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Joan Monin, PhD

Director

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Biography

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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Research Interests

Diseases; Psychiatry and Psychology; Phenomena and Processes

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Margaret Clark

John M. Musser Professor of Psychology

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Sara Czaja

Leonard M. Miller Professor and Scientific Director

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Andrew Dewan, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Asthma; Genetics; Sepsis

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Terri Fried, MD

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests

Health Care

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

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Derek Isaacowitz

Director

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Trace Kershaw, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

HIV; Maternal-Fetal Relations

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Rachel Lampert, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

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Becca Levy, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Director, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division

Research Interests

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

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Lynne Martire

Associate Professor

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Robert Pietrzak, PhD, MPH

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

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Karen Schmidt

Assistant Professor

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Richard Schulz

Director

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Jennifer Stanley

Assistant Professor

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Peter 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

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

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Baibing Chen

Alumni

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Dyan Connelly

Alumni

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Ajua Duker

Alumni

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Cathy Le

Alumni

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Frank Lin

Alumni

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Cassandra Lincoln

Alumni

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Ying Liu

Alumni

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Hannah Mitchell

Alumni

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Amiti Varma

Alumni

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Melissa Weiner

Alumni

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Hongjin Yan

Alumni

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Lu Zhou

Alumni

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Annabelle Marty

Research Assistant

Laura Perdomo

Lab Manager

Annie Xu

Research Assistant

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.