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.
Gwenyth Lee’s research explores the compounding impacts of multiple early-life exposures on child development in low- and middle-income countries. She arrived at Rutgers Global Health Institute in September.
Funded by Global Health Seed Grants, five faculty-led efforts will address disparities related to postpartum mental health, diseases of poverty, child feeding in farming communities, racial stigma in hospital care, and intimate partner violence.
Meet Mark Robson, a core faculty member who studies environmental exposures to agricultural chemicals and their effects on rural populations, especially farmers and their children.
Government scientists predict 40 places in the United States will experience higher-than-normal rates of “sunny-day flooding” this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Niño weather system, according to the Associated Press. Rutgers climate scientist and core faculty member Robert Kopp offers commentary about the “repetitive flooding that disrupts people’s lives on a daily basis.”
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.