May 19, 2023 — Two Englewood Health clinician leaders have been honored with NJBIZ Healthcare Hero awards. Hillary Cohen, MD, MPH, senior vice president of medical affairs, and Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-c, CWOCN, have both been recognized by the statewide publication.
Dr. Cohen is being honored in the Public Health category for her outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as her dedication to improving community health and reducing healthcare disparities. She is an emergency medicine physician at Englewood Health, board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and has extensive experience in population health management and preventive health initiatives.
Dr. Cohen has helped Englewood Health prioritize healthcare accessibility within the community by focusing on the social determinants of health. She leads the institution in addressing health equity, food insecurity, and other health-related issues through annual screenings and vaccinations, nutritional education, and more.
Dr. Cox is being recognized in the Education category. She has excelled as a clinical nurse specialist, a nurse educator, and a leader in the field of pressure injury prevention. Her research on pressure injuries has been published in over 25 peer-reviewed publications. One of her articles was distinguished as one of the most frequently cited in the history of the American Journal of Critical Care.
Dr. Cox is also an industry leader, serving in multiple leadership positions and holding appointments on national and global health initiatives. In 2020, she was recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
“Dr. Cohen and Dr. Cox truly represent Englewood Health’s commitment to the patients, families, and communities we serve,” said Warren Geller, president and CEO of Englewood Health. “Their forward-thinking leadership and clinical expertise, as well as their dedication to providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care, make them well deserving of this recognition.”
The NJBIZ Awards program was created to honor excellence, promote innovation, and reward the efforts of individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey.
Winners are chosen by a panel of independent judges who recognize individuals and organizations across 12 categories. An awards ceremony will take place June 27. See the full list of honorees here.