The State of New Jersey Awards New Development Grant to Stevens Healthcare Educational Partnership

Grant will provide continued education and training to urban medical centers and hospitals

7/11/2011

Hoboken, NJ – The State of New Jersey recently announced that a significant new grant was awarded to the Stevens Healthcare Educational Partnership (SHEP) for innovative management and development at Hoboken University Medical Center and Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center. The resources will assist both urban healthcare providers in an array of high demand patient areas and staff development initiatives.
 
This represents the fifth consecutive successful grant application for SHEP in four years. In total, the State of New Jersey has provided more than $1.8 million dollars in this effort to Stevens which has provided training to New Jersey hospitals representing a commercial value of more than $7 million dollars.
 
Dr. Angelo Caprio, vice president of Hoboken University Medical Center (HUMC) states: "This latest state grant awarded to the Stevens Healthcare Educational Partnership will be a tremendous resource as we continue to build our Neighborhood Partnership in community healthcare. As a Hoboken native and Navy-trained physician, the triad of well-managed government resources, Stevens’ innovation and HUMC's charter, I firmly believe this is an outstanding action-oriented initiative."
 
"With 16 Stevens students working across the state this summer at a number of SHEP partner Medical and Healthcare organizations, coupled with this new grant, the Stevens charter of innovation and community action continues to be put into practice," Dr. Don Lombardi, Industry Professor and Director of SHEP says. "We are indeed grateful to the state, and the good work by our staff and faculty again attests to the strong and critical presence Stevens has in New Jersey's largest industry group."
 
 
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Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.
 
Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,350 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/news.