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Student Volunteers Needed at Campus Vaccine Clinic

Student Volunteers Needed at Campus Vaccine Clinic

Rutgers students in clinical and non-clinical programs of study can volunteer to help with operations at the university’s on-campus vaccination clinic at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in Piscataway.

Community Needs Shape Equitable Recovery Program’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in Newark

Community Needs Shape Equitable Recovery Program’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in Newark

In underserved neighborhoods in the city’s South and West wards, small business owners and local leaders are voices for their communities. Their input and guidance inform the rollout of initiatives to improve vaccination rates and help communities build resilience—a top goal of the Equitable Recovery for New Jersey’s Small Businesses program.

Bloomberg Podcast Features Institute Director Discussing Omicron Response

Bloomberg Podcast Features Institute Director Discussing Omicron Response

In an episode of the Bloomberg Balance of Power podcast titled “Responding to the Omicron Variant,” Rutgers Global Health Institute director Richard Marlink talks about vaccination uptake, protecting older people, mask mandates, frustrations with government officials, travel bans, and holiday gatherings.

What We Know About the Omicron Variant

What We Know About the Omicron Variant

University experts in infectious disease, epidemiology, pediatrics, and global health share insights related to Omicron, which the World Health Organization has labeled a variant of concern.

Building a pipeline to replenish the supply of primary care doctors in N.J.

Building a pipeline to replenish the supply of primary care doctors in N.J.

WHYY.org features the perspectives of New Jersey Medical School students Sebastian Acevedo and Angelica Lopez and assistant dean Ana Natale-Pereira related to a new scholarship program for medical students from underserved communities to become primary care physicians in Newark and surrounding towns.