“How Rutgers is Helping to Create a More Equitable Recovery from COVID-19” was the focus of a virtual event that brought together university and community partners to discuss pandemic-related challenges facing low-income and minority communities in New Jersey.
Three student teams were named winners of the first-ever Global Health Case Competition, a 10-week experience focused on the impact of COVID-19 on underserved communities in New Jersey.
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.
Rutgers Law School student organizations hosted an online event, COVID’s Disparate Impact Panel. The program featured a discussion about the disparate impact of COVID-19 on minority communities and potential solutions for moving forward.
During a seminar with the Rutgers cohort of 25 young African leaders, institute director Richard Marlink led a discussion about mobilizing three essential strategies to end the epidemic: follow the science, treat the whole person, and expand the health care workforce.
During the 24-hour fundraising event, Rutgers Global Health Institute raised $16,450 through donations from 162 individuals and challenge grants. The funds will be used to help Rutgers students and faculty confront health disparities, locally and worldwide.
On March 27, Rutgers Global Health Institute is participating in the fourth annual Rutgers Giving Day, a 24-hour event that inspires significant philanthropic support for hundreds of causes across Rutgers. Institute director Richard Marlink will personally match the first $500 in donations.
An eight-part podcast by Big Picture Science features interviews from the “Science Denial: Lessons and Solutions” event that Rutgers Global Health Institute co-presented with New York Academy of Sciences on November 2.
In advance of the 2018 Anita Ashok Datar Lecture on Women’s Global Health featuring Planned Parenthood Federation of America past president Cecile Richards, Rutgers Institute for Women’s Leadership interim director Lisa Hetfield talks about the links among women’s health, family health, and global health, as well as the roles of passion and ambition in creating a more just world.
Do we still need doctors? Big Picture Science considers alternative sources of medical advice in a podcast that includes an interview with Rutgers Global Health Institute director Richard Marlink, who offers “lessons from an AIDS fighter about ignoring the findings of medical science.”