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CentraState Welcomes Newest OB/GYN

CentraState is pleased to welcome Margaret Dufreney, MD,
to its OB/GYN team at Women’s Health Specialists of CentraState.
A fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,
Dr. Dufreney specializes in female reproductive health, pregnancy,
and childbirth, with a special interest in preventative care, management
of abnormal uterine bleeding and pap smears, contraception counseling,
hysteroscopy, preconception counseling and prenatal care.


CentraState Receives Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

CentraState Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s
Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients
receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized,
research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence.


CentraState's Medical Explorers Program
Selected as New Jersey State Governor's
Jefferson Award Honoree

CentraState Healthcare System is proud to announce that its
community outreach student Medical Explorers Program
has recently been selected as a 2019 New Jersey State Governor’s
Jefferson Award Honoree in the Volunteer Program/Group



  • CentraState psychiatrist honored by The American Psychiatric Association

    February 12th, 2019 Category: Announcements

    CentraState is proud to announce that Moustafa Shafey, MD, LFAPA, medical director of psychiatric services at CentraState Medical Center, has been awarded Distinguished Life Fellowship designation by The American Psychiatric Association (APA). Distinguished Fellowship is awarded to outstanding psychiatrists who have made significant contributions to the psychiatric profession in [...]

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  • CentraState Earns Chest Pain Accreditation From The American College of Cardiology

    February 12th, 2019 Category: Awards/Accreditations

    The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized CentraState Medical Center for developing and sharing quality practices that optimize the care and outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome. CentraState was awarded ACC Chest Pain Center Accreditation in December 2018 based on a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s [...]

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  • CentraState honored with PeRCy Awards

    February 5th, 2019 Category: Awards/Accreditations

    CentraState Healthcare System is proud to announce that it is the recipient of two PeRCy Awards, recognizing excellence in healthcare planning and marketing in the state of New Jersey from the Healthcare Planning and Marketing Society of New Jersey. The PeRCy Awards were started in 1984 and, after a [...]

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  • CentraState Launches Newest Women’s Health Apps

    January 28th, 2019 Category: Announcements

    CentraState is happy to announce that it has launched two, free women’s health apps, GLOW and OvuKNOW. The CentraState GLOW app allows expecting families to track their baby’s development with 3D, real-to-life graphics, and easily understand what to expect while expecting. The app mirrors the pregnancy journey, guiding you [...]

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  • 2nd Annual Cardiovascular Symposium: From Contemporary Issues to Precision Medicine

    January 18th, 2019 Category: Events

    Please note that this event is for healthcare professionals only. Advances in cardiovascular medicine are revolutionizing how we care for patients, and the clinician faces challenges in applying transformative techniques to the individual patient. This course is designed to help clinicians translate important advances in cardiology to their practice. [...]

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  • The Manor Health and Rehab Center Recognized for Quality by the NJHA

    January 17th, 2019 Category: Announcements

    The Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center at CentraState is proud to announce that it has received the 2019 Excellence in Quality Improvement Award from the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA). The Manor’s Administrative Certified Nursing Aide Program was selected for its work to improve care quality and resident safety [...]

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  • Solar Carports Drive Second Phase of Hospital’s Green Initiative

    January 17th, 2019 Category: Announcements

    Building on the success of its first solar panel installment, CentraState Medical Center plans to take the next step this winter by expanding its solar energy production capabilities. In 2015, the hospital installed a 7-megawatt ground-mounted solar panel “farm” on its campus that currently provides for 33 percent of [...]

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  • CentraState to offer cardiac and vascular screenings

    January 14th, 2019 Category: Events

    CentraState Medical Center is offering CentraScreen—a series of health screenings for adults age 50+ to help prevent a serious cardiac or vascular event—on Sat., Jan. 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Thomas J. Blanchet Cardiac Diagnostic Center at CentraState Medical Center, 901 W. Main Street, Freehold. [...]

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  • CentraState’s Interventional Radiologist Presented Cryoablation Clinical Trial at International Conference

    December 19th, 2018 Category: Announcements

    CentraState is proud to announce that Kenneth Tomkovich, MD, a board-certified interventional radiologist on staff at CentraState, radiologist with Princeton Radiology, and an internationally recognized expert in breast cancer diagnosis and interventional treatment procedures, presented preliminary results of a breast cancer cryoablation clinical trial with fellow principal investigators at [...]

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  • Annual Meeting Notice

    December 12th, 2018 Category: Announcements, Events

    A focus on community, a passion for innovation CentraState Healthcare System will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6:00 p.m., in the Jack Aaronson Conference Center at the Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus at CentraState Medical Center, 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728. The [...]

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Contact For Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media and would like to schedule an interview with a CentraState physician or clinician, please call our Public Relations Department at 732.294.7080. The Public Relations Department can help journalists find experts in a number of clinical areas for interviews or provide background information about CentraState Healthcare System.

Name: Lori Palmer
Title: Director of Public Relations & Communications
Phone: 908.415.4193