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Part I: Jovita Oruwari, MD
Jovita Oruwari, MD, joined Mercy Clinic as a surgical oncologist. She is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. She attended New Jersey Medical School, had residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey and a fellowship at Hasbro Hospital. Mercy Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led group affiliated with Mercy hospitals in St. Louis, Washington, Mo., and Crystal City, Mo.
Part II: Robert Ostfeld, MD
Robert Ostfeld, M.D., MSc., a cardiologist, is the founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore, an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Associate Director of the Cardiology Fellowship at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Ostfeld earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa; his MD from Yale University School of Medicine; and his Masters of Science in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Ostfeld completed his medical internship and residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and his cardiology fellowship and research fellowship in Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital – both teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. His professional interests include cardiovascular disease prevention, medical education and clinical research. He earned the Outstanding Full Time Attending of the Year award at Montefiore for excellence in teaching medical residents; the Program Director’s Award for dedicated service on behalf of the Montefiore-Einstein Cardiology Fellowship; and was elected to the Leo M. Davidoff Society at Einstein for outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical students.