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.
Launched last fall at a Rutgers health clinic that serves the city’s homeless and indigent residents, the Health Passport to Healthy Living program encourages patients to actively track their health status using personal “passports.” Robert Wood Johnson Medical School faculty and students are leading this initiative.
Detecting signs and symptoms of malnutrition is essential for treatment and prevention. Rutgers faculty are teaching dietetic educators and clinicians in Malaysia how to incorporate this effective assessment.
Programs to prevent HIV in transgender women are helping to lower the rate of new infection, but better care and treatment of this vulnerable population are still needed, especially among those with lower income or people of color, according to a study led by core faculty member Henry Raymond, an associate professor at the School of Public Health.
During the 24-hour fundraising event, Rutgers Global Health Institute raised $16,450 through donations from 162 individuals and challenge grants. The funds will be used to help Rutgers students and faculty confront health disparities, locally and worldwide.