Rutgers Responds to the Coronavirus Outbreak

Rutgers experts offer insight and advice on a range of topics related to COVID-19.

Past Research Grants
Growing Peppers—and Resiliency—in Puerto Rico

A partnership in Las Carolinas, Puerto Rico, is helping the volunteers of a community kitchen grow vegetables and herbs to support their efforts feeding local residents. Beyond the garden, a sense of empowerment also is blooming.

Veggie Rx Promotes Connections Between Food and Health

Founded at Rutgers, the newly expanded program serves New Brunswick’s poor and low-income residents by providing fresh produce from New Jersey’s farms and convenient access to health services.

No Longer a Death Sentence: Transforming Cancer Care and Prevention in Africa

A Rutgers Global Health Institute initiative combines advancements in telemedicine with lessons learned from earlier battles against HIV to increase cancer survival rates in an area that needs it the most.

Past Education, Training, and Capacity Building Grants
Global Health Seed Grants

Rutgers Global Health Institute awards Global Health Seed Grants to faculty conducting collaborative, interdisciplinary activities that address health inequities in New Jersey and around the world. With these grants, we aim to help faculty pursue new ideas and seed expanded research and funding.

Where Are We Now?

It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.

Rutgers Experts Explore Questions, Concerns Over COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

As researchers race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, two Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss how clinical trials work, the ethics of developing and distributing a vaccine, safety and efficacy in clinical trials, and what a successful vaccine may mean.

The Real World of Global Health

The first graduates of New Jersey Medical School’s global health distinction program talk about what they’re thinking and feeling as they careen into the medical profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.