Navigation Links
Media Advisory: Expert Available for Commentary on Emergency Preparedness and Ebola Outbreak

Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) October 14, 2014

As the Ebola outbreak continues, CarePoint Health’s multiple hospitals remain vigilant for any potential cases. Dr. Meika Roberson, Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Emergency Medicine at CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center, has extensive training and experience in Hospital Incident Management, Infection Control and Emergency Medicine. She has appeared as a medical correspondent on NBC Nightly News with features including: “The Flu and Pediatric Deaths,” “The Difference with the Flu this Season,” and “The Meningitis Outbreak at Princeton University.” Dr. Roberson is available for media commentary and briefs on the Ebola outbreak and can comment as an expert on the following things:

1. ER preparedness and procedures related to Ebola
2. What CarePoint Health is doing to educate the community on Ebola
3. How CarePoint Health is protecting workers and the community at large from disease
4. Signs and symptoms of Ebola
5. Workplace challenges in a “Zero Error Environment”

About Dr. Roberson:
Dr. Meika Roberson is the Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Emergency Medicine at CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center. Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Roberson has extensive experience as a leader overseeing medical staff. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, a Doctor of Medicine degree from Howard University and a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in health care from New York University Wagner School of Public Service. Dr. Roberson completed a general surgery internship at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and completed residency in emergency medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Dr. Roberson assisted with Medical Direction of the hospital evacuation during Super Storm Sandy, and worked diligently to ensure that the Emergency Department remained open to serve the residents of Hoboken. She is a member of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, the American College of Physician Executives and the American Medical Association. She has also received training in DQE Hospital Incident Command System which is a standardized, all-hazard incident management system that enables hospitals and other healthcare facilities to organize resources, staff and facilities to organize resources, staff and facilities in order to remain operation during and emergency.

About CarePoint Health
CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals – Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center and its affiliated medical practices– CarePoint Health provides a new approach to delivering health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. And at CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website,

For Media Inquiries, Contact:
Jarrod Bernstein
CarePoint Health
Director of Corporate Communications
Email: mediainquiry(at)carepointhealth(dot)org
Phone: 201-884-5300

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Using Social Media to Manage Your Moods?
2. Hope For The Warriors' Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration Media Advisory
3. ViSalus (Vi) 5 Star Ambassador GJ Reynolds Discusses His Upcoming European Project 10 Challenge Trip, on The Simply G Radio Show, a Division of The Simply G Media Network
4. Blueprinting your family’s foundation: Mediaplanet’s “Expecting Parents” campaign breathes life into the sensations and surprises of pregnancy and parenthood
5. Preparedness Takes Center Stage in Mediaplanet’s “Disaster Relief” Campaign
6. Social Media Promotes Anonymous Buying and Selling of Illegal Drugs
7. Market Publishers Ltd Announced as Media Partner of The Evolution Summit 2014
8. Generating opportunity: Mediaplanet’s “Think Nuclear” engages the next generation, urging all to recognize the innovation taking place in Canada’s nuclear industries
9. Meso Foundation to Conduct a Media Disease Education Program on Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014
10. Northern Virginia Real Estate Company Pasquali Realty Group Announces Median Sale Price Increased in Some Areas of Northern Virginia in August 2014
11. Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain?
Post Your Comments:
(Date:2/13/2020)... HILLS, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2020 , ... ... and cosmetic procedures that people will be discussing in 2020. It also reports on ... cosmetic and surgical procedures. Dr. Jazayeri says that his patients are increasingly knowledgeable and ...
(Date:2/11/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2020 , ... The wait is finally over. The first ... Nordisk. For years, this squad has been associating professional sports to a truly special project. ... the world made up entirely of athletes with diabetes. They decided to take on the ...
(Date:2/10/2020)... ... February 10, 2020 , ... A January 26 article on ... situations. The answer is that – not unlike the skin’s response to dangerous conditions ... serve as an alert to potential damage being done and warn the individual to ...
(Date:2/10/2020)... ... , ... C. A. Shively officially formed The Association of Young Business Owners ... the music business as a majority label stakeholder in Hustle N Flow (HNF) Music ... HNF to create any music compositions needed for AYBOS. No one from AYBOS would ...
(Date:2/10/2020)... ... February 10, 2020 , ... How About That’s Sweet Trail Mix is a blend of keto ... 17 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of net carbs with ... and sea salt, making it the cleanest keto trail mix on the market. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/15/2020)... LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) , ... February 14, 2020 , ... ... fill, and cooling pillow insert for a relaxing sleep experience—are excited to announce the ... has planned, developed, and shipped four different types of pillows over the last four ...
(Date:2/14/2020)... AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 14, 2020 ... ... company serving emergency medical services (EMS), fire departments and hospitals, today announced Dr. ... Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine – will deliver one of three keynote ...
(Date:2/14/2020)... YORK (PRWEB) , ... February 14, 2020 , ... ... a cutting-edge dental practice that conveniently offers a complete range of dental services under ... 2019 Top Patient Rated Dentist by Find Local Doctors . Find Local Doctors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: