March 14, 2017
Andrew L. Pecora, M.D, president of the Physician Services Division and chief innovations officer at Hackensack Meridian Health, was awarded the inaugural Rosemarie J. Sorce Endowed Chair in Innovation at Hackensack Meridian Health. The award is in honor of Dr. Pecora’s lifetime achievements in medicine and, especially, cancer research and treatment. Mrs. Sorce is the First Vice Chair of the HackensackUMC Board of Governors. The award, which includes a $2.5 million grant, is also designed to further Dr. Pecora’s work in moving cancer treatment forward toward a cure, said officials who celebrated his accomplishments at a dinner last week at the 21 Club of New York City.