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Harlan Martin

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Harlan Martin


Harlan Martin of Manalapan, NJ, a pharmacist and long-term healthcare pioneer in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, passed away on October 25th, 2016, after valiantly fighting cancer. He was 72.

A funeral service will begin promptly at 11am on Friday, October 28th at Temple Shaari Emeth, 400 Craig Road in Manalapan.

Mr. Martin was the founder and CEO of Pharma-Care, Inc, a consulting practice serving over 45,000 patients a year and nearly 500 facilities.

Martin graduated from the Rutgers School of Pharmacy. He was a founder of the NJ Long-Term Care Leaders Coalition; the Joint Board For Certification of Consultant Pharmacists; and the NJ Academy of Consultant Pharmacists, where he also served as President.

He was Chairman of the NJ Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board; a Regional Director, Fellow and two-time board member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists; and a board member and former Vice President of Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc.

For 8 years, he served on the board of Temple Emanu-El in Westfield.

Martin taught the NJ Nursing Home Administrators course, and was a nationally renowned author and speaker on all aspects of long-term care.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Susan Kessler Martin, with whom he lived in Westfield for 34 years before moving to Manalapan.

He was the loving father of Ross (and Jordana) Martin of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, and Rachel (and Scott) Blumberg of Manalapan; the devoted "Poppy" of Dashiell and Theodore Martin, Jacob and Dara Blumberg; and the brother of Marlene Tuch of North Caldwell.

Tributes may be made to the and .

Arrangements are by Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Manalapan.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 27, 2016
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