PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
November 7, 2012

Mary E. O'Dowd, M.P.H.
Commissioner

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Office of Communications
(609) 984-7160

Department of Health Commissioner O’Dowd and U.S. Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Dr. Nicole Lurie to Visit Jersey Shore University Medical Center for Roundtable Briefing on Hurricane Sandy Response

DOH Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Dr. Nichole Lurie will take part in a roundtable discussion with John K. Lloyd, President of Meridian Health and leadership from Jersey Shore University Medical Center to discuss the hospital's response to Hurricane Sandy.

The roundtable will discuss how Jersey Shore University Medical Center implemented its emergency response initiatives and the hospital's experiences since the storm.

When: Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Who:

  • Mary E. O'Dowd, Commissioner New Jersey Department of Health
  • Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H - HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • John K. Lloyd, FACHE, President of Meridian Health
  • Robert L. Sweeney, D.O., Chair of the Emergency Department, Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Where:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753



*** Press*** For more details or to RSVP, press should contact Robert Cavanaugh, Public Affairs Manager, Meridian Health at 732-406-4454 or rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com.