Faculty and Staff

Thomas Hegyi, MD

Co-Medical Director, SIDS Center of New Jersey; Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program; Vice Chair and Professor of Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
hegyith@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Harold Perl, MD

Co-Medical Director, SIDS Center of New Jersey; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; New Jersey Medical School Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.
harold.perl@hackensackmeridian.org

Barbara M. Ostfeld, PhD

Program Director, SIDS Center of New Jersey; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.
ostfelba@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Alissa Sandler, MSW, LCSW

Section Chief, SIDS Center of New Jersey; Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, Rutgers-RWJMS; Clinical Social Work Supervisor, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.
alissa.sandler@hackensackmeridian.org

Lisa Capizzi, MSW, LCSW

Senior, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SIDS Center of New Jersey, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.Adjunct Instructor, Rutgers RWJMS.
lisa.capizzi@hackensackmeridian.org

Jacqueline T. Nemeth, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SIDS Center of New Jersey, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. Adjunct Instructor, Rutgers, RWJMS.
jacqueline.nemeth@hackensackmeridian.org

Diana Vasquez, MSW, LSW

Licensed Social Worker, (Bi-lingual, English and Spanish), SIDS Center of New Jersey, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. Adjunct Instructor, Rutgers RWJMS.
diana.vasquez@hackensackmeridian.org

Krystyna Toczylowski RN, MSN, BCLC

Clinical Nurse Speccialist, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.

Rev. Ann B. Shamy, M.Div

Clergy, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ.

Norma Lewis

Program Assistant, SIDS Center of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.
lewisnj@rwjms.rutgers.edu