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November 2016

Generation X at Greater Risk of Stroke Than Baby Boomers, Rutgers Study Finds

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High School Students Explore Careers in Health Care Through Rutgers Program

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Broadway Comes to Medical School

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Ten Rutgers Professors Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Rutgers will teach researchers how to explain the significance of their work more clearly

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October 2016

Rutgers Study to Establish Blood Transfusion Standards for Heart Attack Patients

NIH Grant to Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, Will Support Clinical Trial in U.S. and Canada

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September 2016

Tracking Opiate Addiction in New Brunswick

  • A study by Rutgers public health students finds high rates of opiate use, panhandling and homelessness in New Brunswick. 

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    Taking a Year Off from Medical School

    Before they obtain their medical degree, a number of medical school students choose to devote a year to a special research project or a fellowship to help prepare themselves for a medical career.

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    One of Nation’s Youngest Physicians Enters Medical Residency at Rutgers

    Ola Hadaya, 22, is passionate about women’s health and becoming an OBGYN.

    Feature | September 6, 2016
    Caring for World Trade Center Responders

    Fifteen years after 9/11, the World Trade Center Health Program at Rutgers continues to monitor and treat heroic responders.

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August 2016

Rutgers Study Could be First Step to Prevent Fuel Supply that Feeds Cells in Cancer, Diabetes. Scientists Learning How to Control “Traffic” of Nutrients that Feed Cells

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Don't Miss This on Your Back-to-School List, Say Rutgers Pediatric Experts

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PTSD is a battle for veterans' spouses, too - By Kristina Scala

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Community Welcome to Free Health Fair Hosted by Eric B. Chandler Health Center

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July 2016

New Treatment Being Tested for Males with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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June 2016

 

Rutgers Panelists: Increasing Awareness, Ending Stigma Is Critical in Addressing Perinatal/Postpartum Depression

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Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physician Named Family Physician of the Year

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Experimental Antibiotic Treats Deadly MRSA Infection
Rutgers scientists develop lower-dose antibiotic that could decrease side effects

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The Gift of Hearing: How Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's cochlear implant team is making a difference in children’s lives

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Raising perinatal/postpartum depression awareness
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Their time: The LGBTQ community is in the public consciousness like never before. We explore how some health care centers are changing in an effort to meet its needs

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Chemical safety law won't change things overnight; EPA has years of testing ahead
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Experts: Breast Cancer Surgery, Chemo Guidelines Need Revision
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Decades into crisis, kids still suffer from shortage of psychiatrists
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Fighting prostate cancer: Treatments evolve, from robotic surgery to hormonal therapy
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Retina Specialists Treating Diabetic Macular Edema Recommend Different Approaches for Patients Than They Would Choose for Themselves
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Genetically Engineered Crops, Foods Called Safe in New Report

Michael A. Gallo, professor emeritus at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, served on a National Academy of Sciences panel that studied genetically engineered crops and foods.

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A Calling to Help the Underserved

Suzanne Elshafey, who graduates from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, begins a three-year residency at the teaching hospital of Harvard University.

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April 2016

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Congressman Frank Pallone met with Dr. Deborah Spitalnik from The Boggs Center as well as experts from the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center.

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March 2016

Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, to Lead the Composite Committee of United States Medical Licensing Exam

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Future Brain Therapies for Parkinson's Possible with Stem Cell Bioengineering Innovation

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Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Class of 2016 Learns of Residency Placement During
Nationally Held Match Day
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Lifesaving procedure for Somerset man

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Register now for the 17th Annual HIPHOP 5K Fun Run/Walk

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February 2016

Motivating Smokers with Mental Illness to Quit

Rutgers Study Chosen as Editor's Choice in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

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Three Students from Matawan Regional High School Take Top Spots in
Central New Jersey Brain Bee Competition at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

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Cancer Study is 'Paradigm Shift' in Cause of Tumor Formation
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Veterans Receive Expedited Medical Care Under New Rutgers Initiative

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Jewish Genetic Screening Raises Awareness for Students

Robert Wood Johnson genetic counselors teamed up with Rutgers Hillel to hold a genetic carrier awareness and screening event, a pilot for future programs.

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When Health Disciplines Work Together, Better Outcomes, Fewer Doctor Visits Result
Rutgers is providing all its health professions students with a foundation in interprofessional collaboration

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January 2016

Study Links Early Childhood Trauma to Kindergarten Behavior Problems, Poor Performance

Data adds to growing evidence of adverse childhood experiences as determinant of health in adulthood.

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Training the Next Generation of Cancer Surgeons at Rutgers

New Fellowship Helps General Surgeons Subspecialize in Oncology
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November 2015

Robert Wood Johnson Approved as One of Only Eight Sites in the Country to Participate in the Impella RP™, Post-approval Study

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Finding Einstein's Brain

On the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, the physical makeup of his brain continues to intrigue the Rutgers professor who unearthed dozens of photographs of the brain believed lost  and is now writing a book about it.

