Costin Institute, Scholar Cohort 3
Jacqueline Kaari, DO is a graduate of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 1998. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Cooper University Medical Center, Children's Regional Hospital in Camden, NJ in 2001.
Dr. Kaari has been on the faculty of UMDNJ-SOM since July 2001. She currently is Acting Chairperson of Pediatrics, assistant professor and Pediatric Course director. Dr. Kaari serves on the Faculty Practice Plan Finance Committee, Curriculum Committee, Executive Council and chairs the Avian Flu Task Force. She is also Chief of Pediatrics at Kennedy Health System, Washington Township division. She is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians.
Dr. Kaari is involved in the community serving on the board of the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative and the Health Services Advisory Committee of Camden Early Head Start. She has an interest in the identification and provision of healthcare to disparate populations and the developmentally disabled.