Rowan Today


Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) recently received approval to establish an Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ENT) residency program from the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). This highly specialized surgical training program is only the second of its kind in New Jersey. ENT residency training is in high demand and typically one of the most competitive residency programs nationally. Cooper will welcome its first ENT resident in 2019.
Russell J. Buono, PhD, and Thomas N. Ferraro, PhD, professors in the department of biomedical science at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), collaborated on an important study published December 10 in Nature Communications that identifies 11 new epilepsy genes not previously linked to the disease. The discovery triples the number of known susceptibility genes for epilepsy and provides critical clues for further research.
Accreditation allows medical school to provide physicians with advanced training.
A mobile handheld device that tests the safety of water and provides immediate results took top honors at the third annual Idea Challenge at Rowan University.

Leading an international team of researchers, Dr.

As the season for interviewing for jobs and internships heats up, Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand is launching a 100-day challenge to fill the University’s Suit Our Students Career Closet with professional attire.
Rowan University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences honored faculty members Evan T. Sorg and Q. Edward Wang with Excellence in Research Awards.
The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) are launching the Camden Opioid Research Initiative (CORI), a first-of-its-kind undertaking to investigate the genetic and biological factors that contribute to the development of opioid use disorder (also referred to as opioid dependence or addiction).
A $700,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may very well advance Dr. Danielle Arigo’s research career and the health of midlife women in New Jersey and beyond.
The Philadelphia Business Journal once again has named Dr. Ali A. Houshmand to its Power 100 list of the most influential people in the region.
Rowan University will host 80 high school and other students from throughout New Jersey for the Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholars Conference on Academia and STEM on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Chamberlain Student Center on Rt. 322 on the Glassboro campus.

Rowan University, which for years has taken a wide-ranging approach to preventing and addressing sexual violence, was this week named one of the “Top 25 Affirmative Consent Schools.”

Close to 100 people left Rowan University for Mars recently, and almost another 100 watched them blast off from Glassboro for a journey through the universe. That’s figurative, of course.
An interdisciplinary team made up entirely of Rowan University students took top honors in Techstars StartupWeekend Philly, a 54-hour community startup competition held recently.