Rutgers Health News

New Jersey’s suicide prevention hotline clinician says knowing the warning signs and what to say could save lives.

Hours before deploying to Iraq in November 2003 – and just three months before he was killed by a roadside bomb – Army 2nd Lt. Jeffrey Graham called his parents with a request: No matter what happened to him, never stop talking about his brother, Kevin, who died by suicide.  

The Rutgers University Board of Governors voted to approve Gary Heir as the Robert and Susan Carmel Chair in Algesiology at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, effective today.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors voted to approve Elisa Bandera, an internationally recognized expert in nutrition and cancer epidemiology, as the Unilever Chair for the Study of Diet and Nutrition in the Prevention of Chronic Disease at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Industry-Academia Collaboration Aims to Advance Innovative Biomedical Research and Drug Discovery, Improve Patients’ Lives
They are among 564 scientists, engineers and innovators recognized for their achievements.
Danielle Dick, an internationally recognized and award-winning expert on genetic and environmental influences on human behavior, has been appointed as the inaugural director of the Rutgers Addiction Research Center (RuARC) at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute.
Rutgers University awarded the Fulbright Chair in Global Health — cosponsored by Rutgers Global and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) — to Mara Rúbia André Alves de Lima, a pulmonologist at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) in Brazil.
American College of Physicians Bestows Honor for Lifetime Achievements

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, and University Hospital, Newark, which serve as teaching hospitals of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, respectiv

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young adults because of social distancing as well as limited access to contraceptive and abortion care, according to a sexual and reproductive health researcher at the Rutge

If you’re not supposed to touch your face, should contact lens wearers shift to glasses during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Compared to young children, teenagers and young adults living and learning at home during the COVID-19 crisis may be feeling the loss of social connections and life experiences while struggling to manage their time.