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About Herb

Dr. Herb Conaway, the son of a teacher and nurse, is a proud lifelong resident of Burlington County. Shaped by the service of his parents and community, Herb knew from a young age he wanted to serve his community and pursued an education in medicine after graduating from public high school. Dr. Conaway received an undergrad degree from Princeton University, a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and finally a law degree from Rutgers Law School in Camden. 

After finishing his education, Herb joined the U.S. Air Force, becoming a Captain in the Medical Corps at McGuire Air Force Base. There, he served as general medical officer and rose to assistant director of the primary care clinic during his four years of service.

Following his internal medicine residency, Dr. Conaway began practice in primary care settings before moving on to work as a clinical professor in an inner-city, community hospital teaching the next generation of physicians. 

Dr. Conaway has faithfully served the residents of the 7th Legislative District as an Assemblyman for 25 years. In the New Jersey Legislature, Dr. Conaway is Chairman of the Health Committee, a member of the Budget Committee, and a member of the Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. In these roles, Dr. Conaway played a leading role in passing New Jersey’s most significant health laws; sponsored New Jersey’s school funding formula; increased fiscal accountability within school districts; added technology to core curriculum standards; and modernized nutritional standards in public schools. Finally, he has sponsored successful legislation on environmental protection, property tax relief, veterans services, and public safety.

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