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.
Global health involves many fields as well as local and international efforts. In an interview with the country’s largest South Asian radio station, Arpita Jindani of Rutgers Global Health Institute discusses COVID-19, food insecurity, community partnerships, and mobilizing volunteers.
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.
On June 17, Rutgers Giving Day, we came together as a community to support Rutgers students and faculty in confronting urgent global health problems.
The experience of spending two weeks in Tanzania as part of a global health educational program opened nine Rutgers students to the realities of medicine in a low-income country. A portion of the donations to Rutgers Global Health Institute during last year’s Rutgers Giving Day helped support this year’s program.
On Rutgers Giving Day, supporters can help Rutgers Global Health Institute respond to global health threats, locally and around the world. The first $4,200 raised will be matched.
David Foran’s research focuses on the design, development, and implementation of new approaches in biomedical informatics, computer-assisted diagnostics, telemedicine, medical imaging, precision medicine, and machine learning for resolving challenging clinical problems in pathology, radiology, and oncology. He is director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Imaging and Informatics. Among his numerous collaborations, Foran […]
“Masks?” and “Mental Health” are the first two videos in a COVID-19 educational series being produced by the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council. Leading the project—and combining her passions, medicine and the arts—is committee co-chair Laura Palm, a medical school graduate and current doctoral student at Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Much of Mansi Shah’s undergraduate experience at Rutgers has involved caring for marginalized populations, whether close to home or in another country. She’s come to understand it’s all global health, an outlook that will continue to inform her path long after graduation.