Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Stratford, NJ
Program Description

Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (RowanGSBS) is a well-established research institution that was previously established in 1997 as the UMDNJ-GSBS at SOM. On July 1, 2013, we became part of Rowan University. Although RowanGSBS is now considered New Jersey’s newest public research university, we have been located in Stratford, NJ since 1997 and continue to offer a wide range of programs of study. Our state-of-the-art research facilities are fully equipped to answer the latest, toughest questions in biomedical research and was founded to provide graduate training in the many disciplines of biomedical science. Come explore how we are able to have all the benefits of a large university but also have a small campus feel in historic, Stratford, NJ.

Our Mission

The mission of the Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is to develop scientists who will contribute new knowledge in the biomedical disciplines through creative research and scholarship. This is accomplished through a curriculum of course work and research training that prepares our students to critically evaluate existing knowledge and to advance the frontiers of new knowledge in the biomedical sciences.

Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 20 Number of Students: 150
Ethnicity Hispanic Percent: 8.00% Non-Hispanic Percent: 0.00%
Race Asian: 30.00% American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.50% Black or African American: 22.00% White: 36.00% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:: 1.00%
Unique Program Features
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Research Immersion in Biomedical Science and Engineering at Rowan (RISER), High School Biomedical Scholars Program,
Program Characteristics
Year Established: 1997 Type of Campus: Main Campus
Contact Info


Program Director
Diane M. Worrad

Chris Tallarida (856)566-6282

Research Areas