News Release

Foundation for The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Expands Leadership Team

Longtime Investment Banker Named to Board of Trustees
February 24, 2010

New Brunswick, N.J.The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation has named Susan Wolford of Pennington as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. The CINJ Foundation is a non-profit, 501C-3 organization devoted to raising funds to support CINJ, which is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. CINJ is New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite distinction held by only 40 centers in the country.

 

Wolford is the Managing Director and Sector Head of the BMO Capital Markets Business Services & Media Group. She has been an investment banker for more than 25 years, leading a wide variety of financing and merger and acquisition transactions across many industry groups. Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets in 2001, Wolford was a senior investment banker at First Union and Kidder Peabody, working with a variety of educational and media services companies.

Wolford holds a master of international affairs from Columbia University where she was named an International Fellow, and a bachelor of arts with distinction from Villanova University. She has served on numerous boards and advisory councils of educational institutions and currently is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council of Villanova School of Business and the Investment Committee of the Pennington School.

Subha V. Barry, chair of the CINJ Foundation Board of Trustees says Wolford is a great addition to the Board.  “We are excited at the opportunity to add another member to our growing Board,” she said.   “Susan’s background in finance and education complements the collective expertise of the Board and will help us further support groundbreaking research, cutting-edge treatments and various prevention and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey.”

The CINJ Foundation raises funds to support cancer research, treatment, prevention and education programs at CINJ.  Gifts are received from corporations, foundations, individuals, and through special events and planned gifts.  To make a tax-deductible gift to New Jersey’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center call 732-235-8614 or visit www.cinjfoundation.org.


About The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is dedicated to improving the prevention, detection, treatment and care of patients with cancer. CINJ’s physician-scientists engage in translational research, transforming their laboratory discoveries into clinical practice, quite literally bringing research to life. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is a center of excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. To support CINJ, please call the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation at 1-888-333-CINJ.

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Network is comprised of hospitals throughout the state and provides a mechanism to rapidly disseminate important discoveries into the community. Flagship Hospital: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Major Clinical Research Affiliate Hospitals: Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital, Cooper University Hospital, and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Affiliate Hospitals: Bayshore Community Hospital, CentraState Healthcare System, JFK Medical Center, Mountainside Hospital, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton (CINJ at Hamilton), Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center, Southern Ocean County Hospital, The University Hospital/UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School*, and University Medical Center at Princeton. *Academic Affiliate

 

 

Contact: 
Michele Fisher
Phone: 
732-235-9872