David Adinaro MD

Deputy Commissioner of Public Health Services
NJ Department of Health
55 N. Willow St.
United States


Public Health Services maintains and improves the health of New Jersey’s citizens by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing the spread of communicable diseases, improving environmental and workplace factors that impact people’s health, and ensuring the reliability of New Jersey’s health infrastructure and emergency response network.

Before joining the Department, Dr. Adinaro served as Chief Medical Officer for the Secaucus Field Medical Station, a 250-bed hospital set up quickly to relieve pressure on hospitals in northern New Jersey during the COVID-19 response. Prior to that, he was a physician for 17 years at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, where he held many positions including Chief of Emergency Medicine and Vice President/Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Adinaro became an EMT as a teenager and volunteered on first aid squads for 17 years. He graduated from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School in 2000 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Morristown Medical Center in 2003.


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