Saint Peter’s youngest patients ‘Roar’ in video production of Katy Perry song

May 14, 2014


NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital is proud to share its latest video production. This very special music video of the song “Roar” by Katy Perry features patients of the Saint Peter’s Division of Hematology and Oncology, the staff from the division, and the hospital’s Child Life Program team. Pam Cartaya, RN, of Union Township,  and Melissa Vitale, RN, of Highland Lakes, both nurses who take care of children treated by the staff of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, and Kristal Neal, CCLS, of Asbury Park, coordinator of the Child Life Program, helped coordinate the film project.  Staff members who appear in the video include division chief Stanley Calderwood, M.D.  The video was filmed at Saint Peter’s.  Children selected the song.  

The video is also available on YouTube.

About Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter’s is a state-designated children’s hospital and a regional perinatal center, and is a regional specialist in geriatrics, oncology, orthopedics, women’s services and ambulatory care.

The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital provides families with access to a full range of pediatric specialties, including pediatric cardiology through its affiliation with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Saint Peter’s is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine, and is a regional medical campus of Drexel University College of Medicine.

The hospital, part of the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, is recognized as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, is a three-time winner of the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence in Nursing, and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association in all areas of diabetes education. Saint Peter’s is located at 254 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. For more information about Saint Peter’s, please visit or call 732-745-8600.  

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