Research at Rowan University Stratford
Improving the health of individuals and communities begins with research. The academic departments at the School of Osteopathic Medicine consist of dedicated clinical and biomedical scientists with expertise in diverse disciplines.
Faculty-driven research in Stratford encompasses social, behavioral, clinical, and basic sciences and occurs at several sites on the campus. The New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA) is a multi-disciplinary research institute devoted to improving the health of the elderly. The CARES Institute is a nationally-recognized center for the study of child abuse and prevention.
The Science Center houses over twenty independent basic science laboratories conducting research in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics and physiology. These research programs are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Cancer Society and many other public and private entities. In addition, the Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences integrates research with teaching. Collaboration among students, technicians, fellows, and faculty create a exciting environment for innovation and discovery.
20th Annual RowanSOM Research Conference - 2016
The 20th Annual RowanSOM Research Conference will be held on (Thursday and Friday) May 5, and May 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Academic Center Building. The purpose of this event, sponsored by RowanSOM, is to recognize the efforts of faculty, staff, and students involved in research, promote collaboration, and encourage student participation in research.
Click here to submit poster/abstract (PDF) for this research conference. Deadline for poster submission is Friday, April 15, 2016.
If you plan to attend the research conference only and are NOT presenting a poster, please click here to register.
We are excited to announce that this year’s event will integrate a personalized RowanSOM Research Day App available NOW in both the Apple Store and Google Play. The preliminary agenda is available as well as a sneak-peak at our guest speakers, poster presentations, and exhibitors.
Search: RUSOM Research Day 2016 in the Apple Store or Google Play and download our app
Please be sure to create a profile so you can have full accessibility to interact with the different events scheduled for this conference.
All posters must be placed on the assigned board between 4:00pm on (Wednesday) May 4, 2016 and 9:00am on (Thursday) May 5, 2016. The poster should remain until the session ends at 3:00pm on (Friday) May 6, 2016.
All posters must be removed from the poster boards by 3:00pm on (Friday) May 6, 2016. Click here for detailed instructions.
Summer Medical Research Fellowship (SMRF) Program 2016
The Dean of the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) will once again support the Summer Medical Research Fellowship (SMRF) Program. SOM medical students who are selected to participate receive a stipend to work for eight (8) weeks with a SOM faculty mentor on a research project. The purpose of the summer research program is to promote and facilitate education in scientific research where students participate in research activities at a professional level.
The Information Session for the 2016 Summer Medical Research Fellowship Program (SMRFP) is being held on January 6, 2016 (Wednesday) in Room 279 in the Academic Center Building (Stratford Campus) from 12pm to 1pm.
The application instructions and guidelines can be found online at http://www.rowan.edu/som/research/smrf. Use your Rowan credentials when logging in to access this information.
The application deadline is (Monday) February 1, 2016. Questions about the SMRF Program can be directed to Marion Dugan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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