Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Announces New Officers to Board of Trustees

November 6, 2014 – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) has elected new officers to its Board of Trustees as well as to the boards of its parent organization, Englewood Healthcare System (EHS), and its fundraising organization, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation.

New members elected to the EHS Board of Trustees are Jonathan Abad, who is currently serving on EHMC’s Board of Trustees and Mark Shapiro, M.D., who has also been elected to the EHMC Board of Trustees. Additional members elected to EHMC’s Board of Trustees are Gerald Lee, M.D., Richard Lerner, and Steven Rudnitsky. New members elected to the medical center’s Foundation Board of Trustees are Marc Arginteanu, M.D., Eun Rae Jo and Amy P. Shirvan.

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Jonathan Abad is co-owner of General Trading Co., a wholesale food distributor located in Carlstadt, New Jersey, and its related companies. Abad has principal responsibility for executive management, operations and sales, as well as the companies’ customer loan portfolio. Abad currently serves on EHMC’s Board of Trustees. He earned his B.B.A. from the University of Harford, where he graduated magna cum laude. He lives in Alpine with his wife, Lisa, and their three children.

Mark Shapiro, M.D., is chief of radiology at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, where he has served in various capacities for the past 20 years. Dr. Shapiro also serves on Englewood Hospital’s medical executive committee and is medical director of Englewood Hospital’s satellite imaging location, Advanced Medical Imaging, located in Emerson, New Jersey. Dr. Shapiro earned his M.D. from the State University of New York Health Science Center – Brooklyn. He lives in Cresskill with his wife, Carolyn, and their two children.

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Gerald Lee, M.D., is a partner at the Park Medical Group and has practiced internal medicine at EHMC for nearly 15 years. He is chair of EHMC’s Korean Physicians Council and Director of Korean Medical Services at Mercy Garden in Norwood, New Jersey. He serves on the Board of Health in Fort Lee, New Jersey and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. He is president elect of the Association of Korean American Medical Graduates, a large regional Korean physician’s group. He earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College and his B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lee lives in Cresskill, with his wife Stephanie, and their two sons.

Richard Lerner is a partner at Housing and Healthcare Finance, one of the country’s largest financiers of health care and senior housing real estate. Lerner is a board member of the Committee on Healthcare Finance, an industry group that advises the Office of Healthcare Programs and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Lerner serves on the board of the Bollinger Foundation and is active with the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation. Lerner graduated from Dartmouth College with degrees in economics and English. He lives in Alpine with his wife, Amy, and their two children.

Steven Rudnitsky is president and chief executive officer of Dolce Hotels and Resorts, based in Rockleigh, where he also serves on the board of directors. He previously was president & chief executive officer of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation’s Hotel Group and its predecessor, Cendant Hotel Group. Rudnitsky earlier held executive positions at Kraft Foods Inc., including president of Kraft Foodservice and executive vice president of Kraft Foods; Nabisco, where he was president of Nabisco Food Service Company; The Pillsbury Company, where he was vice president & general manager – food service for Pillsbury Bakery & Food Service; PepsiCo Inc., including vice president, on-premise development, Pepsi-Cola International; and Johnson & Johnson. He earned his M.B.A. from Farleigh Dickinson University and his B.B.A. from Temple University. He lives in Norwood with his wife, Rina.

Mark Shapiro, M.D., is chief of radiology at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, where he has served in various capacities for the past 20 years. Dr. Shapiro also serves on Englewood Hospital’s medical executive committee and is medical director of Englewood Hospital’s satellite imaging location, Advanced Medical Imaging, located in Emerson, New Jersey. Dr. Shapiro earned his M.D. from the State University of New York Health Science Center – Brooklyn. He lives in Cresskill, with his wife, Carolyn, and their two children.

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Marc Arginteanu, M.D., is chief of neurosurgery at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and president of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society. He also maintains a private practice, Metropolitan Neurosurgery, in New York City and Englewood, New Jersey. Dr. Arginteanu holds a position as clinical associate professor of neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also an active member of multiple neurosurgical societies on both the local and national levels. Dr. Arginteanu is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including New York Magazine’s 2014 Best Neurosurgeons list and Castle Connolly’s 2014 Best Doctors list. He previously served as a board member at Temple Emanu-El. Dr. Arginteanu earned his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was also a member of the medical honor society. He lives in Creskill with his wife, Ronit, and their three children.

Eun Rae Jo is an entrepreneur with nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Jo was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. In 1983, he immigrated to the United States, where he earned his M.B.A. from Cornell University. Over the next three decades, Jo owned and operated multiple restaurants in the New York metropolitan area. He is now overseeing his latest business venture, a 200,000-square-foot hotel and spa in Edgewater, New Jersey, which is set for completion in 2015. Jo lives in Alpine with his wife, Soyung, and their three children.

Amy P. Shirvan is a philanthropist with personal ties to Englewood Hospital, where her father previously served as chief of orthopedics and where both of her daughters were born. Shirvan earned her B.A. in communications from the University of Delaware. Shirvan is a member of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, where she has been named a 2014 honoree. She was born, raised, and educated in Tenafly, New Jersey, where she currently resides with her husband, Mark. Their two daughters live in the New York metropolitan area.