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The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, Rutgers University–Camden, addresses public policy issues impacting Southern New Jersey through applied research, community engagement and organizational development.


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Camden, NJ 08102
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Latest News

WRI Publishes New Faculty Fellow Report

Faculty Fellow Janice M. Beitz’s research offers busy primary care providers a resource of identified diabetes prevention services in the region along with extant management services in light of the tsunami of diabetes mellitus type 2 facing the United States in the coming decades.

WRI Receives Funding from RWJF New Jersey Health Initiatives to Build a Culture of Health in Bridgeton City

WRI has been awarded funding by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for work in Bridgeton city, and will focus on bringing public, non-profit, for-profit, and community stakeholders together to strategically plan programs and policies which will holistically address health issues in the area.

WRI Executive Director Honored by Lead New Jersey

Coinciding with its 30th Anniversary, Lead New Jersey is honoring 30 influential leaders across the state and WRI’s executive director, Gwendolyn L. Harris, Ph.D. is among the honorees. 


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