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Helping Science Students Transition to Public Policy

Rutgers provides graduate students, postdocs tools to combine science and politics.

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October 2015

Expanding Life-Saving Options in Aortic Valve Replacements

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson's Medical School and University Hospital perform nation’s first transcarotid valve-in-valve TAVR.

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Rutgers Physicians Named "Jersey Choice" in Multiple Specialties

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Rutgers and RWJ to Host Event for Women Impacted by Pelvic Floor Disorders

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September 2015

Rutgers to Host Free Women's Health Seminar Series

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Health Flix: Bahar Firoz, MD, associate professor of dermatology, discusses effective results of Mohs surgery in the treatment of skin cancer.

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Scientist with Autism Uses Own Experience to Investigate the Disorder in the Lab

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Dr. Naomi Schlesinger to be Honored as Rheumatologist of the Year

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Family Medicine Residency Program and RWJUH Recognized for Immunization Project

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Mechanism of Brain Protein Interaction Defined in Research Using Novel Technology

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New Research Focuses on Impact of Neurotransmitters in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Retinal Changes Offer Clues about Brain Pathology of Schizophrenia

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August 2015

Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physicians Recognized in Latest Best Doctors in America® List

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New Dean Welcomes Largest Class in History to Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at White Coat Ceremony

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Working to Ensure the Heart's Ideal Performance. Research from Rutgers Identifies Precise Interaction of Drug Therapy to Transform Effects of Systolic Heart Failure

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Rutgers Study Finds Smoking Prevalence Has Not Decreased for Individuals with Poor Mental Health; Experts Advocate for Stronger Tobacco Cessation Programs within Behavioral Health Programs
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Free Health Fair and Screenings at Chandler Health Center on August 13, 2015

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July 2015

Wanted: Future Physicians with Exceptional Personal Attributes

New Admissions Tool Helps Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to Screen Medical School Candidates

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Martha Lansing, MD, associate professor and vice chair of family medicine and community health has been named the Family Physician of the Year by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP).  

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June 2015

Congressman Frank Pallone, joined by Dr. Iris Udasin, director of the World Trade Center Health Clinic, called on Congress to permanently reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

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Why Scientists Care About Yeast. Dr. Marc Gartenberg leads summer laboratory where top geneticists learn what yeast can reveal about human genetics.

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Key Indicators for Improving the Health and Wellness of New Brunswick Residents Identified by Rutgers Study

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Rutgers and RWJUH Welcome New Chief of Neonatology, NICU Director, Philadelphia ‘Rising Star’ Returns to Lead RWJUH’s NICU
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An Island in the Mediterranean Is Furthering Diabetes Research in New Jersey
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Dr. Maral Mouradian and Dr. Estela Jacinto Named 2015 Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awardees
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May 26, 2015

Why Scientists Care About Yeast. Rutgers’ Marc Gartenberg leads summer laboratory where top geneticists learn what yeast can reveal about human genetics.
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May 6, 2015
Rutgers Study Indicates that Comprehensive Stroke Centers Reduce Risk of Death in Hemorrhagic Stroke Published Today in the Journal of the American Heart Association
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Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, Elected to the Executive Board of the National Board of Medical Examiners
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May 4, 2015

By Accident And Design, A Doctor In The Making

Soon-to-be graduate Kaila Queen heads to medical residency with a healed pelvis and expansive life resume.

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Treating Diabetes with the Help of an App

Medical Students Win Nicholson Grant in Support of Project

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April 29, 2015

Horses are teaching Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson medical students how to be better doctors.

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April 24, 2015

From Medical School to the California Vineyards
Two New Jerseyans took different paths to success as physicians, then as wine manufacturers in Paso Robles

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April 16, 2015
Rutgers Faculty Leader Appointed to Board Overseeing USMLE
Dr. Alfred F. Tallia Chosen to Represent National Board of Medical Examiners

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April 2, 2015
Rutgers Names Dean for Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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March 20, 2015
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Class of 2015 Learns of Residency Placement During Nationally held Match Day
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Signature Spotlight: The Robert Wood Johnson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
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March 3, 2015
Gala Dedicated to Raising Funds for Scholarships to Honor Three Esteemed Clinicians
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February 23, 2015

HIPHOP 16th Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk Set for March 14. Fund-raiser Supports Student-run Health Care and Education Programs
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Eleventh-grade Student from West Windsor-Plainsboro Wins Central New Jersey Brain Bee Competition

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February 10, 2015
Rutgers Announces New Heads of Medicine and Translational Science at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

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January 28, 2015
It’s Not Your Fault! Easy-to-Read, New Book by Dr. Joseph Barone, Gives Parents Proven Strategies to Successfully Toilet Train Children and Resolve Delays in Training
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