Keeping the 'Public' in Public Health
Learn more about the impact our community is having on the health of people and populations.
Nanoscale plastic particles like those that permeate most food and water pass from pregnant rats to their unborn children and may impair fetal development, according to a Rutgers study that suggests the same process happens in humans.
When it comes to disaster response and recovery operations, it is crucial that workers are prepared before there is an emergency, according to Rutgers researchers.
New grant money will help the Rutgers School of Public Health strengthen the public health workforce throughout New Jersey by providing 50 percent tuition scholarships to 84 students.
The Scarletter is the school's quarterly newsletter, reporting on student, alumni, faculty, and staff research, achievements, and impact.
Faculty in the News
Public Health Will Change the World
The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Office for Global Programs, led by Marian Passannante, senior associate dean for educational and global program development, is offering two unique global education opportunities this summer.
The Burke Foundation is funding the Rutgers School of Public Health to conduct the first statewide evaluation in New Jersey of an innovative model to improve maternal infant health through group prenatal visits. It’s a promising way to deliver healthcare by bringing expectant mothers together so they can spend more time with their healthcare providers in a welcoming and supportive group setting.
Women with HIV experience accelerated DNA aging, a phenomenon that can lead to poor physical function, according to a study led by Stephanie Shiau, an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health.
The Rutgers School of Public Health unveiled its HIV/AIDS Epidemic Art Exhibit at its Piscataway location this February. The exhibit, which commemorates early public health initiatives confronting the HIV/AIDS epidemic, sourced art from the Wellcome Collection. The display seeks to offer insight and pay tribute to the efforts of pioneering activists, researchers, and leaders who courageously fought against the effects of HIV/AIDS, laying the foundation for our ongoing endeavors.
Black men with firearm-acquired disabilities face negative physical and psychological impacts on their manhood, independence and mobility, according to a Rutgers Health study.
Black adults who have been exposed to gun violence are more likely to have lifetime suicidal ideation, according to a study by Rutgers Health researchers.
Koshy Koshy, associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice at the Rutgers School of Public Health, has received the 2024 Leadership in Training Award from the NYC Building & Construction Industry Safety Fund.
Pregnant women exposed to specific classes of flame-retardant chemicals may face an increased risk of preterm birth, especially for baby girls, or higher birth weights, according to a Rutgers Health researcher.
A multidisciplinary group of researchers have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the impact of environmental influences on pregnancy and children’s health.