Member News – St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
November 22nd, 2016
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), Paterson, N.J., recognizes its staff member Michael Lange, MD, epidemiologist, as a recipient of the Legends in Medicine & Healthcare Award presented by the Leon Smith Infectious Diseases Foundation at the 5th Annual Legends of Medicine Dinner held recently. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to medicine through improving quality and access to care.
Dr. Lange, a Woodland Park, N.J. resident, joined the medical staff at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in July of 2001 as an associate attending physician and associate chief of the division of infectious diseases. Mr. Lange became chief of the division in December 2001 and held that position until July of this year when he became a part-time Epidemiologist attending physician. He remains actively involved in teaching, clinical patient care, Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship at SJRMC.
A graduate of the University of Toronto, Dr. Lange earned his medical degree there and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Queen’s College in Kingston, Ontario
The Leon Smith Infectious Diseases Foundation was established more than two decades ago to further the field of infectious diseases and support the research that is still required to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and improve clinical and medical care capabilities.
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