New Jersey Medical School Spotlight 2019

NJ Needs Innovative Solutions to Address Black Maternal Health Disparities.

Rutgers Study Finds Rise in Overdoses from Opioids in Diarrhea Drug
The study found cases in which patients with opioid use disorder misused loperamide, an over-the-counter diarrhea medication, to prevent withdrawal symptoms.

South Asians at Risk for Tuberculosis Often Are Not Tested
Population frequently travels to countries where tuberculosis is widespread and may acquire infection without symptoms, a Rutgers-led study finds.

"Surviving" Medical School
First-year medical student, Julia Carter, talks about how her own personal experiences had inspired her to join the 38th season of 'Survivor'.

Black History Month - Recognizing African American Contributions to American History
Dean Robert L. Johnson shares early childhood memories of experiencing both segregated and integrated schools, his dream of becoming a doctor, and much more as he reflects on the importance of celebrating Black History Month.

Project BEAM Shines

Black History Month - A Candid Discussion with Dr. Robert L. Johnson [VIDEO]

Searching for a Cure to Cervical Cancer
In light of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Drs. Theresa Chang and Mark Einstein pen an informative piece on the cancer and how they plan to further their research with a grant awarded by the Mary Kay Foundation.

Going Above and Beyond for Newark
In the Health issue, Dean Robert L. Johnson, shares insights on his career at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and his commitment of providing quality health care to the city of Newark.

"Surviving" Medical School

Rutgers Study Finds Rise in Overdoses from Opioids in Diarrhea Drug

3D Printer Pairs Technology
Recently, two medical school students spent six hours making a liver. They aren’t mad scientists; they’re co-directors of the school’s new 3D Printing Project. [VIDEO]

Rutgers NJMS Study Reveals New Insights into Bone Loss in Joint Implant Patients
Rutgers researchers have discovered the long-sought reason that many people with joint replacements experience harmful inflammation and bone loss.Their finding, published in Nature Materials, may pave the way for new therapies to reduce pain and prevent the need for follow-up surgery.

Accelerated Three Year Primary Care
Beginning in 2019, this new program will allow students to earn a primary care medical degree in three years instead of four.

Searching for a Cure to Cervical Cancer

Rutgers NJMS Study Reveals New Insights into Bone Loss in Joint implant Patients