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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2019-2021 Divisions of the University Degree-Granting Academic Divisions Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences  

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences


Academically aligned with Rutgers University-New Brunswick and collaborating with units across the university, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences comprises schools and their attendant practices, clinics, centers, and institutes. The schools offer programs to nearly 7,000 students at locations throughout the state, including New Brunswick, Newark, Piscataway, Stratford, Scotch Plains, and Blackwood, and, together with select health sciences centers and institutes, create tremendous opportunities for research and collaboration.

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Joseph A. Barone, Pharm.D., Dean

First organized in 1892 and incorporated into the state university in 1927, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy offers a six-year professional program leading to the doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and a graduate program offering a post-bachelor of science (B.S.) Pharm.D. degree (both traditional two-year and nontraditional). Other graduate programs leading to advanced degrees are available through the School of Graduate Studies. In addition, the school sponsors a continuing education program for the benefit of practicing pharmacists throughout the state.

New Jersey Medical School

Robert L. Johnson, M.D., Dean

The oldest school of medicine in New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School in Newark offers the doctor of medicine (M.D.) in addition to continuing education. It encompasses 22 basic science and clinical departments and hosts centers and institutes, including the Public Health Research Institute, the Global Tuberculosis Center, and the Neurological Institute of New Jersey. Students and patients benefit from the school's extensive clinical practices, including direct patient care delivered by the physicians of the New Jersey Medical School Faculty Practice.

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Sherine E. Gabriel, M.D., Dean (through Jan. 10, 2019)
Robert L. Johnson, M.D., Interim Dean (effective Jan. 11, 2019)

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick offers the doctor of medicine (M.D.) in addition to continuing education. The school encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments and its extensive clinical and community practices offer direct care to patients and learning opportunities for students. Among its primary patient care units are the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group and the Eric B. Chandler Health Center, a family-oriented community health center.

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Cecile A. Feldman, D.M.D., Dean

Offering pre- and postdoctoral dental education, the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is the only school of dentistry in New Jersey and is the largest center of dental research in the state. A sampling of programs offered includes the doctor of dental medicine (D.M.D.); fellowships in geriatric dentistry, orofacial pain, and oral and maxillofacial radiology; master of science (M.S.) in dentistry and master of dental science (M.D.Sc.); doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in oral biology; and programs from endodontics to pediatric dentistry.

School of Graduate Studies

Jerome J. Kukor, Ph.D., Dean
Kathleen W. Scotto, Ph.D., Vice Dean

As of July 1, 2017, the Graduate School-New Brunswick and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences merged to become the School of Graduate Studies, which provides personalized academic support for approximately 5,200 Rutgers students enrolled in more than 150 doctoral, master's, and dual-degree programs across New Brunswick, Piscataway, and Newark. The School of Graduate Studies is a unit of both Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

School of Health Professions

Gwendolyn Mahon, Ph.D., Dean

The school has approximately three dozen programs ranging from post-high school to postdoctoral at locations in Blackwood, Newark, New Brunswick, and Scotch Plains. Programs include undergraduate certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor's and master's programs in fields as diverse as medical imaging, psychosocial rehabilitation, and physician assistant. Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees are offered in psychiatric rehabilitation, biomedical informatics, and health sciences, while professional and advanced practice degrees include physical therapy, clinical nutrition, and clinical laboratory services.

School of Nursing

Linda Flynn, Ph.D., R.N., Interim Dean (effective September 2019)
William L. Holzemer, Ph.D., Dean (through August 2019)

With classes in both Newark and New Brunswick, the School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees and certificates, including a bachelor of science (B.S.) in nursing, accelerated B.S.N., R.N. to B.S. program, a master of science (M.S.) in nursing leadership, doctor of nursing practice (D.N.P.), and a Ph.D. program in nursing awarded by the Graduate School-Newark.

School of Public Health

Perry N. Halkitis, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., Dean

This school offers the master of public health (M.P.H.); master of science (M.S.) in biostatistics; master of science (M.S.) in health outcomes, policy, and economics; and the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in public health degrees, as well as dual degrees and postbaccalaureate certificates. Programs are offered in Newark and New Brunswick through 10 concentrations: biostatistics; environmental health sciences; epidemiology; global public health; health outcomes, policy, and economics; health systems and policy; occupational safety and health; public health nutrition; social and behavioral health sciences; and urban public health.
 
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