Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Annemarie joined Rutgers in February of 2017 as the Deputy General Counsel for Healthcare. In her capacity as one of the senior leaders of the Office of General Counsel, Annemarie, along with other experienced members of the Healthcare Practice Group, is responsible for providing legal advice, counsel and guidance to the senior leadership of Rutgers Biomedical Health Science (“RBHS”), as RBHS continues to build one of the strongest Academic Medical Centers in the country. For more than six years prior to joining Rutgers, Annemarie was Associate General Counsel at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, providing legal advice on a variety of health care issues including state and federal regulatory and accreditation compliance, facility and staff licensing, medical staff and graduate medical education concerns, and patient care issues. Annemarie also spent more than 11 years at Temple University Health System advising on legal issues related to human subjects research, regulatory compliance, licensing, patient care, and malpractice litigation management. Annemarie began her legal career as a medical malpractice litigator in Pennsylvania and New Jersey before becoming a health care attorney.
In addition to her role as an attorney, Annemarie has been an adjunct professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine and the Seton Hall University School of Law, instructing on topics including clinical research/FDA law, the law of patient care, and regulatory compliance for health care providers. Annemarie was given an award for outstanding online instruction at the Drexel University College of Medicine.
Annemarie has been a speaker at numerous regional and national conferences, and has conducted grand rounds seminars, resident lectures, and staff training on various medical/legal issues over the course of her health care legal career. She has edited a book chapter related to representing hospitals and health systems for the American Health Lawyers Association, and co-authored A Practical Guide to Informed Consent.
Annemarie is a graduate of Temple University (Magna Cum Laude), and from the Temple University School of Law, and is licensed to practice in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has held memberships with the American Health Lawyers Association, the National Association of College and University Attorneys, and the Food and Drug Law Institute.