Shristi Rawal

Shristi Rawal’s research takes a life-course epidemiological approach to examine the nutritional and biopsychosocial risk factors of cardiometabolic diseases, with a focus on pregnancy as a critical life event that influences the short- and long-term cardiometabolic health of women and their children. Primarily, her research emphasis has been on identifying early biomarkers and dietary and […]

Shobha Swaminathan

Associate professor Shobha Swaminathan is the clinical research site leader for the NIH-funded clinical trials unit at New Jersey Medical School. She also is the medical director of the infectious diseases practice at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Swaminathan is the principal investigator of many Ryan White grants to provide HIV care and treatment, […]

Vincent Silenzio

Vincent Silenzio received his MD and MPH degrees from Rutgers, and he focused his studies on cross-cultural variation in HIV prevention and care. His current work focuses on the use of big data for LGBTQ mental health and wellbeing research, with a particular focus on suicide prevention research. Over the past decade, he has been […]

Charles Senteio

Charles Senteio is a health informatics researcher focused on improving chronic disease outcomes for underserved populations. His community-based research addresses persistent health care disparities, and he is interested in using both existing and emerging technology to support underserved populations. His funded chronic-conditions investigations include HIV/STIs, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and breast and prostate cancer. He […]

2020 Core Faculty Meeting
The scarlet C: Coronavirus survivors face the stigma and discrimination

Rutgers Global Health Institute director Richard Marlink is quoted in this Los Angeles Times story about the stigma and discrimination COVID-19 victims are facing.

Ranita Sharma

Ranita Sharma received her medical education in India, where the core principles of bedside medicine combined with theoretical knowledge fostered her development of clinical reasoning and critical thinking. Much of this took place in resource-limited environments. Following her residency education in the United States, which included a year of chief residency, she has focused her […]

Jaya Satagopan

Jaya Satagopan’s research focuses on statistical genetics/genomics with applications in cancer epidemiology and tumor biology studies. Her research topics include cost-effective study designs for genome-wide studies, estimating the lifetime risk of cancer in mutation carriers, dimension reduction and Bayesian shrinkage analysis methods for evaluating multiple disease risk factors, and methods for evaluating gene-exposure interactions. She […]

Evita Sadimin

Evita Sadimin is a pathologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, practicing surgical pathology and pathology informatics, with subspecialty in genitourinary pathology. As part of the urologic oncology team, she focuses on cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, penis, urethra, and adrenal gland. As part of the […]