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Faculty

Maria F. Ciminelli, MD, FAAFP
Assistant Professor
Director, Rutgers RWJ FM Residency @ CentraState
Chair, CentraState Medical Center Credentials Committee
Vice President, NJ Academy of Family Physicians

Office: 1001 West Main Street, Suite B
Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732-294-4009
Fax: 732-294-9328
Email: mciminelli@centrastate.com
Email: ciminemf@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Dr. Ciminelli’s special interests include curriculum development, Evidence-Based Medicine, Adolescents, Pediatrics, Chronic Disease Management and Practice Management.

Education

  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, MD, 1996
  • Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, 1992

Residency/Fellowships

  • AFMRD - National Institute for Program Director Development, 2007
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/St. Peter’s Family Medicine Residency, 1996-1999

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine 1999, Recertified 2006, 2016

Awards, Honors, Community Service

  • New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Family Physician of the Year, 2016
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 2011-present
  • RWJMS-CentraState Family Medicine Residency Faculty of the Year, 2011
  • New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, House of Delegates, 2009-present
  • Second Runner-up, Outstanding Seminar, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008
  • RWJMS-CentraState Family Medicine Residency Faculty Award of Excellence, 2007
  • Chief Resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency 1998-1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Children and Family Health Institute Advisory Board, VNA Health Group, 2017-present

Selected Publications

  • Mellor, L., Ciminelli, M. and Alday, G. "Invisible Disabilities", American Family Physician, 2017 Apr 1, 95 (7):451.
  • Raymond, J.J., Shenker, B.S., Clabby, J., Thaker, N., Ciminelli, M., Faistl, K.W. Coaching the Interdisciplinary Team: Keeping a Score of the Team’s Record. Family Medicine 2010;42(suppl 4).
  • Stern, J., Shenker, B.S., Ciminelli, M., Bhattacharyya, A. The Affect of Lowering the Cutoff for Normal Prostate Specific Antigen on Referral Rate to Urology. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly October 2009.
  • Schwenzer, L., Ciminelli, M., Raymond, J.J., Donahue, E, and Shenker, B.S. Telephone Messages: Training to Get the Accuracy You Need (abstract). Family Medicine 2008; 41 (suppl 2).
  • Tallia, A.F., Cardone, D.A., Howarth, D.F., Ibsen, K. H. (Eds) Swanson’s Family Practice Review.  5th ed.  Philadelphia, PA. Elsevier; 2004: Chapters 22, 39, 97, 107, 113.
  • Heaton C.J., Ciminelli, M., Update on the Cochrane Collaboration, Perspectives (a journal published by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians) Vol 3 (1) 2003 Spring
  • Heaton, C.J., Ciminelli, M., Update on the Cochrane Collaboration, Perspectives (a journal published by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians) Vol 3 (3) 2003 Winter
  • Heaton, C.J., Ciminelli, M., Update on the Cochrane Collaboration, Perspectives (a journal published by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians) Vol 2 (3) 2002 Fall