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Newswise: New Research Will Explore Language Biases in COVID-19 Information Searches on the Internet
Released: 19-May-2020 7:10 AM EDT
New Research Will Explore Language Biases in COVID-19 Information Searches on the Internet
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health assistant professor, Pamela Valera, PhD, MSW, and Rutgers School of Communication and Information assistant professor, Vivek Singh, PhD, have received a National Science Foundation grant to analyze the differences in COVID-19 related online searches for English and Spanish speaking users.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health Students Team up with New Jersey Poison Center’s COVID-19 Hotline
Released: 11-May-2020 2:30 PM EDT
Rutgers School of Public Health Students Team up with New Jersey Poison Center’s COVID-19 Hotline
Rutgers School of Public Health

To meet the growing demand for qualified individuals to staff the hotline, NJPIES - which is part of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School - recruited and trained volunteers from throughout Rutgers, including the Rutgers School of Public Health, the state’s only accredited graduate school of public health, whose students were among the first to volunteer.

Newswise: Thurman Barnes Joins the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research and Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 4-May-2020 3:25 PM EDT
Thurman Barnes Joins the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research and Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

Thurman Barnes has been appointed as the assistant director of the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research, and associate professor in the department of urban-global public health at the Rutgers School of Public Health. He will start his new role at Rutgers this May.

Newswise: Rutgers Launches Doctor of Public Health Degree Program
Released: 29-Apr-2020 1:40 PM EDT
Rutgers Launches Doctor of Public Health Degree Program
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health has launched its newly revised Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Degree in Leadership, Practice and Research, which is accepting students for the Fall 2020 semester.

Newswise: Rutgers COVID-19 Center Names Associate Director for Public Health
Released: 6-Apr-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Rutgers COVID-19 Center Names Associate Director for Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers COVID Response Pandemic Preparedness Center, which is coordinating the university’s myriad research, public health, and outreach efforts to combat COVID-19, has named Henry F. Raymond, associate professor in the department of biostatistics and epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health, as it’s associate director for public health.

Newswise: Professional and College Sports Not Likely to Come Back Soon
Released: 26-Mar-2020 11:50 AM EDT
Professional and College Sports Not Likely to Come Back Soon
Rutgers School of Public Health

Professional and college sports leagues are unlikely to resume their COVID-19-interrupted seasons anytime soon, according to Mitchel Rosen, a preparedness expert at the Rutgers School of Public Health. While unfortunate for Americans who look to sports to maintain a sense of normalcy, the interruption of play protects the health of spectators and players.

Released: 5-Mar-2020 3:05 PM EST
Faculty Awarded $4.1 Million Contract to Evaluate Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health assistant professor Thomas Mackie was awarded a $4.1 million contract from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the effectiveness of Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs available to pregnant and postpartum women across the United States.

Newswise: Tammy Snyder Murphy Named 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee
Released: 3-Mar-2020 5:05 PM EST
Tammy Snyder Murphy Named 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee
Rutgers School of Public Health

Tammy Snyder Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey, has been named the 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee by the Rutgers School of Public Health. She will also serve as the school’s speaker at their 35th graduation ceremony.

Released: 1-Oct-2019 2:15 PM EDT
Rutgers Launches Graduate Degree in Public Health for Clinicians
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health has launched a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree for clinicians. The degree program will begin accepting students for the spring 2020 semester.

Newswise: New study identifies risk factors for head and neck cancer among 9/11 responders
Released: 23-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
New study identifies risk factors for head and neck cancer among 9/11 responders
Rutgers School of Public Health

A recent Rutgers study identified factors that may put people who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) at increased risk for cancers of the head and neck, such as oral cavity, oropharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers.

Newswise: Children Spend Less Time Reading and Engaging in Physical Activity as They Grow Older
18-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Children Spend Less Time Reading and Engaging in Physical Activity as They Grow Older
Rutgers School of Public Health

A new study from Queen’s University Belfast and Rutgers School of Public Health researchers has found that children from disadvantaged backgrounds spend less time reading and engaging in physical activity and exercise than their peers as they get older.

Newswise: Racquel (Kelly) Kohler Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 17-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Racquel (Kelly) Kohler Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Racquel (Kelly) Kohler, PhD, has joined the department of health behavior, society, and policy, as an instructor, and the Center for Cancer Health Equity at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey as a member.

Newswise: Ollie Ganz Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies
Released: 6-Sep-2019 8:50 AM EDT
Ollie Ganz Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Ollie Ganz, DrPH, MSPH, will be joining the department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor in November.

