Tara M. Friebel researches the prevention and early detection of women’s cancers in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on implementation science. She will be an assistant research professor of global health at the institute.
The School of Public Health champions a commitment to equity and social justice and prioritizes its global approach to health education, scholarship, and community engagement. Many of Rutgers’ public health faculty are engaged in global health, given the myriad connections between the two fields.
Exposure to common cold-causing coronaviruses may contribute to pre-existing immunity to COVID-19, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Virology Plus. Rutgers Global Health Institute assistant professor Bobby Brooke Herrera is a lead author.
Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health researchers review treatments that could improve outcomes for patients in a region where cancer rates are rising significantly. The study is published in the journal PLOS Global Public Health.
This medical school office is a hub for many types of global health activities, which involve people throughout the school and places around the world, including the school’s local communities in New Jersey and international partnership sites.