Arpita Jindani leads the development of the institute’s Equitable Recovery program for small businesses and nonprofits across four cities in New Jersey: New Brunswick, Newark, Trenton, and Perth Amboy. She is also responsible for education and training projects across the institute. Previously, she worked for Rutgers’ Global Tuberculosis Institute, where she developed educational programs on tuberculosis for health professionals in the northeastern United States and the Pacific Islands. In an earlier role at the Partnership for Maternal Child Health, she led a successful immunization program that resulted in long-term funding for immunization initiatives across New Jersey. Her educational background includes a master of social work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai and a master of arts in health communication from Emerson College in Boston. She is currently pursuing a PhD in communication, information, and media with a health communication focus at Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information. Her research interests include communication processes that influence community resilience in marginalized neighborhoods and decolonizing global health.
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