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Renowned Rutgers Specialist to Receive Prestigious International Award

Dr. P. Ashley Wackym, professor and inaugural 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 next Gold Medal Award recipient.
19-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know to Reduce Your Risk

As the nation recognizes Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Ruby Greywoode, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, shares some important information about...
8-Mar-2019 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Fellowship Program at Rutgers Aims to Improve Access to Surgical Care in Colombia—and Closer to Home

Global surgery is often referred to as the neglected stepchild of global health, but Gregory Peck, DO, assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is trying to change that through a global surgery fellowship program...
15-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Jersey Public Health Laboratory Collaboration with Rutgers Is a Win-Win for Both

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the New Jersey Department of Health formalized a partnership that brought a member of the medical school’s faculty in as medical director of the laboratory. The lab oversees clinical diagnostic and...
7-Jan-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Two Young Women with Cystic Fibrosis Reflect on their Care at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Nationally Ranked CF Center

Julia and Cameron were born with cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited, chronic, progressive disease that affects respiratory and pancreatic function. Both artists and athletes, they refuse to let the disease define their lives, and consider themselves...
12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Rutgers Anesthesiology Chair Committed to 'Chasing Zero'

Safety, quality, and patient-centric care have long been a passion for Dr. Keith Lewis. After more than 30 years in the Boston area, he brings that passion and an enthusiasm for new program development, collaboration and team-building, and...
27-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Knowing You Have Prediabetes Could Prevent Onset of Deadly Disease

With more than 30 million Americans who suffer from type 2 diabetes, prevention is paramount. Many Americans are diagnosed or at risk for prediabetes, a precursor to diabetes. Anupam Ohri, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood...
19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Military Personnel Who Serve in Life and Death

The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National...
9-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Suicide Rates on the Rise: Signs to Look for and How to Help Someone at Risk

11-Jun-2018 3:35 PM 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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New Jersey and National Rates of SIDS Reduced 50 Percent

Two mothers share their experience with the SIDS Center of New Jersey following the loss of an infant. The SIDS Center of New Jersey's research and educational programs have contributed to the significant decrease in the rate of SIDS during the past...
29-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Wonder How Bad Your Allergies Will Be This Spring?

Allergist Says Spring Weather, More Than Record-Setting Winter Precipitation, Determines Symptom Severity. With record-setting snowfall and wet weather in the region this winter, one question comes to mind for many as spring approaches: how bad...
9-Mar-2010 4:40 PM EST

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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 Find us online at and


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