Coupled Natural and Human Systems Research in Cuba: Establishing International Collaborations to Meet the Environmental Challenges of Rapidly Changing Ecosystems

Research from Cuban J-1 Visa Exchange Scholars

Annual Conference and Meeting in Cuba, Universities as Anchors in Sustaining Community and Economic Development, November 3-7 2018 | Varadero, Cuba 

Future Directions for a New Cuba: Building Sustainable Partnerships
November 6-10, 2017 | Rutgers University-Camden

Sustainable Community Development and STEAM Fields: What We Can Learn from a Changing Cuba
October 31- November 3, 2016

Conference on Pharmacy and Nutrition, Havana
July 4-6, 2017

Topic of Presentation: The LEAP Model: A Holistic Approach to Well-being


  • Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Ph.D.
    Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor in Public Policy and Administration
  • Nancy Pontes, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Rutgers-Camden School of Nursing
  • Wanda Garcia
    Associate Director, Community Leadership Center

11th Symposium on Molecular Design and Bioinformatics, Varadero
July 12-14, 2017


  • Michael A. Palis, Ph.D.
    Provost, Rutgers-Camden 
  • Joseph V. Martin, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean for Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Health Sciences, Rutgers-Camden