Founded at Rutgers, the newly expanded program serves New Brunswick’s poor and low-income residents by providing fresh produce from New Jersey’s farms and convenient access to health services.
School of Social Work doctoral candidate Allison Bates is studying African foodways and their connection to social identity and health in the Black community. She created a website with resources to explore the relationships between historical and current dietary patterns and health outcomes in this population.
Three soon-to-be Rutgers graduates talk about their academic experiences in food science, computational and integrative biology, and nursing, and how global health has played a role.
Three student teams were named winners of the first-ever Global Health Case Competition, a 10-week experience focused on the impact of COVID-19 on underserved communities in New Jersey.
It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss the health crisis in relation to their own areas of expertise and professional practice.
Watch a time-lapse video of Rutgers students assembling COVID-19 testing kits, part of a volunteer effort organized by the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council. Plus, find out how you can help.
Corey Norton, a recent graduate and service award recipient, offers insights gained from his experiences with the Rutgers chapter of Engineers Without Borders.
School of Communication and Information students developed an app intended to detect COVID-19. Institute director Richard Marlink was the student team’s industry mentor in the Rutgers I-Corps program.
Energized committees, new members, and renewed commitment to global health collaboration at Rutgers were among the highlights of the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council meeting earlier this month.
Rutgers Law School student organizations hosted an online event, COVID’s Disparate Impact Panel. The program featured a discussion about the disparate impact of COVID-19 on minority communities and potential solutions for moving forward.