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Ferrer receives prestigious RWJ award

December 2002

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation named Robert Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., a Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar. Dr. Ferrer is an assistant professor in the department of family and community medicine and one of 15 recipients of
this year’s award.

The four-year, $297,000 grant will fund Dr. Ferrer’s research into the mechanisms of socio-economic health disparities. "Our analysis will focus on identifying the pathway from socio-economic level through psychological stress to indicators of physiological wear and tear," Dr. Ferrer said.

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