Region 2: Essex-Passaic

The Mission of the Essex Passaic Wellness Coalition is to reduce the burden of cancer and other chronic diseases on all Essex and Passaic County residents by the promotion of improved outreach, education, screening, access to treatment and follow-up.

The goals of the EPWC are: to increase communication and collaboration among all stakeholders; to maximize the utilization of resources and coordinate priorities in seeking additional resources; to examine and prioritize the expansion of cancer and related chronic disease control efforts in Essex and Passaic Counties; to promote awareness of and participation in cancer and related clinical trials and to support investigations that seek to find the causes of cancer and related chronic diseases, improve care, reduce health disparities, or increase access; to effectively promote and implement the goals of the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan (NJ-CCCP), focusing on its priority cancers. To implement evidence-based strategies to effectively promote healthful behaviors, improved quality of life, extended years of healthy living, and reduction of related health disparities and chronic disease burden; and to collaborate and coordinate with the County Cancer Education and Early Detection (CEED) Coalitions of Essex and Passaic Counties.

COORDINATOR

1) Stanley H. Weiss, MD
PI & Director, Essex Passaic Wellness Coalition
Rutgers, UMDNJ-NJMS
30 Bergen St, ADMC16, 1614
Newark 07107

2) Dan Rosenblum, Co-coordinator
Voice: +1 973-972-4623
Cell: +1 201-264-1542
Fax: +1 973-972-6556
E-mail: rosenbdm@njms.rutgers.edu

Rutgers, UMDNJ-NJMS
30 Bergen St, ADMC16, 1614
Newark 07107

Last Reviewed: 4/7/2017