A core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute, Rivera explores the roles of culture, community, and communication in public health. For her work related to cancer health disparities in Latino communities, she developed a qualitative research method to study how individuals use social media.
Ubydul Haque conducts data-based research for predicting locations of infectious disease outbreaks and examining climate-related health hazards. He will be an assistant professor of global health with a joint appointment at Rutgers School of Public Health.
Rutgers Leads Effort to Tackle Coastal Climate Crisis Through $20M National Science Foundation Grant
In collaboration with universities throughout the country, Rutgers is developing a plan to protect coastal areas increasingly threatened by extreme weather caused by climate change. Climate scientist and institute core faculty member Robert Kopp is the principal investigator.
It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss the health crisis in relation to their own areas of expertise and professional practice.
A partnership in Las Carolinas, Puerto Rico, is helping the volunteers of a community kitchen grow vegetables and herbs to support their efforts feeding local residents. Beyond the garden, a sense of empowerment also is blooming.
Climate change and large-scale disasters continue to wreak havoc worldwide. Core faculty member Kevin Lyons contributes his expertise in supply chain management to solve mounting challenges that affect the health of people everywhere.