Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

Executive Health Physicians

Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine

Michael Steinberg, MD, is a general internist with dual appointments at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the UMDNJ-School of Public Health. In addition to his medical degree, he has master’s level training in the field of public health education and behavioral science. Dr. Steinberg has been listed as a ‘Best Doctor’ several years in a row and was recently elected as a Fellow to the American College of Physicians.

He is active in teaching both medical students and internal medicine residents, and has received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Medicine multiple times.

Michael Steinberg, MD, MPH

In addition, Dr. Steinberg is the director of the nationally recognized UMDNJ Tobacco Dependence Program. He has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts and presented on several topics related to preventive medicine and tobacco issues. Dr. Steinberg has received a career development award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a Physician Faculty Scholar. His research interests include delivery of clinical preventive services and tobacco dependence treatment in primary care and hospital settings.

Dr. Steinberg received his bachelor’s degree with highest honors, from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, his master’s degree in Public Health and his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he graduated first in his class. Dr. Steinberg completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he received numerous awards for excellence in teaching.


Jeffrey Carson, MD
Richard C. Reynolds Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where he is also the Richard C. Reynolds Chair in General Internal Medicine and an attending physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Dr. Carson’s appointments with the medical school also include Medical Director for the Center for Innovations in Bloodless Surgery, and Medicine and Medical Director of The Executive Health Program.

Jeffrey Carson, MD

Dr. Carson’s research has focused on blood management and adverse effects of blood transfusion. He has published more than 100 articles and more than 30 books and book chapters including publications in JAMA, the Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Carson has been included in the ‘Best Doctors’ list for many years and has been the recipient of six teaching awards including the 2002 Alpha Omega Honor Society Faculty Recognition Award.

Dr. Carson received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also completed an internship, residency and chief residency. He received his research training in epidemiology and biostatistics as a Henry J. Kaiser Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Fogarty Senior International Fellow at the University of Oxford in 1995 through 1996.


Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS
Interim Chair and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Dean for Women’s Health

A leading expert in obstetrics and gynecology, Gloria Bachmann, MD, is a well-known authority on women’s health throughout the lifespan.

She holds numerous professional positions at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, including Director of the Women’s Health Institute. At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, she is the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Services.

Dr. Bachmann’s excellence in advancing the understanding of obstetrics and gynecology has been recognized by the profession, which has accorded her numerous awards.

Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS

Honors include; “The World of Women” Girl Scout Award, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) President’s Community Service Award, the New Jersey Academy of Medicine’s Educator Award, and a research award by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) for her pioneering work in the area of vaginal health.

In 2006, she was inducted into the National Library of Medicine as a Local Legend female physician, a prestigious recognition, as she was one of two physicians selected from central New Jersey.

Currently, Dr. Bachmann is a member of the leadership group of the New Jersey section of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Bachmann earned her BA from Rutgers University, an MMS degree from Rutgers Medical School and her MD from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.


Julia P. Grimes DO, MPH
Biographical Sketch

Dr. Grimes has an appointment with the Division of General Internal Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS). She graduated from Rutgers University- Rutgers College New Brunswick, NJ with BS in Biological Sciences. She then worked as a laboratory technician at Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences-Herbert Medical School in Bethesda MD before attending UMDNJ- School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford NJ.

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After completed a residency at UMDNJ- RWJ, she joined the faculty in September 2002, while completing a NRSA post-doctorate fellowship in Health Services Research at Robert Wood Johnson. During her fellowship, she obtained a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology. Her clinical and research interests include bone health, outcomes in hip fractures and women’s health. Moreover, she was a co-investigator in the National Institute’s of Health sponsored clinical trial NOVEL which evaluated nitroglycerin as a prevention treatment for osteoporosis. Her clinical responsibilities include teaching attending for the inpatients service and outpatient clinic. She mentors a number of medical students and residents in regional medical conferences.

In June 2014 she joined the Executive Health Program at RWJUH. She is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and International Society of Clinical Densitometry. As a Certified Clinical Densitometrist, she reads and interprets DXA for the University Medical Group.  She has been a member of the Interagency Council on Osteoporosis since 2005 and its current Chair. In her spare time she can be found cycling, or engaged in outdoor activities with her family, volunteering at school functions or coaching the grammar school track teams.


Anjali Bhandarkar, MD

Anjali Bhandarkar, MD is a general internist received her bachelor's degree with honors from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, NY.  She is a clinical instructor in medicine.  She is actively involved in teaching both students and residents.  She is also active in practice improvement at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group.  She speaks multiple languages including Spanish and Hindi.