Tag: Health Care

Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center Established

Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center Established

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and the LEAP Academy University Charter School opened a new school-based health center on April 2 that will serve as a primary care facility for approximately 1,000 LEAP students and their families. The Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center, located inside LEAP’s Lower School on Cooper Street, is being staffed by […]

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Nursing Research Will Help Deliver Health Care Education and Outreach in Camden

Nursing Research Will Help Deliver Health Care Education and Outreach in Camden

A new initiative by the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden seeks to bring the needs of Camden families to light and to provide them with health education and outreach programs. Later this year, Rutgers–Camden nursing students will be participating in a critical health care needs assessment in the Camden community as part of an American Association […]

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Preventive Care Remains a Low Priority for Some Urban Women

Preventive Care Remains a Low Priority for Some Urban Women

Regular check-ups and screenings are among the best ways to stay healthy and catch potential health problems before they become serious, but preventive care rates are lower than they should be among Hispanic women in Camden, according to Rutgers University–Camden researchers. A series of studies by two Rutgers–Camden nursing professors is shedding some light on […]

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University Scholar Receives Health Policy Research Grant

University Scholar Receives Health Policy Research Grant

A Rutgers University scholar and her collaborator have received a prestigious grant from a highly competitive, national funding program dedicated to addressing important health policy issues. Margaret Marsh, a University Professor of history and Haddonfield resident, and Wanda Ronner, her sister and long-time co-author, have received one of eight awards through the Robert Wood Johnson […]

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Nursing Students Providing Critical Health Care Services

Nursing Students Providing Critical Health Care Services

CAMDEN —Hospitals are increasingly facing cuts in funding for charity care, leaving a void in adequate health care for underserved communities in the United States. As a result, more nurses will be required to meet the increasing health care demands of under insured and uninsured individuals. Having access to health care services and receiving culturally […]

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