Although Black families are more likely to be caring for a family member with dementia, they are less likely to have financial resources for outside care. Rutgers University–Newark has programs to help.
As part of an NIH initiative, Rutgers researchers will provide serologic antibody testing to help determine the incidence and effects of long COVID on children. The testing will be performed in the laboratory of Maria Laura Gennaro, a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Cancer epidemiologist Hari Iyer had considered becoming a medical doctor. Woojin Jung has done work related to data science, poverty, and international aid policy. These Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members, now in roles focused on improving the health and well-being of vulnerable populations, discuss the unexpected directions their career paths have taken.
During the March 20–24 fundraising event, we came together as a community to help Rutgers Global Health Institute faculty confront health disparities, locally and worldwide.