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Pioneering Neurosurgeon Appointed Chair at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health

Robert E. Gross, MD, PhD, a renowned neurosurgeon who has led collaborative teams of clinician-scientists in the pursuit of improving the quality of life for patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders, has been appointed joint chair of the...
10-Aug-2023 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Generous Gift for the Future of Aging: Parker Health Group Gives $18.8 Million to Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

A gift of $18.8 million was announced today from Parker Health Group—a Piscataway, New Jersey-based leader in aging services—to the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. This gift will create the Parker Health Group Division of Geriatrics...
17-Jul-2023 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Renowned Rutgers Specialist to Receive Prestigious International Award

Dr. P. Ashley Wackym, professor and founding chair of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, has been selected by the Prosper Ménière Society as its 2023 Gold Medal Award recipient.
8-Mar-2023 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers, RWJUH Cardiology Leader to Receive ACC’s Gifted Educator Award

Dr. Partho P. Sengupta, chief of cardiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), an RWJBarnabas Health Facility, has been selected by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as its 2023...
3-Mar-2023 3:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smoking Throughout Pregnancy is Tied to Five-fold-Plus Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

Data from nearly 5 million births show that the longer the duration of smoking, the higher the risk, say Rutgers researchers.
26-Jan-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Offers Lifesaving COVID-19 Resources in Six Languages

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics recently launched a website that presents multilingual resources about COVID-19 vaccines in children and young adults.
3-Oct-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Local Boy Scouts of America Council Honors Rutgers Program Director During a Tribute to Women Luncheon

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Susan Giordano of Jackson, N.J., is one of six women honored this week by the Boy Scouts of America’s Patriots' Path Council at its annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon at the Plainfield Country...
22-Sep-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Marker and Potential Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

There is an urgent need for new and better treatments for the 3 million people who suffer from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Since the causes of IBD remain unknown, most therapies are directed against inflammation, but a better understanding of the...
9-May-2022 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Resources to Reduce the Risk of SIDS Available to Caregivers and Health Care Professionals

Rutgers SIDS Center of New Jersey Offers Multi-language Webinars and Mobile App to Share Safe to Sleep Guidelines During SIDS Awareness Month
3-Oct-2022 2:05 PM EDT

Rutgers Pediatrician Advocates for Continued Masking and Precautions to Reduce Risks of COVID-19 in Children

As parents plan for children to return to school, Dr. Kleinman shares ways to mitigate the risk of becoming ill with COVID-19.
9-Sep-2021 3:55 PM EDT

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Rutgers Neurologist Explores Link between COVID and ‘Brain Fog,’ Dementia

A new Rutgers study will examine how COVID-19 is affecting individuals in a number of cognitive-related areas, including memory loss, “brain fog,” and dementia.
2-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: How Experts at Rutgers Are Addressing the Pandemic’s Impact on Mental Health and Risk for Suicide

A recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the incidence of people seriously considering suicide in the prior 30 days almost doubled over the previous year. For essential workers, that figure jumps to 21.7...
9-Mar-2021 2:20 PM EST

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A Rutgers Pediatrician Offers Tips for Families on Staying Mindful When Using Screens

During the COVID-19 pandemic, most children are spending more time on screens since other activities are limited. With children also participating in virtual learning, many parents are concerned that this increased use of screen time could be...
9-Sep-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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Enterovirus D68's Emergence in New Jersey

Dr. Amisha Malhotra, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, explains the symptoms of enterovirus D68, why children are more susceptible and which children are at risk for developing more serious illness....
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Ebola: What Is It and Who Is at Risk?

Born in Sierra Leone, Mafudia Suaray, a family physician at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is helping to raise awareness about the disease. She answers some of the common questions about this new international health crisis.
30-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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About RUTGERS ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL
As one of the nation’s leading comprehensive medical schools, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. Part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, and the Women's Health Institute. The medical school has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top 100 medical schools in the nation and No. 1 in the state for research and primary care.

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility and the medical school's principal affiliate, comprise one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. Clinical services are provided by more than 500 faculty physicians in 200+ specialties and subspecialties as part of Rutgers Health, the clinical arm of Rutgers University.

The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway, and provides continuing education courses for health care professionals and community education programs. To learn more about Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, visit rwjms.rutgers.edu. Find us online at www.Facebook.com/RWJMedicalSchool and www.twitter.com/RWJMS.

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