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Our directors


Our Directors have decades of experience in their respected fields. They work diligently to provide the clients with quality medical care and social services while  maintaining the agency in a solid financial state.

Brian McGovern, CEO
Brian McGovern, CEO

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Corey DeStefano
Corey DeStefano

Research Director

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Brian McGovern, CEO
Brian McGovern, CEO

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Brian McGovern, LSW

Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Rothenberg

Chief Finance Officer

Corey DeStefano

Research Director

Henry Iwuala

Director of Behavioral Health 

Awilda Rivera

Director of Operations

Russell Miller

Director of Development

Kevin E. Taylor

Director of LGBTQ Services

Anny Pastor

Director of Nursing

Ronald Poblete, M.D.

Medical Director

Marc Amiel

Human Resources Director

Our board of trustees

John V. Jacobi, Esq., (Board President)

Seton Hall University – School of Law


Thomas A. Flynn, MBA, FACHE, (Treasurer)

Administrator, Chief Compliance Officer

Hackensack University Medical Center

Dr. Amesika Nicole Nyaku

Rutgers University


Anthony Smith

Executive Director For

Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, Inc.


Mervin I. Griffin, M.D., FAAEM

Woodhull Hospital and Mental Health Center/ NYU Affiliation Brooklyn



William P. Orr, M.A.



James M. Oleske, M.D.




NJCRI employs 80 full-time employees, most NJCRI's management and professional staff have worked 20 or more years in the field of HIV. Their licensure, accreditation, and certifications make them highly qualified. They combine extensive experience in community service with concern, knowledge, compassion, expertise and professionalism. 

(973) 483-3444

393 Central Ave. Newark, New Jersey, 07103