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"The members gained information about maintaining their health ... [and] began to see coherence in establishing healthy on-going practices ... Our members and staff shared freely with the BTG students and felt they were contributing to the education of professionals who wanted to be more understanding.
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty

Bernadette West, PhD
NJ BTG Program Director

Rutgers School of Public Health
683 Hoes Lane West, Rm 316
Piscataway, NJ 08854

CHIP Eligibility

Rutgers & Rowan students who have completed their first year in the following programs are eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • New Jersey Medical School
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • School of Health Related Professions
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • School of Public Health

BTG Application Form

2013 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Elijah's Promise
  • Greater Newark Conservancy
  • Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey (PCA-NJ)
  • Project H.O.P.E., Inc. (Homeless Outreach Program Enrichment), Bergan Lanning Health Center
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotion Program
  • UrbanPromise
  • YouthBuild Newark, Inc.

For an alphabetical list of all 2012 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2012 community project summaries by site, click here.


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