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.
When it comes to global health, there is no off season. This summer, Rutgers faculty, students, and staff have been involved in diverse projects that address health inequities, both in the U.S. and internationally.
View the seminar recording online to hear from scientists, clinicians, and community leaders about the monkeypox disease outbreak in the United States. They discuss issues of health equity and stigma in addition to disease transmission, prevention, and treatment.
Socially disadvantaged children and those from minority backgrounds are less likely to receive services before 36 months of age, a Rutgers study finds.
Understanding the characteristics of the people who use the law is important because it raises questions about whether this end-of-life option is broadly and equitably available, says Rutgers researcher Elissa Kozlov.
Rutgers Global Health Institute has been organizing community-based health fairs in Newark, New Brunswick, Perth Amboy, and Trenton in collaboration with local partners.
Three Rutgers graduates who work in media, technology, and community engagement offer insight on professions that incorporate global health.
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.
On Rutgers Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising event, Rutgers Global Health Institute raised $25,446 for the Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health.
A grant from the New Jersey Department of Health is supporting the expansion of Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Equitable Recovery program. Efforts are underway to help underserved communities in Essex, Mercer, and Middlesex counties offer residents accessible COVID-19 vaccination and testing.