Loneliness and transportation among the biggest obstacles to health in South Jersey, according to WRI report on health needs.
Grounded in data collected from two comprehensive community health needs assessments across five counties, WRI presents an important finding about health in South Jersey.
WRI featured at a Cumberland County Chambers of Commerce event focused on economic challenges and opportunities in the county. Centered on WRI’s Our Piece of the Pie research, Senate President Sweeney, Senator Van Drew and 80 more engaged citizens turned out.
WRI Faculty Fellow Michael Hayes and WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman presented the Institute’s Our Piece of the Pie study as part of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey’s Good Morning South Jersey Series.
WRI has received funding to hold a campus-wide conference on population health data analytics. The conference will include faculty from all five Rutgers-Camden schools and other universities.
On April 5, 2018 Walter Rand Institute Faculty Fellow Michael Hayes presented findings from his report at WRI’s Forum About South Jersey. More than 80 people attended the Forum to learn about the distribution of state funds to municipalities across New Jersey.