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Bonita Stanton, M.D. and David Kountz, M.D., MBA Receive Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards

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Bonita Stanton, M.D., founding dean, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University and president, Academic Enterprise and David Kountz, M.D., MBA, co-chief academic officer and vice president, Academic Diversity and founding associate dean, Diversity and Equity, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University recently received Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards. The 2019 awards were presented at a ceremony on May 1 in East Brunswick. All profits from the event supported medical and health care student scholarships.

More on Dr. Stanton

Dr. Stanton, who received the Outstanding Medical Educator Award, was recognized as an innovator and a visionary in leading the development of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University.

Dr. Bonita Stanton

More on Dr. Kountz

Dr. Kountz, who received the Verice M. Mason Community Service Leader Award, was recognized for his commitment to community outreach, dedication to the promotion of diversity in the health care environment, and passion for educating and inspiring students to pursue careers in the health professions.


Dr. David Kountz