HUMC Director of Emergency Services Says Safeguards in Place for Ebola 10/07/14

Joseph Feldman, MD SGU ’89, Chairman of Emergency Services at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, says his team is prepared to treat patients afflicted with infectious diseases, including Ebola.

Verma, MD SGU ’03, Directs New Sleep Center in Ottawa 10/02/14

Dr. Verma has been appointed the medical director of the new sleep center at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, IL. She completed her residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine before doing a sleep medicine and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Underwood Veterinary Hospitals Thriving

Sarah Underwood, DVM SGU ’10, and her father, James, have enjoyed working collaboratively at Underwood Animal Hospital and 21st Street Vet Clinic in New Jersey.

Dr. D’Cunha Offers Expert Insight on Childhood Obesity 9/04/14

News 8 WROC Rochester brought in Mila D’Cunha, MD SGU ’13, as an expert on childhood obesity.

New Vascular Surgeon Joins Southern Ocean Medical Center 6/19/14

Boasting a strong background in vascular and endovascular surgery, Richard Di Fiore, MD SGU ’01, joined the team at Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, NJ.

SGU Grad Comes to Aid of Friend 6/10/14

When a friend from her monthlong trip to Southeast Asia fell from double-decker taxi, suffering a skull fracture, internal bleeding, and five broken ribs, Dianna Sholomon, MD SGU ’14, and her boyfriend sprung into action.

John Oliver, MD SGU ’05, Appointed to HRMC 5/15/14

Helena Regional Medical Center in Arkansas welcomes Dr. John Oliver to its diagnostic radiology staff. Dr. Oliver came to HRMC from Mississippi, where he had done his residency and began his career.

DVM Grad Named Top 15 Marine Veterinary Professor

Dr. Samantha Shields, DVM SGU ’04, a faculty member at St. Matthew’s University has been ranked among the top 15 marine veterinary professors, according to, a website aimed at prospective and current veterinary medicine professionals.

Fremont Area Medical Center Adds to Medical Staff

Shalu Bansal, MD SGU ’10, was appointed to the medical staff at Fremont Area Medical Center in Nebraska, a 202-bed facility that is the only hospital in Dodge County. She will primarily see patients at Fremont Family Care.

Clinical Professor Named “Healthcare Hero”

Dr. Gerard D’Aversa, an ophthalmology clinical professor and SGU Virtual Hospital Program participant, was named a “Healthcare Hero” by Long Island Business News in part because of two medical mission trips, including one to Grenada.