Gwenyth Lee’s research explores the compounding impacts of multiple early-life exposures on child development in low- and middle-income countries. She arrived at Rutgers Global Health Institute in September.
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.
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.
The serological testing will be performed in the laboratory of Maria Laura Gennaro, a professor at New Jersey Medical School’s Public Health Research Institute and a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
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.
Rutgers students are working to address health disparities and infant mortality, to understand why Black and Hispanic women are hesitant to get vaccines, and on other projects that benefit society as part of a new initiative.
Rutgers Faculty Doctor Selected for National Training Program to Promote Diversity in Clinical Trials
Radiation oncologist Malcolm Mattes of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of 52 physicians nationwide joining the Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program, a five-year, $100 million initiative launched by Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and partners.
Rutgers Leads Effort to Tackle Coastal Climate Crisis Through $20M National Science Foundation Grant
In collaboration with universities throughout the country, Rutgers is developing a plan to protect coastal areas increasingly threatened by extreme weather caused by climate change. Climate scientist and institute core faculty member Robert Kopp is the principal investigator.
Faculty Member Receives NIH Grant to Implement a Mobile Messaging Intervention to Enhance Feeding Practices in Senegal
Core faculty member Shauna Downs has received a federal grant to study behavior change communication strategies to improve infant and young child nutrition in Senegal.