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Graduation Inspires Faculty to Reflect on Their Own Journeys into Global Health

Graduation Inspires Faculty to Reflect on Their Own Journeys into Global Health

Cancer epidemiologist Hari Iyer had considered becoming a medical doctor. Woojin Jung has done work related to data science, poverty, and international aid policy. These Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members, now in roles focused on improving the health and well-being of vulnerable populations, discuss the unexpected directions their career paths have taken.

Achieving Prevention and Health, Rather Than More Health Care

Achieving Prevention and Health, Rather Than More Health Care

Gregory Peck and Shawna Hudson are conducting research on new health care models emphasizing primary care and prevention over emergency care as well as the role of community engagement in underserved communities. Both are core faculty members of Rutgers Global Health Institute.

Faculty Research Leads to Global Health Impact

Faculty Research Leads to Global Health Impact

The principal faculty of Rutgers Global Health Institute are innovators. They’re confronting diverse global health challenges – the critical issues that affect everyone, and the complex problems that are especially detrimental to the most vulnerable among us.

Student-Run Health Clinic Emphasizes Socially Conscious Care

Student-Run Health Clinic Emphasizes Socially Conscious Care

The Student Family Health Care Center at Rutgers serves the severely underserved: Newark residents who might otherwise be unable to access health care. The clinic was created following the 1967 Newark Rebellion, an uprising rooted in simmering frustration over the persistence of oppressive racial inequalities.

Will Omicron Show Up On Rapid COVID Tests?

Will Omicron Show Up On Rapid COVID Tests?

Rutgers Global Health Institute principal faculty member Bobby Brooke Herrera spoke with Verywell Health about the use of rapid antigen tests to detect Omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

Newark Internship Impacts Students and City

Newark Internship Impacts Students and City

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.