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How to Do Business with Pharma and Medical Technology Companies Annual Conference NovEMBER 13  

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Mayors Committee on Life Sciences Patient Courage Award Given to Passaic Deputy Mayor Minnie Hiller

At the September 5 Passaic City Council meeting, Deputy Mayor Minnie Hiller received the 2018 Mayors Committee on Life Sciences Patient Courage Award for her strength and leadership through adversity. Above are (L-R) Dean Paranicas, President and CEO of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey and Co-Chair of We Work for Health New Jersey, with Passaic Mayor Hector Lora and Deputy Mayor Hiller.


We Work For Health New Jersey Team Participates in 2018 National Summit

The We Work For Health New Jersey (WWFH-NJ) team joined colleagues from around the country July 18-19 in Washington for the 2018 We Work For Health National Summit. Learn more about WWFH-NJ here.


New Board, Steering Committee Leadership

At the Board’s May 15 meeting in Princeton, (L-R) Alex Kelly, Yin Becker and Dean Paranicas.

The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) has announced new officers of its Board of Trustees and the leadership of its Steering Committee, effective July 1.

Alex Kelly, who is Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Allergan, has been elected Chair of the HINJ Board of Trustees. He succeeds Yin Becker, Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Stryker. Read more here.

ALSIC Honors Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (12th) was honored June 18 with the 2018 Champion of Health Care award from the American Life Sciences Innovation Council (ALSIC). Seen here in her Ewing office are (L-R) Dean Paranicas, HINJ President and Chief Executive Officer, Rebecca Perkins of BioNJ, the Congresswoman, Lisa Schill of the RASothopies Network, Debra Wentz of NJAMHAA and Lucy Montgomery of ALSIC.

HINJ Co-Sponsors Health Care Stakeholders Summit

Co-sponsored by HINJ, the New Jersey Health Care Stakeholders Summit drew more than 100 participants. Held at the New Jersey Hospital Association’s conference center in Princeton on April 27, the day-long event covered both state and federal issues. Read more here.

HINJ and Rutgers Co-Sponsor Medical Device Seminar Series

Scott Whitaker, President and CEO of AdvaMed, (left) keynoted the April 9 medical device forum at Rutgers. The moderators were Natalie Macon, Executive Director of Biological Research and Engineering at Allergan, and Dean J. Paranicas, President and CEO of HINJ. The event was the fifth in a series co-sponsored by the Rutgers Medical Device Development Center and HINJ during the 2017-2018 academic year.

HINJ Co-Sponsors Rare Disease Day Event

At the March 5 Rare Disease Day event in  Trenton, co-sponsored by HINJ, Assemblyman Dan Benson of Hamilton presented a Joint Legislative Resolution to Ellynn Szoke (at left), and Julie Raskin (at right), co-founders of the New Jersey Rare Disease Alliance.

HINJ Named Among ‘Best Lobbying Firms’ in NJBIZ’s First Reader Rankings Survey

HINJ was among the New Jersey companies, organizations and universities named in NJBIZ’s inaugural “Reader Rankings” survey.

In a special supplement published with NJBIZ’s September 18 issue, HINJ was named as one of the “Best Lobbying Firms,” along with Gibbons PC, Princeton Public Affairs Group and Public Strategies Impact LLC.  For the full story, please click here.

HINJ Launches STEM Education Portal; Focus Is on Life Sciences’ Investment in Tomorrow’s Innovation Leaders

stem-1HINJ has launched a STEM Education portal that focuses on the life sciences community’s investment in today’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators and students, who will become tomorrow’s innovation leaders.

HINJ’s new STEM Education portal presents information from a number of sources regarding the current state of STEM education in the U.S., its significance to the nation’s and New Jersey’s economic well-being, its importance to advancing medical innovation, and the life sciences industry’ investment in programs designed to advance STEM education.

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