Senior Leadership

President & CEO
Kirk C. Tice

Vice President, Finance & CFO
Peter P. Bihuniak

Vice President, Patient Services & CNO
Ann Marie Shears, RN, MA, NE-BC

Vice President, Administration
Barbara Mullery, PHR

Vice President, RWJUH Rahway Foundation, Development
Heather Hays

Chief Medical Officer

Carol Ash, DO

Management Team

Director, Patient Access
Sara Polak

Director, Laboratory
Ahmed Kheir, MT (ASCP), MISM

Director, Food and Environmental Services
Dave DePierro

Director, Medical Records
MaryAnne DeVenezia, RHIT

Director, Plant Services
Oscar Gonzalez

Director, Information Services
Denine Izzi

Director, Medical Management
Karen Kowalenko, DO

Director, Patient Experience
Mary Jackson

Director, Clinical Services
Terrence McCarthy

Director, Pharmacy
Sheetah Patel, Pharm.D

Director, Human Resources
Sheila Buthe, SPHR

Director, Perioperative Services
Victor Sanotsky, RN, MS

Director, Imaging, Material Management
Robert White, CRA

Director, Rehabilitation Services
Barbara Zidd, PT, MPA

Patient Stories

  • Before surgery, walking a half mile took 45 minutes. Now it takes me 12.

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  • “I was petrified of climbing stairs,” she says. “Now, I’m more confident."

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  • “It really shows how fortunate I am.”

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