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Faculty Receive Grant to Examine the Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 Public Health Policies in Uganda

Rutgers faculty receive grant to study how COVID-19 policies affect health care utilization, food security, and mental health in sub-Saharan Africa.
16-Jul-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Faculty Receive Grant to Explore the Impact of COVID-19 on People Living with HIV

Rutgers faculty receive grant to study how the current pandemic impacts people living with HIV, who may be at heightened risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared to the general population.
16-Jul-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Will Explore Language Biases in COVID-19 Information Searches on the Internet

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...
19-May-2020 7:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers School of Public Health Students Team up with New Jersey Poison Center’s COVID-19 Hotline

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...
11-May-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Thurman Barnes Joins the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research and 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...
4-May-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Launches Doctor of Public Health Degree Program

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.
29-Apr-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers COVID-19 Center Names Associate Director for 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...
6-Apr-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Faculty Awarded $4.1 Million Contract to Evaluate Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs

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...
5-Mar-2020 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Dean Available to Speak about Rise of Drug Use and Abuse as a Result of the Mental Health Fallout from the COVID-19 Pandemic

29-Apr-2020 1:50 PM EDT

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Rutgers Expert Available to Speak Behavior Change That will be Necessary to Move Beyond Stay- at- Home Orders

28-Apr-2020 12:20 PM EDT

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Rutgers Expert Available to Speak About the Ethics Behind Developing a COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine

20-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT

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Rutgers Biostatistician Available to Speak About COVID-19 in India

13-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT

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Rutgers Expert Available to Speak About COVID-19 and Heightened Risk for Those Living with HIV

13-Apr-2020 1:40 PM EDT

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Professional and College Sports Not Likely to Come Back Soon

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...
26-Mar-2020 11:50 AM EDT

Rutgers Expert Available to Comment on the Rise of Methamphetamine Use and Deaths

23-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST

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Rutgers Promotes Safe Patient Handling Practices to Reduce Health Care Worker Injuries

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...
19-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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