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Robert Wood Johnson
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MEDICINE 13
Sandra Hill
,
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
Executive Director
, Brings
Patience
and
Kindness
T O T H E J O B
It
was the sort of oppressive sum-
mer day when the heat casts
shimmery waves on the sidewalk. When
people are sick and this hot, tempers can
flare. Inside Robert Wood Johnson
Medical School's Eric B. Chandler Health
Center, however, all remained cool and
calm. It was busy, but not in the chaotic
way overextended clinics in underserved
neighborhoods can be.
There's a very deliberate sense of order
as staffers speak to patients in Spanish and
English and greet all who enter, steering
everyone to the correct section. Last year,
14,675 people received care in this nonde-
script brick building in New Brunswick.
BY
JACQUELINE CUTLER
PORTRAITS BY JOHN EMERSON