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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.
A new Rutgers study aims to generate knowledge about factors that affect population health and opportunities to advance equity-promoting policies in the state.
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.
Every year, millions of people in developing countries die from tropical infectious diseases. Rutgers scientists are leading an effort to help researchers in these countries discover botanical compounds with medicinal potential.
Health Communication & Community Health, a course offered at the School of Communication and Information, explores communication as an important process through which we become aware of, make sense of, and address health-related problems.
Adriana Suarez-Ligon, a surgical oncologist with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is gathering data on the disparities and language barriers minority women face when accessing preventative care and treatment for breast cancer.
A recent Rutgers study examined the sleeping patterns of 32 women and their children, ages 15 months to 5 years, living in Newark, New Jersey.