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Joan K Monin, PhD

Director

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Diseases; Phenomena and Processes; Psychiatry and Psychology

Joan Monin is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Social and Behavioral Sciences program at the Yale School of Public Health. She received her B.A. in Psychology from University of Rochester and her Ph.D. in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on addressing the mental and physical health needs of older adults. Specifically, she examines the emotional processes affecting the health in aging caregivers and the ways in which exposure to loved ones’ suffering...

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Margaret S. Clark

John M. Musser Professor of Psychology

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Sara Czaja, PhD

Leonard M. Miller Professor and Scientific Director

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Andrew Thomas DeWan, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Asthma; Chronic Disease; Epidemiology; Genetics; Norway; Pre-Eclampsia; Sepsis

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Terri R Fried, MD

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests

Advance Care Planning; Decision Making; Geriatrics; Health Care; Patient Preference

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Thomas Michael Gill, MD

Humana Foundation Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine

Director, Yale Program on Aging

Director, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Director, Yale Center for Disability and Disabling Disorders

Director, Yale Training Program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research

Research Interests

Aging; Clinical Trial; Disability Evaluation; Epidemiology; Geriatric Assessment; Geriatrics

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Trace Kershaw, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Director, Social & Behavioral Sciences Division

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Epidemiology; Global Health; HIV; India; Maternal-Fetal Relations; Public Health; Risk Reduction Behavior; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Rachel J. Lampert, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

Research Interests

Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Autonomic Nervous System; Cardiology; Defibrillators, Implantable; Exercise; Sports Medicine; Stress, Physiological

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Becca Levy, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and Psychology

Research Interests

Aging; Environment and Public Health; Mental Health; Psychiatry and Psychology; Psychological Phenomena and Processes; Social Justice; Social Sciences

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Robert H. Pietrzak, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Translational Psychiatric Epidemiology Laboratory, Clinical Neurosciences Division, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Resilience, Psychological; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Stress Disorders, Traumatic

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Peter H Van Ness, PhD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Geriatrics) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and in Medicine (Geriatrics)

Co-Director, Biostatistics Core, Yale Program on Aging

Research Interests

Biomedical Research; Epidemiologic Methods; Religion and Medicine; Research Design; Socioeconomic Factors; Statistics as Topic

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Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Social Gerontology and Health Laboratory! We are always looking to welcome new members to our team. Please contact lab director, Dr. Joan Monin at Joan.Monin@yale.edu for more information.