Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Joins OHI

Posted on November 2, 2011 By

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Margaret Cocuzza, Brick, has joined the staff of Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin.  As a family nurse practitioner, Cocuzza will work with the medical staff to manage all aspects of patient care, including physical exams, diagnosis, treatment and follow up. She will also monitor
protocols to ensure effective patient care and best practice outcomes.

Before working at OHI, Cocuzza was a nurse practitioner at the Minute Clinic of CVS for the Central Jersey region, and the New Jersey State Prison, Trenton, where she was responsible for the adult population there, including such duties as assessment, planning, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.

Cocuzza received her B.S. and M.S. in nursing from Felician College, N.J. During her 24 years of nursing,  she has completed the recommended clinical hours in such areas as pediatrics, medical, women’s
health, and cardiac.  She is a member of American College Nurse Practitioners, American Academy Nurse Practitioners and American Nurses Association of Critical Care.

Cocuzza is practicing at the offices of OHI, Lakewood and Toms River, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. For further information call 732-363-6655, Lakewood; or 732-552-0377, Toms River; or visit

About Ocean Health Initiatives OHI, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; and 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; and 333 Haywood Road Manahawkin, provides comprehensive preventative and primary care, including pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations, and dental health to the area’s uninsured,
underinsured, and undocumented residents on a sliding-fee scale, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call a representative in the Call Center at either 732-552-0377, Toms River, or 732-363-6655, Lakewood. Visit www.ohinj.org.
for further information.