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Foundation for University Hospital

University Hospital, a designated Level I Trauma Center serving North Jersey, seeks philanthropic support from individual donors, private and corporate foundations, New Jersey businesses and the federal and state governments to ensure that University Hospital continues as a safety net hospital for the residents of Newark and the surrounding communities.

The Board of Directors for University Hospital has appointed six (6) members from the community to serve as Trustees on behalf of the Foundation.

2016 Scheduled Meeting Dates

Board of Trustees

Ciro Scalera, Esq., Director of Government Relations
Laborers’ – Employers’ Cooperation & Education Trust
104 Interchange Plaza – 3rd Fl.
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Michael A. Curi, MD, MPA, Chief of Vascular Surgery
Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
150 Bergen Street
Room F-102
Newark, NJ 07101

Cecilia I. Lassiter, Esq., Associate
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
One Riverfront Plaza
Newark, NJ 07102

Calvin R. Ledford, Jr., Manager Regional Public Affairs
PSE&G Company
80 Park Place, T 11
Newark, NJ 07102

Jim Leonard, Senior Vice President, Community Investment
New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center
25 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07102

William Sumas, Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President
Village Super Markets, Inc.
733 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081


Ciro Scalera, Esq., Chairman

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Donald T. DiFrancesco, Esq.