Newswise: Marybec Griffin Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 26-Aug-2019 9:05 AM EDT
Marybec Griffin Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Marybec Griffin, PhD, MPH, MA, will be joining the department of health behavior, society, and policy as an assistant professor in September.

Newswise: Michelle Jeong Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies
Released: 22-Aug-2019 10:20 AM EDT
Michelle Jeong Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health and the Center for Tobacco Studies is excited to announce that Michelle Jeong, PhD, has joined the department of health behavior, society and policy, as an assistant professor, and Center for Tobacco Studies as a member.

Newswise: Vince Silenzio Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 21-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Vince Silenzio Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Vince Silenzio, MD, MPH, will be joining the department of urban-global public health as a professor in November 2019.

Newswise: Rutgers Develops Cancer Health Justice Lab in Newark
Released: 7-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Rutgers Develops Cancer Health Justice Lab in Newark
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Cancer Health Justice Lab (CHJL) at the Rutgers School of Public Health has launched a series of educational programming on cancer information, prevention, and treatment.

Newswise: Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Released: 18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research are excited to announce that Elissa Kozlov, PhD, has joined their faculty this past May. She joined the School of Public Health’s department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor, and is a resident faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

Newswise: Mark McGovern Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 15-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Mark McGovern Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Mark McGovern, PhD, will be joining the department of health behavior, society, and policy as an assistant professor in the fall.

Newswise: Slawa Rokicki Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 2-Jul-2019 9:20 AM EDT
Slawa Rokicki Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Slawa Rokicki, PhD, will be joining the department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor in August.

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Released: 20-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Rutgers Film Highlights the Importance of Community Living for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers Community Living Education Project (CLEP) premiered A Day in the Life of… Burton, Neva, and John at Rutgers Cinema on Monday, June 17.

Newswise: Stephanie Shiau Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 19-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Stephanie Shiau Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Stephanie Shiau, PhD, will be joining the department of biostatistics and epidemiology as an instructor in August.

Newswise: Vivian Li Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 10-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
Vivian Li Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Vivian (Wei) Li, PhD, will be joining the department of biostatistics and epidemiology as an assistant professor in August.

Newswise: Jaya Satagopan Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 3-Jun-2019 12:00 AM EDT
Jaya Satagopan Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce Jaya Satagopan, PhD, will be joining the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology as a professor of biostatistics in September.

Newswise: Devin English Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 20-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EDT
Devin English Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Devin English, PhD, will be joining the department of urban-global public health as an assistant professor in August.

Newswise: Former Inmates Need Social Supports to Maintain Mental Health, Rutgers Study Says
Released: 19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Former Inmates Need Social Supports to Maintain Mental Health, Rutgers Study Says
Rutgers School of Public Health

Men released from prison who receive social, community and spiritual support have better mental health, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers School of Public Health.

Newswise: Rutgers Dean Appointed to Newark’s LGBTQ Commission
14-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Rutgers Dean Appointed to Newark’s LGBTQ Commission
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health dean, Perry N. Halkitis, has been appointed to the Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission, convened by Mayor Ras J. Baraka of Newark.

Released: 6-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
Should Patients Be Considered Consumers?
Rutgers School of Public Health

There is broad support for building health care systems that are patient centered, seen as a means of improving health outcomes and as morally worthy in itself. But the concept of patient-centered care has increasingly merged with the concept of patients as consumers, which “is conceptually confused and potentially harmful,” write Michael K. Gusmano, a Hastings Center research scholar and an associate professor at Rutgers University; Karen J. Maschke, a Hastings Center research scholar; and Hastings Center president Mildred Z. Solomon in an article in the March 2019 issue of Health Affairs.

Newswise: Rutgers Dean to Serve on State-Wide AIDS Epidemic Committee
Released: 4-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
Rutgers Dean to Serve on State-Wide AIDS Epidemic Committee
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health dean, Perry N. Halkitis and associate professor of epidemiology, Henry F. Raymond, have joined New Jersey’s new “End AIDS Epidemic Committee.” The Committee, which was convened by Governor Phil Murphy, is one of several measures being taken by New Jersey to curtail new HIV infections and improve the health of those living with the virus.

Newswise: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Newark Celebrates the Rutgers School of Public Health’s New Location
Released: 22-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Newark Celebrates the Rutgers School of Public Health’s New Location
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its new Newark location at One Riverfront Plaza. The event brought together important partners from Rutgers University, the community, and the State, further strengthening the School’s commitment to conducting relevant public health work with and for the communities that they serve.

