Darrell Terry, FACHE
President / CEO
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center / Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Darrell K. Terry Sr. is a 21-year employee of RWJBarnabas Health and has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration at three major New Jersey healthcare organizations. He began his career at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey in 1997 in operations management. He was named senior vice president of operations in 2006, became COO in 2011, and in May 2016 he assumed his current position as president/CEO. In this role, Mr. Terry is responsible for the strategic operations of the 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that is home to one of the nation’s top 10 most active heart transplant centers; RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program; and a Valve Center. He is committed to improving the overall health and wellness of communities served by Newark Beth Israel.
Mr. Terry has pioneered award-winning initiatives such as the “Beth Challenge” and KidsFit, The Beth Greenhouse and the Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center. A graduate of Rutgers University, with a concentration in business management, Mr. Terry received his Master in Healthcare Administration degree from Seton Hall University and a Master of Public Health degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Mr. Terry is a distinguished Paul Harris Fellow, sits on several boards and has received numerous awards throughout his career, including numerous community service awards. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.