Thomas Sokolowski, director of Rutgers’ Zimmerli Art Museum, reflects on his work during the 1980s as a pioneer in activism through art. Challenging the world to fight the deadly epidemic that was just becoming known as AIDS, he and a small group of friends founded Visual AIDS, organized the first Day Without Art, and made the red ribbon an icon of awareness.
In this episode of Rutgers Around the World, a podcast produced by Rutgers Global, institute director Richard Marlink shines a light on the field of global health by reflecting on his own career path and his work in fighting HIV/AIDS in the United States and abroad.
An international team that includes Rutgers scientists has made significant progress in developing a urine diagnostic test that can quickly, easily and inexpensively identify tuberculosis infection in people also infected with HIV. The findings were announced at the September 26, 2018, United Nations meeting on TB.
News 12 New Jersey interviewed Richard Marlink, director of Rutgers Global Health Institute, and Tanaya Bhowmick, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, about the safety, efficacy, and functionality of vaccines.
As part of an ongoing partnership with University of Dodoma (UD) in Tanzania, Rutgers welcomed global health leader Stephen Kibusi, RNM, MA, PhD. Kibusi is the dean of UD’s School of Nursing and Public Health and a scholar who has conducted population-based research using epidemiological approaches in evaluating public health policies.