Newswise: Rutgers Promotes Safe Patient Handling Practices to Reduce Health Care Worker Injuries
Released: 19-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Rutgers Promotes Safe Patient Handling Practices to Reduce Health Care Worker Injuries
Rutgers School of Public Health

Nurses, nurse aids, orderlies, emergency medical technicians and physical and occupational therapists have some of the highest numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries. Chronic back pain and musculoskeletal injuries resulting from unsafe patient handling contribute to days missed from work and employee compensation claims and are a leading reason these professionals change careers.

Released: 18-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Rutgers Conference Examines Safe Patient Handling
Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is partnering with several organizations to host, for the first time in the state of New Jersey, a Safe Patient Handling Conference on the Rutgers Busch Campus in Piscataway on March 19, 2018 from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Newswise: Dr. Mark Wade Named 2019 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award Recipient by the Rutgers School of Public Health
Released: 11-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST
Dr. Mark Wade Named 2019 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award Recipient by the Rutgers School of Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health

Mark Wade, MD, has been awarded the 2019 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award by the Rutgers School of Public Health. He will also provide the “Public Health Lecture” at the School’s Convocation Ceremony.

Released: 18-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT
Rutgers Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant for the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
Rutgers School of Public Health

A new $18 million center grant awarded to Rutgers and University of Pennsylvania Researchers will allow them to take aim at the effects of tobacco marketing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have renewed their commitment to the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) program and awarded a second cohort (TCORS 2.0) of Centers.

Newswise: $2.5M Rutgers Grant Will Study Cadmium Exposure in Expecting Mothers
Released: 6-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT
$2.5M Rutgers Grant Will Study Cadmium Exposure in Expecting Mothers
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers researchers, with the aid of $2.5 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant, will study how exposure to cadmium during pregnancy can impact fetal development.

19-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT
$3M Grant Supports Rutgers Initiative to Study Tobacco 21 Laws
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers researchers, with the aid of a new $3 million National Cancer Institute grant, will be studying the effectiveness of Tobacco 21 laws in the hopes of helping determine how tobacco control policies aimed at young people can be strengthened to improve their health and avoid untimely deaths due to tobacco-related illness.

Newswise: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Behavior: Special Issue of Hormones and Behavior Released
Released: 12-Jun-2018 10:50 AM EDT
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Behavior: Special Issue of Hormones and Behavior Released
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health Professor Dr. Emily Barrett, PhD, and North Carolina State University Professor Dr. Heather Patisaul, PhD, have guest edited “Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Behavior,” a special issue of the journal of Hormones and Behavior.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health: Convocation 2018
Released: 17-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT
Rutgers School of Public Health: Convocation 2018
Rutgers School of Public Health

Convocation remarks by Dean Perry N. Halkitis of the Rutgers School of Public Health to the graduating class of 2018.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health Appoints Biostatistics Chair
Released: 3-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Rutgers School of Public Health Appoints Biostatistics Chair
Rutgers School of Public Health

Dr. Jason Roy, PhD, will join the Rutgers School of Public Health as the Chair of the Department of Biostatistics on July 1, 2018.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health Appoints Urban-Global Chair
5-Mar-2018 7:00 AM EST
Rutgers School of Public Health Appoints Urban-Global Chair
Rutgers School of Public Health

Dr. Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH, will join the Rutgers School of Public Health as the Chair of the Department of Urban-Global Public Health in April.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health Names 2018 Convocation Speaker: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Released: 12-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST
Rutgers School of Public Health Names 2018 Convocation Speaker: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health names Dr. Abdul El-Sayed as their 2018 Convocation Speaker and Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award recipient.

Newswise: Rutgers School of Public Health Faculty Receives ASPPH Early Career Public Health Research Award
Released: 2-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
Rutgers School of Public Health Faculty Receives ASPPH Early Career Public Health Research Award
Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health faculty, Olivia A. Wackowski, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Early Career Public Health Research Award.

Newswise: Affordable Care Act’s 1332 Waiver Examined by Policy Experts
Released: 31-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
Affordable Care Act’s 1332 Waiver Examined by Policy Experts
Rutgers School of Public Health

Potential impacts of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers examined.

Released: 31-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
Reduced Cancer Risk with Groundwater Treatment Requirements
Rutgers School of Public Health

Cancer risk due to arsenic exposure in Hopewell Township (Mercer County), New Jersey is reduced with the use of arsenic treatment systems.


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