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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


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


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

New Jersey Resident Thrives After Low Chance of Surviving Brain Hemorrhage

On August 16, 2017, Rahway resident John Odin was told life-altering news: his wife of 27 years, Frances, had a very poor chance of surviving surgery after multiple brain aneurysms. The previous few days were a blur as Fran, who was previously in...
22-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Rutgers Research Defines Mechanism of Immune Protein that “Flutters” Like a Butterfly in Search of Viral Infection

Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have identified an important step in the process that allows our bodies to fight viruses.
27-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Uninsured Major Cardiac-related Hospitalizations Declined in First Year After ACA

States that expanded eligibility for their Medicaid program in 2014 when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, saw fewer uninsured patients among major cardiac-related hospitalizations in the first year compared with states that did not...
24-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Global Neurosurgery Leader to Head Neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health

In a transformative move that will significantly improve the capacity for neurosurgical services in the state and enhance Rutgers’ and RWJBarnabas Health’s reputation among the top tier of neurosurgical care providers, renowned neurosurgeon Dr....
31-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT 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


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


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


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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