Rutgers Faculty Receives NJPHA's Highest Honor:

William Halperin, MD, DrPH, MPH , Professor of epidemiology, has been awarded the 2018 New Jersey Public Health Association (NJPHA) Dennis J. Sullivan Award for his outstanding advocacy, leadership, service, and research to the health of New Jersey residents through his pedagogical, research, and service activities. Learn More.

MD/PhD Student Receives NIH Fellowship:  

Adrienne Viola, MPH , an MD/PhD student with the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has received a National Institute of Health Fellowship. The fellowship, awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will support Ms. Viola’s research, “The Feasibility of a Medical Student Mentoring Program to Improve Transition of Care Among Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease.” Learn More

Rutgers Doctoral Candidate Receives NJPHA Award for Research:

Kristen Karuse, PhD Candidate, has been awarded the New Jersey
Public Health Association (NJPHA) Dr. Ronald Altman Award for her outstanding research with and for the LGBTQ community.

Doctoral Student Receives AAPA-PAEA Grant:

Ryan White, a doctoral student in Health Systems and Policy, has been awarded a research fellowship from the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) – Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). The fellowship will support his dissertation and provide a grant covering 20 percent of his base salary up to $25,000. Learn More

PHocs Receives Honorable Mention from Delta Omega:
PHocus Summer Experience for High School Students (Public Health: Outbreaks, Communities, and Urban Studies) has received an Honorable Mention for the 2018 Delta Omega Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum.