Research & Grants

With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

SNJ Business People magazine has named Sarah Piddington to its 40 Under 40 list for 2014.

Moorestown, NJ and Glassboro, NJ—Lockheed Martin and Rowan University are kicking off an innovative, strategic partnership to develop new technologies for a broad range of radar system applications in support of national defense. As threats to the United States become increasingly more complex, this next generation of radar technology is critical to protecting national assets and requires the dedication of an educated workforce.

Rohrer Foundation's donation creates $2 million endowment.

CMSRU clinical faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Brenner named a MacArthur Fellow.

CMSRU clinical faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Brenner named a MacArthur Fellow.

Hanukkah is a relatively minor festival on the Jewish calendar. But that’s not so in the United States, where American Jews have transformed an almost forgotten celebration into the most visible of American Jewish holidays, according to Rowan University Religion Studies Professor Dianne Ashton.

Dr. Xinhua Chen, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at RowanSOM, has received a $1.8 million federal grant to lead a five-year study that examines the role diet plays in the higher incidence of preterm delivery among African American and Hispanic women. 

Department of Theatre & Dance's Rebekah Maggor earns NEA, Fulbright grants for Middle East theatre projects.

For Rowan University psychology assistant professor Dr. Bethany Raiff, quitting smoking is not a game.

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