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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

NJBIZ Names 2015 Healthcare Heroess

Somerset, NJ, June 23, 2015 NJBIZ has named the 2015 Healthcare Heroes awards, which honor the best individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey.  Today, the s were named during a breakfast ceremony held in Somerset.

The Healthcare Heroes honorees were:

  • Education Hero (Individual) — Aly Cohen, Integrative Rheumatology Associates PC/The Smart Human LLC
  • Education Hero (Organization) — Organization: Liberty Science Center, top executive: Paul Hoffman
  • Healthcare Professional of the Year — Jeffrey D.  LeBenger, MD, FACS Summit Medical Group, Summit Health Management, Summit Medical Group Foundation
  • Innovation Hero (Individual) — Donald Sebastian, New Jersey Innovation Institute
  • Innovation Hero (Organization) — Organization: Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, top executive: Peter Wilderotter
  • Hospital of the Year — Organization: Hackensack University Medical Center, top executive: Robert C. Garrett
  • Nurse of the Year — Maria Roesler, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center
  • Physician of the Year — Dr. Patrick Anderson, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Women’s Health & Wellness Hero — Annette Cozzarelli-Franklin, Clara Maass Medical Center
  • Workplace Wellness Hero — Company: Viking Yacht Company, Health Services, top executive: Patrick Healey
  • Volunteer of the Year — Koreana Iman-Sample and Regina Reid, AmeriHealth New Jersey

For the complete NJBIZ story, including the finalists in each category, click here.