2011 Science and Health Fair

LEARN from the panelists and exhibitors.

NETWORK with fellow students and university & industry researchers.

GET INVOLVED with research & community activities around campus.


Are you curious about the advancement of women's health research? What about exciting health research going on around Rutgers? The Science and Health Fair gives you the opportunity to learn about both topics and also how they interact and influence each other. Together, undergraduate students can learn about research and degree opportunities in health & science while graduate students and faculty can gain valuable insight from colleagues. The Science and Health Fair brings together expert vendors and panelists with students and faculty in order for everyone to LEARN, NETWORK, and GET INVOLVED.

When:            Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11 a.m.
Where:           Busch Campus Center - International Lounge

Free snacks and refreshments!


Bench to Beside Panel Discussion - Center Hall at 1 p.m.
Research Fair - International Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Blood Drive - Room 120 from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.

Download the event flyer.


SciWomen is proud to host the inaugural panel of the
Bench to Bedside Discussion Series.

The “Bench to Bedside” discussion series is a forum that shares the experiences and perspectives from three different stages of the disease treatment process—research science, application of treatment, and the patient perspective.  Join us for a journey that not only provides insight into technical breakthroughs, but helps humanize our understanding of biomedical research from scientist to physician to patient.

The panel:

Dr. Kim Hirshfield
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where she specializes in early stage breast cancer and pre-malignant breast abnormalities at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

After earning a B.S. from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in Biochemistry, she returned to New Jersey for her M.D.  A medical residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Robert Wood Johnson soon followed.  She then completed post-doctoral training under the guidance of Dr. Arnold J. Levine at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Dr. Hirshfield will be joined by one of her patients who has been fighting breast cancer for over a decade to share a unique story.


When:               1 p.m. – 3 p.m.   (September 27, 2011)
Where:              Busch Campus Center - Center Hall


Check out a few of our participating exhibitors!

  • Association for Women in Science
  • Neuroscience Network
  • Rutgers University Health Services
  • Office for Diversity and Academic Successin the Sciences
  • Health Professions Office
  • Rutgers University Professional Science Masters Program
  • UMDNJ Graduate School of Biological Sciences
  • Air Force ROTC Det 485 at Rutgers University
  • Center for Exercise & Aging
  • School of Environmental & Biological Sciences

*More exhibitors are added to the full list every day*