Matthew Kreuter

Matthew Kreuter, PhD, MPH
Kahn Family Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health
Brown School of Washington University

Dr. Matthew Kreuter is founder of the Health Communication Research Laboratory, a leading center nationally that is now in its 22nd year of continuous funding from the National Cancer Institute. Dr.Kreuter’s research seeks to identify and apply communication-based strategies to eliminate health disparities. It focuses on finding ways to increase the reach and effectiveness of health information for low-income and minority populations using information and technology to connect them to needed health services. Dr. Kreuter served for six years on the Institute of Medicine’s Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. His work has been funded by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Nursing Research, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.


Tiffany Manuel

Tiffany Manuel, PhD
President & CEO

Dr. Tiffany Manuel is the President and CEO of TheCaseMade, an organization dedicated to helping leaders powerfully and intentionally make the case for systems change. In this role, Dr. Manuel works with hundreds of passionate social change leaders, changemakers and innovators around the US who are building better, stronger communities that are diverse, equitable and inclusive. She is the primary architect of the Opportunity360 platform, with more than 100k+ users in the community development field, it remains the most comprehensive data platform for practitioners looking to advance systems change and population outcomes. Trained as a social scientist, she is a dynamic speaker, thought leader, and writer on the issues of community development, social change and cross-sector partnerships.

Dear Rutgers Community,

You are invited to attend the 2022 Community Engaged Scholarship (CES) Symposium on June 14th from 9:00am – 4:00pm. 

At this Rutgers University-wide forum, we are showcasing cutting-edge scholarship across Rutgers and beyond.

We are soliciting abstracts for poster and a limited number of oral presentations from faculty, students and trainees.  Top rated, trainee and/or student led abstracts that are selected by the CES Symposium abstract review committee will receive special recognition at the program and monetary awards.

We are seeking to showcase a broad range of scholarly projects. Projects can be in process or recently completed. Projects should have a health equity focus. Topics can include but are not limited to work that includes research-practice partnerships, community based or engaged approaches, and/or extension models. A broad range of study designs are also encouraged ranging from observational to intervention focused scholarship.


CES Symposium Planning Committee

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022, from 9-4 PM

President’s Tent, 11 Bishop Place in New Brunswick

 Event Check-in:
The event begins promptly at 9:00AM and runs through 4:00PM. We encourage you to arrive promptly at 8:00AM for check-in and breakfast.

Event Parking:
Parking for the Community Engaged Scholarship Symposium will be available in the following locations: Lots 2630 & College Avenue Deck. Visit the main Rutgers Map to identify where these parking lots are located in advance of your arrival.

Before arriving at the event, guests (those not already registered with Rutgers parking) must register a vehicle to be able to park at the available locations, otherwise they may receive a citation. Register your vehicle here.




Please be aware that this event will be ​recorded, ​and photographs will be taken. These recordings and photographs may be utilized in any medium for educational, promotional, advertising, or other purposes that support the mission of the university.

Health and Safety
The health and safety of the Rutgers University community remains our top priority. We ensure that all in-person events are carried out in a manner that complies with CDCNew Jersey Department of Health, and Rutgers University guidelines. The President’s Tent is exempt from the proof of vaccine/negative test requirement as it is considered an outdoor space. Individuals attending the poster session in our indoor space must remain compliant with published COVID-19 protocols. If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in contact recently with anyone who has been infected with COVID-19, we kindly ask that you stay home.