Government scientists predict 40 places in the United States will experience higher-than-normal rates of “sunny-day flooding” this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Niño weather system, according to the Associated Press. Rutgers climate scientist and core faculty member Robert Kopp offers commentary about the “repetitive flooding that disrupts people’s lives on a daily basis.”
The pressing need for comprehensive mental health services for New Jersey’s young people—including youth in underserved and underrepresented communities—has inspired a Rutgers alumna to help transform youth mental health care and research in the state.
This summer, students in the School of Health Professions course “Global and Public Health Nutrition” are learning to recognize how determinants of health, health disparities, and accessibility of resources influence nutrition status for diverse populations.
A step toward improving breast cancer prevention and control in Tobago, this project, led by School of Public Health assistant professor Adana Llanos and colleague Wayne Warner, involves the collection and analysis of detailed breast cancer surveillance and epidemiologic data.
Climate change and large-scale disasters continue to wreak havoc worldwide. Core faculty member Kevin Lyons contributes his expertise in supply chain management to solve mounting challenges that affect the health of people everywhere.