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.
Exposure to common cold-causing coronaviruses may contribute to pre-existing immunity to COVID-19, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Virology Plus. Rutgers Global Health Institute assistant professor Bobby Brooke Herrera is a lead author.
Faheem Farooq recently finished a three-year fellowship in hematology and oncology at Rutgers that included a one-month rotation in the ABC News Medical Unit and substantial involvement with the Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for 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.
Institute core faculty member Cara Cuite, a social scientist, and Mason Gross School of the Arts program director Jackie Thaw, a graphic designer, collaborate with Hudson County Community College to create art, gather food stories, and engage community members.
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.
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.
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.
This medical school office is a hub for many types of global health activities, which involve people throughout the school and places around the world, including the school’s local communities in New Jersey and international partnership sites.
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.