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Rutgers Health Service Corps

Promoting the health of our beloved communities through a commitment to service.

On the Front Lines

Rutgers Health Service Corps (RHSC) prepares students, faculty, staff, and community members to have a positive impact on our health and wellness across Rutgers and New Jersey through education, innovation, and service. Our vision is to be a national model, inspiring the next generation of health care and public health heroes to improve the health and equity of our communities.


  • RHSC is led by the Office of Population Health, within the Office of Clinical and Health Affairs.

    Humaira Chaudhry

    New Jersey Medical School

    Chair and Chief of Service, Radiology


    New Jersey Medical School

    Jack Hemphill

    Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

    Associate Program Manager


    Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

    Alex Ruiz

    Rutgers University

    Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety and University Safety Officer


    Rutgers University

    Vince Silenzio (He/Him/His)

    School of Public Health

    Professor, Department of Urban-Global Public Health


    School of Public Health
  • All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to apply to join RHSC. Members will be accepted based on interests and experiences, ability to think critically and work in interprofessional teams, and—above all—their desire to serve the community.

  • Applications become available at the beginning of every fall and spring semester.

  • Organizations and potential partners can apply to collaborate with us on service-learning opportunities that support our communities across New Jersey. We are proud to partner with these organizations and many others:

    • Rutgers Health
    • APSEA (American Preventive Screening & Education Association)
    • Screen NJ
    • Rutgers Teaching and Learning with Technology
    • Rutgers Global Health Institute
  • We welcome new ideas, partnerships, and opportunities for service. Submit your idea for review and our team will reach out to discuss further.