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  • (4/17/2017) University Hospital Celebrates Designation as First Baby-Friendly
    Hospital in the City of Newark and Essex County New Jersey

    State officials gather to celebrate important step toward improving the health of newborns . more info

  • (4/17/2017) Cancer Program at University Hospital Receives 3-Year Accreditation from American College of Surgeons

    Oncology Program Meets 34 Quality Care Standards. more info

  • (3/7/2017) Newark’s University Hospital Emergency Medical Services Division Launches Life-Saving EKG Technology

    First Hospital in State to Administer Life Saving Electrocardiograms before Patients Arrive at the Hospital. more info

  • (3/6/2017) BreastFeeding on Rise in New Jersey, Advocates Seek Larger Gains

    Some clinicians are asking for greater state oversight for lactation experts, which should encourage more women to adopt practice. more info


    Lynda Arnold, University Hospital Director of Family Health Services, Will Serve as Chair for April 30 Walk. more info

  • (1/19/2017) Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Appoints
    Steven Kirshblum, M.D., as Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Renowned physiatrist holds key roles at Kessler Institute for rehabilitation, Kessler foundation and University Hospital. more info

  • (1/19/2017) Newark Hospital awarded first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Essex County

    New designation to result in improved outcomes for new mothers, babies born at University Hospital. more info

  • (1/19/2017) University Hospital and Whole Foods Market Newark to host Free Workshop
    New designation to result in improved outcomes for new mothers, babies born at University Hospital more info

  • (1/11/2017)Newark Hospital awarded first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Essex County
    "Let's Talk Food, Newark!" to highlight the four pillars to healthy eating. more info

  • (1/10/2017) West Caldwell Resident, hospital executive earns top healthcare management credential
    Nancy O'Keefe Hamstra, FACHE, MPA, Chief Operating Officer at Newark's University Hospital recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders. more info

  • University Hospitral recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ and Tissue Donation.
    Mother of Zoe Jackson, Deceased Child Who Donated Organs to Three Children, Honored at Ceremony. more info

  • (11/18/2016) University Hospital and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences in Newark Collaborate to Form a Smoke, Tobacco and Vapor-Free Campus.
    The use of all smoke, tobacco and vapor-related products are prohibited effective on the date of the Great American Smokeout. more info

  • (9/20/2016) University Hospital Experts Helps the Public to Understand Zika.
    Town Hall Meeting Held to Educate the Community on Pregnancy and Zika Virus more info