Meet Our Spokespeople

Christie Pearce

Spokesperson for K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital

Christie RamponeAs the official spokesperson for the Children's Hospital, Olympic Gold Medalist, Christie Pearce takes time to visit the children on the pediatric floor, attend community events with Doctor Bernard, and speaks with children about the importance of exercise, safety, and healthy eating. After living in Monmouth and Ocean counties for most of her life, delivering both of her daughters at Jersey Shore. Christie has put her trust in the Children's Hospital and Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Harry Carson

Spokesperson for Meridian Neuroscience

Harry CarsonHarry Carson, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Captain of the New York Giants is an advocate for concussion and stroke awareness, which is the key reason he has partnered with Meridian Neuroscience. As celebrity spokesperson Harry Carson will visit Meridian hospitals regularly to meet with patients on the neuroscience floors along with participate in Meridian Neuroscience events to educate the community on stroke and concussions.

Noelle McNeil

Community Ambassador for Meridian Neuroscience

Noelle McNeilNoelle has a very inspiring story. On August 2, 2005, she was a bright, athletic college student home preparing to participate in a horse show in Monroe Township, NJ. It was supposed to be a typical show; however the horse she was riding refused at the jump and fell causing them both to crash to the ground. Noelle was rendered comatose immediately. She clung to life and eventually spent four and a half months in rehabilitation, followed by a year and a half in a wheelchair. Now, six years after her accident, Noelle is walking without assistance, driving, and enjoying life.