Assistant Professor Yen-Tyng Chen talks about how the SARS outbreak personally impacted her interest in public health, and shares how her experiences during her Ph.D. studies inspired her personal and intellectual interests in how race and built environments have huge impacts on health disparities.
In addition to discussing his interests in health policy and health services research, Derek DeLia explains how access to better medical care, better patient care, and better treatment options are possible through medical treatment incentives.
Inpatient hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease (CVD) decreased nationally, however, data are lacking on trends within and across race and ethnicity populations.
A recent article co-authored by Joel Cantor found disparities among racial groups and uninsured patients with epilepsy seeking medical care.
Investigators, including Joel Cantor, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director, Center for State Health Policy, on the New Jersey Population Health Cohort Study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and RBHS, presented an overview of the study...
The record-setting Superstorm Sandy that made landfall in New Jersey on Oct. 29, 2012, resulted in both short- and long-term health hazards for residents, some far from obvious. When the floodwaters finally drained, they left potentially contaminated sludge, which...
Having studied the importance of understanding intersectional factors and social determinants of health that are related to poor health outcomes for individuals and communities, Madison felt compelled to further her degree with a dual degree in Public Policy.
The school is saddened to share the news that Masters student McKenna Winnie passed away earlier this week. McKenna graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Human Services before joining Rutgers in the...
Jeanne Herb awarded appointment as chair of NAS planning committee on climate change and health equity
The workshop series explores the current state of knowledge about climate-related health disparities.
A new national survey by Soumitra Bhuyan, Julia Sass Rubin; and Joel Cantor and Alexis Rittweger, a research assistant analyzes distribution and acceptance of the COVID19 vaccine across groups of gender, age, education, race, and region.