Photo courtesy of Stephan Schwander
The council, consisting of 52 undergraduate and graduate students from 19 different schools across the university, represents the student voice at the institute and will help foster global health collaboration across Rutgers’ academic disciplines.
Core faculty member David Alland and fellow Rutgers researcher Soumitesh Chakravorty received the Edison Patent Award for developing a rapid automated tuberculosis test that shortens the time it takes to get a diagnosis from seven weeks to two hours.
A new Rutgers University–Camden health center affords residents access to free health care services and screenings without having to leave their Camden apartment complex.
In an op-ed for the Star-Ledger, Richard Marlink discusses the need to address cancer care and prevention disparities in sub-Saharan Africa, where aging HIV-positive populations face an increased risk of certain cancers.
The Lattimore Food Pantry ensures that tuberculosis patients—taking a cocktail of medications—are well fed for the six months necessary for treatment.
Tuberculosis is a global threat, with the heaviest burden falling on people living in urban slums. Stephan Schwander is investigating the role urban outdoor air pollution might play.
A mathematician may not be an obvious choice when forming partnerships in health-related investigations, but the idea of applying math in ways that impact people’s lives is something that Benedetto Piccoli, an applied mathematics scholar, finds exciting.
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.
Rutgers School of Nursing explores collaboration to advance oncology nursing and build care capacity through education in Botswana.
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.