Newswise — Wendy Purcell, PhD, FRSA, has joined the Rutgers School of Public Health as a professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice.
Prior to joining Rutgers, Purcell was an academic research scholar at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she led research on global leadership and governance for transformational change and co-directed the Sustainable Development Solutions Group. She was lead researcher on the Culture of Health project, a joint initiative of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Business School, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where she explored health and equity in business and community settings. She served as the president vice-chancellor of Plymouth University – where she is an Emeritus Professor of Biomedicine – establishing new schools of medicine and dentistry and leading the institution to become among the top 1% of world universities and the number