Faculty

Rutgers Health Transitional Year Residency Program

Andrew Parrish, MD

Andrew Parrish, MD
Program Director

Dr. Parrish is the Program Director for the Rutgers Health Transitional Year Residency at Community Medical Center where he is excited to welcome the first class in 2023.

Dr. Parrish is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and EMS & Disaster Medicine. He is originally from Orlando, Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida while working on a 911 ALS unit during college. After completing medical school at St. George's University, he completed residency at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ and a fellowship in EMS, Disaster and Tactical medicine at Rutgers/RWJBH Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ. He currently is EMS Medical Director of Community Medical Center and a member of the NJ state-wide EMS Physician response program with the MD1 Program and a Tactical Physician with the NJ State Police T.E.A.M.S. (SWAT) unit as well as various other federal response teams. He is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He loves actively making a difference on the front lines of medicine.

Nicole Maguire, DO, FACEP

Nicole Maguire, DO, FACEP
Core Faculty

Dr. Maguire is the Program Director for Emergency Medicine at Community Medical Center. Dr. Maguire graduated Cum Laude from Boston College and attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a dually accredited residency in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine by both the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and St. George’s University. Dr. Maguire’s areas of interest and research include academics, resuscitative medicine, international medicine and clinical ethics. She was the physician leader at Newark Beth Israel for Moderate Therapeutic Hypothermia from 2011-2020 and has lectured in many settings on the topic. She was also the Vice-Chair of the Bio-Ethics Committee at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center from 2018-2020. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband, daughter and twin sons. She is an avid US Master’s swimmer and enjoys running, yoga, biking and time with family and friends.

Emerson Franke, MD

Emerson Franke, MD
Core Faculty

Dr. Franke is originally from Connecticut graduating from Quinnipiac University before becoming a proud alumni of Ross University School of Medicine. He completed residency at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center where he was part of their second ever graduating class and a chief resident. He recently completed an EMS, Disaster, and Tactical Medicine fellowship at Newark Beth Israel in Newark, NJ. He has traveled throughout the country and slowly trying to travel throughout the world. He has a passion for all parts of emergency medicine, including healthy policy, alternative payment models, disaster management and mass casualty preparedness, community paramedicine, resident education, mentorship and palliative care. An active member of ACEP, AAEM, NAEMSP serving on multiple committees to improve healthcare in any facet we can.

Vinod Nookala, MD, FACP

Vinod Nookala, MD, FACP
Faculty

Dr. Nookala is the program director for the Internal Medicine Residency. He received his training in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pennsylvania. He served as a chief resident during the residency and received Best resident of the Year Award. He served as Chairman of Institutional Review Board, Director of Research and Clerkship Director at UPMC. Dr. Nookala serves as a reviewer for several well-known national and international journals. He has a keen interest in the field of medical research and scholarly activity, successfully published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles, and won grants. He incorporates a special interest in teaching medical students and residents. He was awarded for prestigious Dean’s Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – Drexel University College of Medicine and Best Teacher of the Year: Penn State College of Medicine. He currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine.

Angela Adelizzi, DO

Angela Adelizzi, DO
Faculty

Dr. Adelizzi graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at UMDNJ /School of Osteopathic Medicine, where she was Chief Resident during her final year. She is a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists. She has served as an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She has been in clinical practice in Toms River since 1992. She has participated as a Principle Investigator in many Pharmaceutical Research studies. She became a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2017. She is a strong advocate of the importance of a healthy lifestyle to prevent disease.

Gregory Neyman, MD

Gregory Neyman, MD
Research Director

Dr. Neyman graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine in St John's Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, MI. He completed a fellowship in Research in Christiana Care Hospital in Newark, DE. He was Research Director and Core Faculty at St Michael's Hospital in Newark, NJ, and has also worked in the New Jersey community.