Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research advances health and well-being through meaningful, rigorous and impactful research in the critical areas of behavioral health, health services, health disparities, health policy, health economics, pharmacoepidemiology, and aging research.
Since its 1985 founding, the Institute has become nationally renowned for interdisciplinary and translational research. The Institute's 57,000 square foot facilities are home to six members elected to the National Academy of Medicine and 150 members representing over 30 schools, institutes, and units with adjunct members from 29 national and international universities.
Investigators of Rutgers IFH Report Teen Overdoses Related to Drugs for Common Mental Health IssuesApril 22nd 2022
Researchers of the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research noted that physicians need to weigh the risks and benefits of drugs used to treat common mental health conditions amid reported overdoses.
Rutgers IFH Researcher Releases Study Showing Benefit of Telehealth for Multiple SclerosisApril 22nd 2022
A member of the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research served as lead author of a recent study showing the potential of telehealth services to address health care disruption among individuals with multiple sclerosis.