ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL THE MILESTONES 1986: STEVE HOCKSTEIN A New Name — Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: Stanley Bergen Jr., MD, p r e s i d e n t , UMDNJ, announced that Rutgers M edica l S chool would be renamed in honor of Robert Wo o d J o h n s o n , the New Jersey 1988: two parent institutions, Rutgers University and UMDNJ. The NIH established the Center for Environmental Exposures and Disease at EOHSI as the first center of excellence in Dedication of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI): Construction of EOHSI, on the Piscataway campus, was completed two years after it received initial backi n g b y T h o m a s H . Kean, then governor, and the New Jersey Legislature. Its balanced administration made it a true collaboration between its b u s i n e s s l e a d e r who built the New Brunswick–based Johnson & Johnson into a worldwide corporation. At the same time, Middlesex General Hospital became Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. STEVE HOCKSTEIN New Jersey to facilitate multidisciplinary research on health problems posed by environmental exposures. 1987: JOHN EMERSON Opening of the Eric B. Chandler Health Center: Under the leadership of Richard Reynolds, MD, dean, a collaborative effort by three parties—Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson 1995: The Clinical Academic Building (CAB) Opens: The 225,000-square-foot CAB is the principal location for patient care activities of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, the multi-specialty group practice of the medical school. Located on the New Brunswick campus, University Hospital, and the New Brunswick Board of Education—succeeded in establishing the Eric B. Chandler Health Center, providing centralized, ambulatory primary care to those in the community who need it most. Chandler, a feder- NAT CLYMER ally qualified and funded community health center located in downtown New Brunswick, is jointly operated by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and an active community board. the CAB provides space for outpatient activities, stateof-the-art research and service laboratories, academic offices, and support programs. JENNIFER FORBES 14 Robert Wood Johnson I MEDICINE