News Children’s Hospital Announces New Leadership Structure he Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJUH (BMSCH) announced a new approach to advancing–namely the creation of a “management dyad.” This organizational model—in which clinical leaders are paired with administrators to jointly oversee service lines or clinical areas—aims to encourage systems thinking and align clinical and operational resources to improve outcomes and efficiency. Heading the BMSCH team are: I Appointments Noted Physician Scientists Join Faculty outstanding physician scientists have been appointed to leadership positions at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Fredric E. Wondisford, MD, has been named professor of medicine and chair, Department of Medicine, and Sally Radovick, MD, has been named professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for clinical and translational research. Both Dr. Wondisford and Dr. Radovick will be Chancellor Scholars, a new designation awarded by the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences to the school’s academically strongest new recruits. Dr. Wondisford previously served as professor of medicine, pediatrics and physiology and as director of the metabolism division at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also served as director of the Fredric E. Wondisford, MD Johns Hopkins Diabetes Institute, leading a multi-disciplinary effort of research scientists and physicians to improve the quality of care for patients. His well-funded research program focuses on pituitary and pancre- T Two Joseph G. Barone, MD ’87, MBA, professor of Joseph G. Barone, MD ’87, MBA surgery, chief, division of urology, and surgeon-in-chief, BMSCH. Dr. Barone is appointed to the newly created role of chief strategy and program officer, BMSCH. I Warren E. Moore, FACHE, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital. Mr. Moore is appointed to the Warren E. Moore, FACHE newly created role of chief administrative officer, BMSCH. In this new dyad structure, both Dr. Barone and Mr. Moore will maintain their existing responsibilities within their respective “home” organizations, but now have responsibility for the clinical excellence, strategic direction and growth of BMSCH. atic hormonal growth and regulation. He is the inventor of the approach to synthesize recombinant human TSH, for which he holds two U.S. patents. Recombinant human TSH (Thyrogen) is FDA-approved for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with thyroid cancer. Dr. Radovick served as the Lawson Wilkins Professor of Pediatrics, director of the division of endocrinology, and vice chair for research in the department of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. An expert in pediatric growth Sally Radovick, MD and development disorders, Dr. Radovick’s well-funded research program focuses on steroids that control sexual maturity and reproduction, neurotransmitters, and growth factors. In addition, she studies the deficiency of hormones produced by the pituitary gland in children with growth failure. Both Dr. Wondisford and Dr. Radovick are members of the American Association of Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. John Emerson Dr. Manuel Jimenez Joins Faculty as an Inaugural Chancellor Scholar chancellor, selected Manuel Jimenez, MD ’06, MSHP, as one of two inaugural Chancellor Scholars at RBHS. Dr. Jimenez joined the faculty last summer in a tenure-track position as assistant professor of pediatrics and assistant professor of family medicine and community health. As a medical student, Dr. Jimenez developed an interest in removing barriers to health care for children with disabilities, and cofounded the Promise Clinic. During his residency at Children’s National Medical Center, in Washington, D.C., he launched a practice-based, communityfocused line of research committed to children with special needs. Subsequently, he was named a Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Public Policy Fellow, and Rutgers Publishes 250th Anniversary Portrait elebrate the legacy of Rutgers and own the first book that captures the rich history of Rutgers University. Rutgers: A 250th Anniversary Portrait, details the school’s transformation from a classic liberal arts college to a leading public research university. Through July 1, Rutgers is offering a special pre-order price of $50 for paperback copies, a savings of $20 off the list price of $70. A special leather edition, individually bound by hand, is also available and may be personalized with embossing on the front cover. For additional order information please visit or send an email to Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, C worked on health and disability issues in the office of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire As a Robert Wood JohnManuel Jimenez, MD son Foundation Clinical ’06, MSHP Scholar, Dr. Jimenez then earned a master of science degree in health policy research at the University of Pennsylvania, while also serving as a member of the community needs–focused PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP). At Rutgers, he will continue to seek a better understanding of the impact of adversity on child development, while promoting optimal developmental outcomes for at-risk children. John Emerson 5