October 12, 2017

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey honors Middlesex County Academy

Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences student Owais Aftab speaks at the awards ceremony.  He accepted the award with (from left) Principal Terri Ann Sullivan, MCVSD Superintendent Dianne Veilleux and Assemblyman John Wisnewski.

The Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences was recognized by the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) as “one of the crown jewels of New Jersey’s public schools” at HINJ’s Life Sciences Celebration 2017.

The annual HINJ event recognizes leaders in the health sciences industry and the health care community.

Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences was honored for the school’s achievements in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.

HINJ President and Chief Executive Officer Dean J. Paranicas said, “It is entirely fitting that we honor the efforts of those who share our industry’s ideals.  The life sciences community in New Jersey has a long, distinguished and innovation-driven history that has benefitted patients around the world.  I am confident that we will long continue to be a global leader.”

Located in Woodbridge, the Academy’s focus is to provide high school students with an intense curriculum to prepare them for college majors in the medical and biomedical research fields.

The award was accepted by Superintendent Dianne Veilleux, Principal Terri Ann Sullivan and student Owais Aftab.

Read the HINJ news release here.