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NJSPL – Newark Community-Based Organizers’ Perspectives

NJSPL – Newark Community-Based Organizers’ Perspectives

What can we do about young adults who are disengaged and not enrolling in college? In this NJSPL blog, representatives of community-based organizations identify barriers that Newark youth face in planning for Higher Education and their future (e.g., limited finances, difficulties completing the FAFSA,

Jane Miller Featured on Million Dollar Stories Podcast

Jane Miller Featured on Million Dollar Stories Podcast

Jane E. Miller is not just a writer; she’s a visionary storyteller on a mission to revolutionize how we communicate about data. So, if you’re ready to take your data game to the next level, do yourself a favour and grab a copy of “The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis, Second Edition.” Trust me, you won’t regret it.

Travel Training Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

Travel Training Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

Public transportation is essential for many people and provides access to employment, education, healthcare, and social activities. However, for an individual with an invisible disability, using public transportation can be a challenging task.

Julia Rubin and Rutgers Experts Make History on Party Line

Julia Rubin and Rutgers Experts Make History on Party Line

“One of the impacts of the county line has been discouraging those who do not receive the party’s endorsement from running. Candidates understand that running off the line is ineffective so they tend to drop out if they are not selected for the line.”

New Research: Impact of Peer Support After Opioid Overdose

New Research: Impact of Peer Support After Opioid Overdose

In this cohort study of patients treated for opioid overdose, OORP implementation was associated with an increase in MOUD initiation and a decrease in repeat medically treated overdoses. The large variation in outcomes across hospitals suggests that treatment effects were heterogeneous and may depend on factors such as implementation success, program embeddedness, and availability of other hospital- and community-based OUD services.

NJSPL Report: Resilience Through Functionality

NJSPL Report: Resilience Through Functionality

In this work, we introduce a novel approach to resilience assessment, emphasizing essential functionalities over intricate attributes. Resilience, in this context, means ensuring uninterrupted access to critical services and functions during and after disasters.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Initiatives

The school is home to individuals from many cultures, races, nationalities, genders, identities, and life experiences and with different beliefs and values. The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy values diversityequityinclusion, and belonging (DEIB) and aims to improve and grow these efforts strategically by managing and assessing performance.

Thurs., April 18: Bloustein Memorial Lecture

Recognized as a passionate leader in education, research and clinical care, Dr. Catherine Florio Pipas will discuss the importance of well-being and drivers of burnout for all health professionals. By applying evidence -based wellbeing strategies to advance personal health, she aims to help professionals create their own personal health improvement plan (PHIP) to sustain well-being over a lifetime. MORE INFO

Student Spotlight: Dipti Shah MHA ’24

“Everything I have experienced has solidified my conviction that the transformative power of effective administration ensures optimal patient care and organizational success. I am pursuing the Rutgers MHA to broaden my perspectives on global hospital administration practices and am dedicated to driving positive change and shaping the future of healthcare delivery. The supportive community and vibrant academic environment at Rutgers’ Bloustein School have provided me with invaluable insights and skills to excel.”