University Hospital

April 10, 2018

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University Hospital Statement Regarding the Nomination of
Paul B. Matey to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Newark, NJ — University Hospital President and CEO John N. Kastanis MBA, FACHE, and Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP, Chairman of the Board of Directors, University Hospital, issued the following statement today regarding President Donald J. Trump's nomination of Paul B. Matey, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

 "Paul has been a steadfast counselor, and a critical contributor to the success of our mission in Newark.  His diligence, leadership, and intellect make him one of the most respected members of our Hospital.  I commend the President's decision to nominate Paul to serve on the United States Court of Appeals, and I know that our country will benefit from his insights and wisdom."

John N. Kastanis, MBA, FACHE
President and CEO, University Hospital<
"Since joining University Hospital, Paul has served with distinction and devotion.  As an attorney, Paul has consistently provided outstanding counsel and clear guidance on our most challenging issues.  I am delighted that the President has selected Paul to serve on the Court of Appeals, and know that he will judge with fairness, courage, and a disciplined respect for the law."

Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP
The Sharon and Joseph L. Muscarelle Endowed Dean
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Chairman of the Board of Directors, University Hospital

University Hospital is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, and is the Level 1 Trauma Center for Northern New Jersey.  Located at University Heights in Newark, University Hospital is a principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and a regional resource for advanced services across many medical specialties.  For more information about University Hospital, please visit