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Liangyuan Hu Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

Liangyuan Hu, PhD, joins the School as an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
12-Jul-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nationally Recognized Biostatistician Joins Rutgers to Focus on Cancer Research

Hao Liu, PhD, joins the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health and serves as the Director of Biostatistics Shared Resource at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
9-Jul-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Center Partners with Salvation Army for Event on LGBTQ+ Health Needs

The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Identity, Behavior, and Prevention Studies is collaborating with the Newark Salvation Army to host a virtual conversation about the health needs of the LGBTQ+ community in Newark and New...
16-Jun-2021 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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GSK Consumer Healthcare Partners with Rutgers School of Public Health to Create Urban Public Health Scholarship

Rutgers School of Public Health is pleased to announce that GSK Consumer Healthcare has created a full-tuition scholarship to support a graduate student from a historically underrepresented group.
10-Jun-2021 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers School of Public Health to Host Pride Week

The Rutgers School of Public Health invites you to join its inaugural Pride Week events happening between June 9–11, 2021.
2-Jun-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stigma Remains a Barrier in HIV Prevention and Treatment

Stigma and discrimination, such as homophobia and racism, impede engagement in HIV prevention and use of biomedical tools for treatment in both HIV-negative and HIV-positive gay and bisexual men, according to a Rutgers study.
26-Apr-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Researcher Receives Grant to Build Toolbox to Assess Food Environments

Shauna Downs, assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health, has been awarded a grant from the Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions program to develop tools that will allow researchers to measure natural...
26-Apr-2021 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Named 2021 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award Recipient by the Rutgers School of Public Health

Laurie Garrett, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist, has been named the 2021 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee by the Rutgers School of Public Health. She will serve as the School’s speaker at their 38th graduation ceremony, which will virtually...
14-Apr-2021 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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