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Universitywide Global Health News

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Will Omicron Show Up On Rapid COVID Tests?

Will Omicron Show Up On Rapid COVID Tests?

Rutgers Global Health Institute principal faculty member Bobby Brooke Herrera spoke with Verywell Health about the use of rapid antigen tests to detect Omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

Bobby Brooke Herrera Joins Rutgers Global Health Institute as Principal Faculty Member

Bobby Brooke Herrera Joins Rutgers Global Health Institute as Principal Faculty Member

Herrera is a research scientist who studies epidemic viruses and infectious diseases, with a focus on developing diagnostic and therapeutic tools to improve disease outbreak preparedness and response. He is an assistant professor of global health at Rutgers Global Health Institute with joint appointments at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Reducing Barriers to Health Care: A Public-Private Solution

Reducing Barriers to Health Care: A Public-Private Solution

Rutgers has partnered with Quest, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, seeks to provide no-cost laboratory tests to diagnose and manage acute and chronic diseases for uninsured and underinsured patients at a university clinic.

Newark Internship Impacts Students and City

Newark Internship Impacts Students and City

Lead-free housing policies and health-related social media are among the public health topics that Rutgers students are exploring through their internships with Believe in a Healthy Newark. The Rutgers University–Newark internship program is funded by a Global Health Seed Grant.