The Society unites all obstetrician-gynecologists, and provides a single voice to sustain our survival as a specialty.


  

Current Executive Committee (Term 2020-2022)



Thomas Westover, MD FACOG
  • NJOGS President
  • Chief MFM and Perinatal Genetics, Capital Health Trenton, NJ
  • Associate Professor MFM and Obgyn
  • Cooper Medical School, Rowan University 
  • Chair, NJ section ACOG
  • Co-Chair, NJ Hospital Association Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative
  • Former President, NJ MFM Society
  • President, NJ Obgyn Society
  • Member, NJ Dept of Health Maternal Mortality Review Committee 
  • ACOG District 3 McCain Advocacy Fellow
  • NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative Committee


Vanessa Parisi, DO MS MPH FACOG
    • NJOGS President Elect
    • ACOG District III Communications/Social Media Chair
    • ACOG District III Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Champion
    • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
    • NJACOG Member
    • NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative Committee
    • Former ACOG District III Junior Fellow Chair (2017-2018)




Richard Graebe, MD FACOG
  • NJOGS Vice President
  • NJACOG Member


Neha Deshpande, MD FACOG
  • NJOGS Treasurer/Secretary
  • NJACOG Member
  • Former ACOG District III Junior Fellow Chair (2018-2019)






Donald Chervenak, MD FACOG
    • NJOGS Permanent Political Chair
    • ACOG District III Secretary Elect (2021-2023)
    • NJACOG Member
    • ACOG District III Political Action Chair
    • ACOG District III District Advisory Committee
    • NJ Board of Medical Examiners Member
    • NJ Medical Society Vice President
    • Morris County Medical Society President
    • Former NJOGS President (2012-2014)
    • Former NJACOG Section Chair (2015-2018)


Other Important Faces of NJOGS


Francine Sinofsky, MD FACOG
  • ACOG District III Vice Chair Elect
  • ACOG District III Chair Elect (2021-2022)
  • Former NJOGS President (2004)



Philip Kline, MD FACOG
  • NJ Medical Society President
  • Former NJOGS President (2016-2018)
  • Former Union County Medical Society President (2008-2009)


 


Gary Packin, DO FACOG
  • Former NJOGS President (2009)



John Fanburg, ESQ
  • Legal Counsel



Laurie Clark
  • Legislative Counsel



Robyn D’Oria, MA RNC APN
    • CEO, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
    • Co-chair, NJ Perinatal Quality Collaborative
    • Member, NJ Maternal Mortality Review Committee
    • Member, NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative
    • Immediate Past Section Chair, NJ Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)


    Patricia D. Suplee, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN

    • Director of Professional Education & Research, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
    • Associate Professor, Rutgers University – School of Nursing-Camden
    • Member, NJ Maternal Mortality Review Committee
    • Section Chair, NJ Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)



    Julie Blumenfeld, DNP, CNM, IBCLC, FACNM

    • NJ Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives, President
    • State Government Affairs Committee, ACNM, Secretary
    • NJ Midwifery Liaison Committee, Member
    • NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative, Member
    • NJ ACNM Liaison to NJOGS


    Current NJACOG Executive Committee (Term 2019-2021)


    Thomas Westover, MD FACOG
            • NJOGS President
            • NJACOG Section Chair
            • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
            • NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative Committee


    Michael Sbarra, MD FACOG
              • NJACOG Section Vice Chair
              • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
              • Former NJOGS President (2014-2016)
              • Section Chief-Gynecology; Hackensack University Medical Center


    Daniel Morgan, MD FACOG
              • NJACOG Section Treasurer/Secretary
              • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
              • Former NJOGS President (2018-2020)



    Incoming NJACOG Executive Committee (Term 2021-2023)


    Michael Sbarra, MD FACOG
              • NJACOG Section Vice Chair
              • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
              • Former NJOGS President (2014-2016)
              • Section Chief-Gynecology; Hackensack University Medical Center


    Lisa Gittens-Williams, MD FACOG
          • NJACOG Section Vice Chair Elect
          • ACOG District III Advisory Committee
          • ACOG District III Practice, Patient Safety, and Maternal Mortality (Maternal health Awareness Day) Chair
          • ACOG District III Patient Safety Representative
          • NJ Partnership for Maternal and Child Health Trustee
          • The Greater Newark Health Care Coalition Advisor
          • NJ Prematurity Prevention Initiative Advisor
          • NJ Perinatal Quality Collaborative Member
          • State of NJ Maternity Report Card Consultant
          • University Hospital Department Patient Safety Officer


    Carlos Benito, MD MPH MHA
            • NJACOG Section Treasurer/Secretary
            • NJ Maternal Fetal Medicine Society President
            • Central Jersey Consortium Fetal Infant & Mortality Review Committee Member
            • Chair-Obstetrics & Gynecology; Saint Peter’s University Hospital 



    Committees


    Current NJOGS Bylaws Committee

    Thomas Westover MD

    Vanessa Parisi DO MS MPH

    Neha Deshpande MD

    Donald Chervenak MD

    Francine Sinofsky MD

    Michael Sbarra MD

    Philip Kline MD

    Joseph Apuzzio MD

    Gerald Burke MD


    Current NJOGS Nominating Committee

    Donald Chervenak MD (Chair)

    Francine Sinofsky MD

    Michael Sbarra MD

    Philip Kline MD

    Joseph Apuzzio MD

    Edward Klein MD

    S. Eugene Yuliano MD


    Current NJOGS Program Committee

    Vanessa Parisi DO MS MPH (Chair)

    Thomas Westover MD

    Neha Deshpande MD

    Donald Chervenak MD

    Francine Sinofsky MD

    Michael Sbarra MD

    Philip Kline MD

    Joseph Apuzzio MD


    Past NJOGS Executive Committee (Over Past 20 Years)

    2000 Edward Klein MD

    2001 Thomas Kay MD

    2002 Michael Petriella MD

    2003 Ronald Librizzi DO

    2004 Francine Sinofsky MD

    2005 Belle Wang MD

    2006 Michael Horn MD

    2007 S. Eugene Yuliano MD

    2008 Robert Gallo MD

    2009 Gary Packin DO

    2010-2012 Judi Gerardis MD

    2012-2014 Donald Chervenak MD

    2014-2016 Michael Sbarra MD

    2016-2018 Philip Kline MD

    2018-2020 Daniel Morgan MD

    2020-2022 Thomas Westover MD


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