Child Health Common Interest Group

Child Health & Well Being Research Group (CHRG)


To increase the quality and quantity of research at Rutgers aimed at improving child health and well-being locally, nationally, and globally

Group Aims:

Why join CHRG?

Awareness: Foster awareness of Rutgers faculty, trainees, students, and staff engaging in child health and well-being research

Collaboration: Promote a multidisciplinary, collaborative child health research community across Rutgers

Training: Facilitate mentoring relationships that engage trainees and students in research, scholarship, and careers in child-related areas

Engage: Engage community stakeholders, including community members, funders, government, and other members of the public.

Events:    Join us at our upcoming event on 2/24!

Networking & Panel Discussion: (download flyer)
February 24, 2020
Panel Discussion: Impact of Opioids
on Child Health and Well-Being (download flyer)

September 18, 2019 (click date to view photos)


TBD Spring 2020

CHRG-Steering Committee

Photo  Contact Information 
Steve Barnett Steven Barnett
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)
Emily Barrett

Emily Barrett
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI)/School of Public Health- Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Katie Devine Katie Devine
Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ)-Population Sciences

Daniel Horton Daniel Horton
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Pediatrics-Rheumatology
Manuel Jimenez Manuel Jimenez
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Pediatrics-Neurology
David Krol David Krol
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) -New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative