Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Botswana team was selected to receive up to $25,000 in grant funding for its “Improving Timely Access to Care for Women with Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana” research study.
Three students in the physician assistant program receive scholarships from the National Health Service Corps in exchange for working in underserved communities after they graduate.
Every year, millions of people in developing countries die from tropical infectious diseases. Rutgers scientists are leading an effort to help researchers in these countries discover botanical compounds with medicinal potential.
Adriana Suarez-Ligon, a surgical oncologist with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is gathering data on the disparities and language barriers minority women face when accessing preventative care and treatment for breast cancer.
A recent Rutgers study examined the sleeping patterns of 32 women and their children, ages 15 months to 5 years, living in Newark, New Jersey.