Rutgers Global Health Institute is featured in this story celebrating the 10th anniversary of the creation of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The institute’s establishment and work to advance health equity are among the impacts of RBHS.
The School of Public Health champions a commitment to equity and social justice and prioritizes its global approach to health education, scholarship, and community engagement. Many of Rutgers’ public health faculty are engaged in global health, given the myriad connections between the two fields.
Influenced by family experiences and her early research on health outcomes for aging Black populations, Hudson has carved a professional niche in medical sociology. An accomplished research leader, the core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute is now a vice chancellor at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.
Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health researchers review treatments that could improve outcomes for patients in a region where cancer rates are rising significantly. The study is published in the journal PLOS Global Public Health.
Following a pandemic pause, institute core faculty member Mark Robson once again guides students through a public health-focused study abroad program in Southeast Asia.
The founding executive director of Rutgers’ Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice believes that health is “perhaps the most pointed area in which the discrimination against people who look different” has tangible impact. She cofounded the Black Bodies, Black Health project and is a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
During the March 20–24 fundraising event, we came together as a community to help Rutgers Global Health Institute faculty confront health disparities, locally and worldwide.
Recent educational events have featured presentations on supply chain resilience, digital communications, and financial goal setting. Helping small businesses is a way to address social determinants of health and help low-income and minority communities thrive.
Rutgers Global Health Institute joins the World Health Organization in commemorating World Health Day on April 7. Institute director Richard Marlink says that a global commitment to health equity is key to addressing current and future health challenges.
The nutritional epidemiologist discusses food insecurity from multiple perspectives, including different definitions of the term, its social and environmental influences, and the related global disparities.