This event will introduce the Center on Gun Violence Research to the public, and allow for a broad audience to engage in a conversation about the future of gun violence prevention in NJ and throughout the country. It will begin with a keynote from Governor Phil Murphy followed by a talk from Dr. Stephanie Bonne who will present the state of affairs of gun violence in NJ. The conference will also include sessions led by center leadership wherein we will provide an overview of center goals and collaborative opportunities, highlights of ongoing gun violence research from center affiliates, and a moderated discussion regarding next steps for gun violence research.
Topics in Urban Public Health: New Findings and Approaches
Join the Rutgers School of Public Health on October 18, 2018, for an important conference, "Topics in Urban Public Health: New Findings and Approaches." The conference will bring together researchers, community based organizations, policy makers, advocates, students, and community members to foster conversations on some of the most important health issues facing urban areas in New Jersey.
HIV & Ageing: A World AIDS Day Commemoration
Join the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers School of Nursing for its Second Annual World AIDS Day commemoration. This year marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, a global event honoring individuals who live everyday with HIV/AIDS, and paying tribute to those who have lost their lives to this epidemic. World AIDS Day also calls attention to the medical and scientific advancements that promote quality of life for those with HIV/AIDS, as researchers continue to work toward eradication of the disease in our lifetime.
Food = Health: A Conversation with Nutrition Experts
Food is a necessary component of our lives but how do the foods we consume affect our health, both as individuals and as communities? Join the Rutgers School of Public Health, School of Health Professions, and Health Care Institute of New Jersey for an evening of conversation between industry experts, academics, and community leaders to discuss the relationship between the foods we consume, the food cultures within which we exist, and our well-being.