ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL THE MILESTONES 1997: New Brunswick, the institute is designed and equipped to conduct world-class research and provide new treatments and clinical trials for patients who have The Cancer Institute of New Jersey: The origi- nal 75,000-square-foot Cancer Institute facility houses adult and pediatric ambulatory services and research laboratories. Situated on the academic health campus in 2005: center, located on the New Brunswick campus. The newest of the medical school’s research institutes, CHINJ houses academic offices of the Department of Pediatrics, as well as an 11,000-square-foot clinical DEBBIE VOGEL The Child Health Institute of New Jersey (CHINJ): CHINJ is a comprehensive biomedical research ROY GROETHING area where more than 20,000 patients are seen annually. been unsuccessful with conventional therapies or for whom there is no standard treatment. In 2004, a 150,000-square-foot addition tripled the facility’s size, providing more space for research and clinical care. 2013: 2015: JOHN EMERSON Restructuring Act Integrates the Medical School with Rutgers: Following the 2012 enactment of the 2003: NAT CLYMER New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and most UMDNJ centers were transferred to Rutgers University. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School became part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, a new division at Rutgers University that unites 14 of the State’s healthrelated schools and programs under a single umbrella. Dedication of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Research Building: Scientists from five departments occupy 90,000 square feet of this 120,000-squarefoot building on the Piscataway campus, which provides 27 state-of-the-art scientific laboratories. Linked laboratories and inviting common areas contribute to the building’s collaborative environment, designed in form and function to hasten basic science discoveries from bench to bedside. The Research Building houses a core imaging suite, equipped with interdepartmental instruments and an up-to-date core nuclear magnetic resonance facility. 16 Robert Wood Johnson I MEDICINE Appointment of Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc: Dr. Gabriel, a noted epidemiologist and medical educator, took office on July 28 as the first woman to serve as dean of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Prior to this appointment, she served as the first woman dean of Mayo Medical School at the Mayo Clinic. M ROY GROETHING