Kennedy News
Kennedy’s Dr. Carman Ciervo Honored by American Osteopathic Association

Carman A. Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, dist., has been recognized by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) as a Guardian of the Profession. Dr. Ciervo -- Senior Vice President for Clinical & Population Health Services at the South Jersey-based Kennedy Health System – was recognized for demonstrating a strong sense of pride in the osteopathic medical profession and for working actively to advance osteopathic medicine. The AOA also defines a Guardian of the Profession as an osteopathic physician who advances the culture of osteopathic medicine by having served in a local, state or national osteopathic leadership role.

Kennedy Health System Named Top Workplace 2014

The Kennedy Health System is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Top Workplaces, the only healthcare system in the region to be included in the listing (under the sector of “Hospitals” for Large Employers).

Dare to Get Dirty - Bill Bottino Mud Run 2014

Dare to Get Dirty!  Join us on Saturday, September 20th at New Jersey Motorsports Park for the Bill Bottino Mud Run.  Proceeds from this fun event go towards helping the fight against cancer.

Kennedy Health Alliance Open House Event for Washington Township Practice

A community Open House for the new Kennedy Health Alliance in Washington Township is set for April 23, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm. The public is invited to enjoy tours and refreshments at this new office located at 1A Regulus Drive in Turnersville, NJ.

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Docs in the News
Dr. John Taras Recognized at 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting

John Taras MD was awarded the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Achievement at the 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Trina Poretta Featured on Segment About Free Lung Cancer Screenings at Kennedy

Dr. Trina Poretta was featured on a segment on about lung cancer screening. Kennedy now offers free lung cancer screeningsto high risk patients at the Washington Township imaging center.

Dr. Thomas Newmark to Be Inducted Into The American College of Psychiatrists

Dr. Thomas Newmark will be inducted into The American College of Psychiatrists on February 21, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. Promoting the highest standards in psychiatry, the College comprises 750 psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in the field of psychiatry and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership or teaching.

South Jersey Gastroenterology Welcomes New Physician

Dr. Jane Friehling along with South Jersey Gastroenterology welcomes, new physician, Jane K. Jaffe, D.O. to the practice. Dr. Jaffe will see patients and perform procedures at Kennedy Hospital in Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Jaffe is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and she completed her residency and fellowship training at Temple University Hospital. Appointments with Dr. Jaffe are available in either the Marlton, Haddonfield, or Hainesport offices. Please call 856-983-1900 for an appointment.

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Featured Classes & Events
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.

Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.

Walk This Way Walking Program - 04/03/2014
Enjoy complimentary walking on an indoor track at the RowanSOM Wellness Center.


HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 04/21/2014
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.


Dinner Club-Washington Township - 04/21/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).


Soothing Sounds - A Classical Guitar Music Series - 04/21/2014
These programs are comprised of works from prominent guitar composers.


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Key Phone Numbers


Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Cherry Hill
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Stratford
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Wash. Twp.

Key Services

Crisis Services at Cherry Hill
Kennedy Cancer Center
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Wash. Twp
856-582-2736 prompt #3
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Cherry Hill
856-582-2736 prompt #3
Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Education - Somerdale
Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Education - Wash. Twp.
Behavioral Health at Cherry Hill
Behavioral Health at Wash. Twp
Dialysis Center at Voorhees
Dialysis Center at Wash. Twp.
The Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Kennedy
Family Health Services at Somerdale
Family Health Services at Washington Township
Balance Center at Kennedy - Stratford
Balance Center at Kennedy - Wash. Twp
Sleep Center at Stratford
Sleep Center at Washington Township
Kennedy Health Care Center
Home Health Care
Health & Wellness Center - Healthtrax Fitness Center

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Cancer survivor day - June 1, 2014