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Faculty

 The Faculty at the Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Medical Center oversees a groundbreaking program that offers residents training for the future of family medicine. They are experienced in building successful family medicine practices and have been published in respected journals, including the Swanson Family Medicine Review.


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       Maria Ciminelli, MD, FAAFP
  • Program Director, Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Cornell University, 1992
  • Graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 1996
  • Co-chief resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program, completed 1999
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine since 1999

Special interests: Evidence-Based Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, and curriculum development


dr-alday       Geronima Alday, MD
  • Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of St. John’s University, 1999
  • Graduate of Saint George’s University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Co-Chief resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState, completed 2007
  • Fellow in geriatric medicine, CentraState Medical Center, 2007-2008
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine since 2007

Special Interests: Geriatrics and Long-term care


nannette-asuncion-apn-2        Nannette Asuncion, RN, APN
  • Geriatric Fellowship Faculty
  • Graduate of University of Delaware, 1983
  • Graduate of University of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • Certified as Gerontological Nurse Practitioner by the ANCC
  • Recertified by ANCC in 2007

Special Interests: Geriatrics and Long-term care


berg        Kevin J. Berg, MD
  • Volunteer Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Michigan State University, 1999
  • Graduate of Ross University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Co-Chief resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState, completed 2010
  • Fellow in geriatric medicine, CentraState Medical Center, 2010-2011
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine since 2010

Special Interests: Geriatrics and Long-term care


chen        Robert P. Chen, MD, MBA, FAAFP
  • Associate Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Jefferson Medical College, 1996
  • Chief resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program, completed in 1999
  • Fellow in geriatric medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center/New York University, 1999-2000
  • Certificate of added qualification in geriatrics
  • Started geriatric assessment program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, 2001
  • Executive MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2005

Special Interests: Long-term care, practice management, healthcare delivery


clabby        John F. Clabby, PhD
  • Clinical Professor, Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Behavioral scientist and licensed psychologist (NJ)
  • Joint appointment in family medicine and psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJMS, since 1997
  • Graduated with PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi, 1977
  • Clinical internship at Crestwood Children’s Center, Rochester, NY, 1977
  • Author of several books on practical strategies to promote mental health

Special Interests: Cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care, physician well-being


dermer        Alicia Dermer, MD, FABM, IBCLC
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977
  • Residency, University of Toronto, 1977-80; UMDNJ-RWJMS 1983-85
  • Board certified in family medicine 1985; recertified 1991, 1998, 2005
  • Certified, International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners 1995; recertified 2005
  • Fellow of Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, 2003
  • Clinical associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Past president of New Jersey Breastfeeding Task Force

Special Interests: Prevention and wellness, breastfeeding, human lactation


no_profile_image        Lisa Lucas, DO
  • Graduate of College of the Holy Cross, 2003
  • Graduate of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2009
  • Co-Chief resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState, completed 2012
  • Board certified in family medicine, 2012

Special Interests: Womens’ Health, Academics


no_profile_image       Lisa Mellor, MD, FAAFP
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Rutgers College, 1988
  • Graduate of UMDNJ– Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1992
  • Residency in family medicine at UMDNJ– Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1995
  • Board certified in family medicine

Special Interests: Academic and behavioral medicine


raymond-joshua       Joshua J. Raymond, MD, MPH, CMD, FAAFP
  • Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Jefferson Medical College, 1996
  • Fellow in geriatric medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, 1999-2000
  • Assistant professor of medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, since 2001
  • Certificate of added qualification in geriatrics, 2000
  • Certified medical director, American Medical Directors Association, 2004
  • Master of Public Health, Tulane University School of Public Health, 1991

Special Interests: Long-term care, healthcare policy


schwenzer        Lynn Schwenzer, MHSA
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Douglass College, Rutgers University, 1981
  • Graduate of George Washington University, School of Government and Business, 1985

Special Interests: Practice management, health policy, healthcare delivery and systems, physician competence in business and finance, program development


shenker-bennett        Bennett S. Shenker, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
  • Assistant professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of Cornell University, 1996
  • Master of Science in physics, Rutgers University, 1998
  • Graduate of UMDNJ-NJ Medical School, 2002
  • Master of Science in Public Health, Thomas Jefferson College of Graduate Studies, 2008
  • Residency in family medicine, Hunterdon Medical Center, 2005
  • Fellowship in primary care clinician research, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008
  • Board certified in family medicine

Special Interests: Cardiovascular risk management, research methods


no_profile_image        Steve Weintraub, DO
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Graduate of the State University of New York at Binghampton, 1985
  • Graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1989
  • Residency in family medicine, UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1993
  • Fellowship in sports medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1995
  • Board certified in family medicine
  • Certificate of added qualifications in Sports Medicine

Special Interests: Sports medicine


donahue       Liz Donahue, RN, BSN
  • Family Medicine Residency practice manager
  • Graduate of Ann May School of Nursing,1989
  • Graduate of Seton Hall University, 2002
  • Management roles in med-surg, orthopedics, diabetes, and wound care/hyperbaric therapy, Meridian Health System
  • Experience in oncology nursing and hospice
  • National certification, Oncology Nursing Society, 1990

dallavalle        Kelly Dallavalle, C-TAGME
  • Family Medicine Residency and Geriatric Fellowship Programs Coordinator
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Marketing, The College of New Jersey, 2005
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, Seton Hall University, in Progress

no_profile_image       Jodi Franklin
  • Family Medicine Residency Program Coordinator
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, William Paterson University, 1999

 

To Contact Us at The Family Medicine Center:
1001 W. Main Street, Suite B, Freehold, NJ 07728
T - 732-294-2540
F – 732-409-2621
Email: jfrankli@centrastate.com  OR kdallavalle@centrastate.com