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Dean to Receive Hyacinth Award for HIV Work to End HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Rutgers School of Public Health dean, Perry N. Halkitis, will receive the Hyacinth Award, from the Hyacinth Foundation.
22-Oct-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Student Receives Health Policy Research Scholars Fellowship

Grace Ibitamuno, a MD/PhD student at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers School of Public Health, has received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Fellowship to support her work advancing health equity.
1-Oct-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Center Awarded OSHA Susan Harwood Training Program Grant

The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Workforce Development has received the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Susan Harwood Training Program Grant for the eleventh consecutive year.
24-Sep-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Center Receives Funding for LGBTQ+ Academic Journal

The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) has received $25,000 from the PRIDE Alliance People and Business Resource Group at Bristol Myers Squibb to support their journal, Annals of...
23-Sep-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Launches COVID-19 Seroprevalence Study in Essex County

Rutgers School of Public Health, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and the North Jersey Community Research Initiative, have launched a study to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) antibodies among Essex County residents using...
21-Sep-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Faculty Receives Grant to Develop Method That Will Integrate Biomedical Gene Expression Data

Rutgers School of Public Health assistant professor, Wei (Vivian) Li, has received a Busch Biomedical Grant to develop a statistical method and software package that will integrate single-cell level gene expression data from multiple patients,...
18-Sep-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers School of Public Health Student Receives Fulbright Award

Rohit Mukherjee, a student in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the Rutgers School of Public Health, has received a Fulbright Award in public health for the 2020-2021 academic year.
11-Sep-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers School of Public Health Appoints Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Jaya Satagopan, professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Director of the Center for South Asian Quantitative Health and Education at the Rutgers School of Public Health will be serving as the Interim Associate Dean for...
31-Aug-2020 6:05 PM EDT 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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To advance health and wellbeing and prevent disease throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world, by preparing students as public health leaders, scholars, and practitioners; conducting public health research and scholarship; engaging collaboratively with communities and populations; and actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice.

A world in which all people have the opportunity to reach their full potential in terms of health and wellbeing and where solutions to public health challenges are rooted in population and individual strengths based on a commitment to equity and social justice.

Through the achievement of the goals and objectives outlined in this five-year strategic plan, the Rutgers School of Public Health aspires to be recognized as one of the nation’s top 20 ranked schools and an emerging global leader in addressing 21st century public health challenges.

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