.O.Christopher DeSimone, D.O.Sameer Syed, D.O.Brett Voigt, D.O.Shirley Xing, D.O.GENERAL SURGERY- Preliminary ResidentsElmira Baghdasaryan, M.D.Issachar Devine, D.O.Nithyla John, M.D.Raymond Kennedy, M.D.Matthew Lepera, D.O.Hassan Masoudpoor, M.D.Cynthia Mofunanya, M.D.Samuel Pennella, M.D.Rafik Saleh, M.D.Haitham Siag, M.D.INTERNAL MEDICINEBasel Baghal, D.O. – Chief ResidentJeffery Fein, D.O. – Chief ResidentMichael Shafik, D.O. Chief ResidentSamer Bolis, D.O.Thuan Thien Ho, D.O.Mai Kaga, D.O.Sophia Kwon, D.O.Shauna Najarian, D.O.Even Nevel, D.O.Ahmad Rana, D.O.PODIATRYMaria Elena Almirante, DPM – Chief ResidentFaizan Bader, DPMTRADITIONAL ROTATING INTERNSHIP (TRI)Jeremias Duarte, D.O. – Chief ResidentMinira Aslanova, D.O.Farhan Chowdhury, D.O.Leighann Cornacchio, D.O.Ronald Desrouilleres, D.O.Duc Doan, D.O.Jessica Feuerstein, D.O.Anastasios Fostinos, D.O.Eden Hamayoun, D.O.Pavel Itersky, D.O.Chang Lim, D.O.Rachael Mann, D.O.Jedidiah Nuamah, D.O.Harshana Patel, D.O.Nwanneka Okwundu, D.O.Chris De Los Reyes, D.O. Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center honored the outstanding graduates of its 2018-2019 Residency Program during a special ceremony that was held on the campus of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall in Nutley.The event recognized 53 graduates in several specialty areas, including Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Podiatry and Traditional Rotating Internships. The graduates were recognized by hospital leaders and team members as well as their family members and friends during the ceremony.
The Cardinals may be awaiting a scan on injured safety Adrian Wilson, but they are not wasting any time bringing in some backup for him.On Monday morning the team announced that they had re-signed safety Matt Ware. To make room for him on the roster the team waived injured tackle Brad Thorson.While Ware’s six tackles in 14 games is nothing compared to Wilson’s 88 in 16 games, the Cardinals are in a position where they need depth at safety depending on whether Wilson is forced to miss time. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Top Stories 0 Comments Share With any luck, Wilson’s injury will be short-lived and Ware can be brought in to add depth to a position the Cardinals had short-staffed to begin with. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away