A foundation for Hope - Rutgers Magazine A charitable organization that grew out of two families’ devastating losses is supporting Rutgers research to help save future newborns
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CHINJ, RWJ and The HSSF Combined Forces To Offer An Educational and Informative Panel
On Wednesday February 18, 2016, the CHINJ, RWJ and The Hudson Shea Stella Faith Research Fun combined forces to offer an educational and informative panel/session during the OB/GYN Grand Rounds on the Real Family Experience behind Neonatal Loss and Stillbirth. The core mission was to teach about the causes is stillbirth and neonatal loss, but more importantly the impact that healthcare practitioners can have on the family who has suffered from such a loss. Adam Yoskowitz and Canaan Himmelbaum participated on the panel to give their perspective and to share their stories surrounding their own personal losses and how the healthcare community impacted them. The session was emotional, yet uplifting and informational. The Hudson Shea Foundation has integrated with The CHINJ to continue focusing on research dedicated to finding a cure for neonatal losses and Stillbirths through their generous donation of $100,000.00 in creating The Hudson Shea Stella Faith Research Fund.
Children Health Institute of New Jerseys Welcomes Canaan Himmelbaum to Board of Directors
Canaan Himmelbaum currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Advanced Discovery. In this role, Mr. Himmelbaum oversees Business Development and Consulting for a global eDiscovery Corporation. Mr. Himmelbaum also leverages his years of experience working in-house as Litigation and eDiscovery Counsel at Glanbia, PLC where he worked on large scale eDiscovery litigation and M&A matters. He advises and consults with Clients that are part of Advanced Discovery’s Healthcare, Food/Beverage, Oil/Gas/Energy and Antitrust Groups. He consults on planning and budgeting, internal investigations and information governance. Additionally, Mr. Himmelbaum has a long history of philanthropic fundraising and is a staunch advocate for children’s health. Mr. Himmelbaum is active with the Hudson Shea Foundation, which raises awareness and funds to help the continued research surrounding pre-term labor and stillbirths. Having suffered the loss of a child (Stella Faith) to pre-term labor, Mr. Himmelbaum and the Hudson Shea Foundation host monthly bereavement groups for Father’s who have suffered the loss of a child. This is Mr. Himmelbaum’s motivation to continue his support for medical research.
Donation Establishes New Child Health Research Fund
The Child Health Institute of New Jersey received a $100,000 donation from the Hudson Shea Foundation to create the Hudson Shea and Stella Faith Research Fund in pregnancy loss and prematurity. The funds will be awarded yearly to support the research of an outstanding Rutgers investigator whose work strives to understand the fundamental causes of preterm birth and associated life-threatening neonatal disorders, with the hope of finding preventive measures or a cure. The mission of the Hudson Shea Foundation is to raise awareness and medical funding for perinatal and infant death. The foundation also provides platforms for grief counseling services and perinatal bereavement groups. The Hudson Shea Foundation honors and remembers all lost babies at its annual Angel Walk, being held on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Van Saun County Park in Paramus