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Cindy A Crusto, PhD

Co-Chair

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Program Evaluation and Child Trauma Research at The Consultation Center

Research Interests

Family; Mental Health; Minority Groups; Social Conditions; Social Problems; Violence; Global Health; Domestic Violence; Cultural Diversity; Substance-Related Disorders; Risk Reduction Behavior; Psychiatry and Psychology; Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena

Cindy A. Crusto, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology Section), Yale University School of Medicine, is the Director of Program and Service System Evaluation at The Consultation Center. Dr. Crusto has more than 15 years of experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating preventive interventions in schools and community agencies. She also has extensive experience providing training and technical assistance to schools and to community-based organizations on the evaluation of...

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Gary Vincent Desir, MD

Co-Chair

Professor of Medicine

Chair, Department of Medicine

Research Interests

Catecholamines; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Internal Medicine; Obesity; Forestry; Acute Kidney Injury

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Lisa M. Walke, MD

Co-Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs (Geriatrics)

Dr. Walke is the Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs for the Section of Geriatrics; in this capacity she oversees all of the clinical programs for the section across both campuses and throughout the community. Dr. Walke is a graduate of the Yale Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology. She has been the recipient of the John A. Hartford/American Federation for Aging Research Academic Geriatric Fellowship, the Merck/American Geriatrics Society New Investigator Award, a R01...

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Members

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Anton M. Bennett, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Comparative Medicine

Co-Director, Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Director, BBS Minority Affairs

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Linda Kathryn Bockenstedt, MD

Harold W. Jockers Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity

Research Interests

Faculty; Immunity, Innate; Lyme Disease; Rheumatology; Tick-Borne Diseases; Lyme Neuroborreliosis

Clinical Interests

Adult

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Carmen Jane Booth, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

Co-director, Mouse Phenotyping Service

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James Pierpont Comer, MD, MPH

Maurice Falk Professor in the Child Study Center

Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Medicine

Research Interests

Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Child Psychiatry; Education; Psychiatry; Race Relations; Schools

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Enrique M. De La Cruz, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cytoskeleton; Kinetics; Molecular Biology; Thermodynamics; RNA Helicases

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Americo E Esquibies, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Research Interests

Hypoxia, Brain; Lung; Pediatrics; Respiration; Hyperoxia; Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Lung Diseases

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Inginia Genao, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Medical Director, Adult Primary Care Center

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Rosana Gonzalez-Colaso, PharmD, MPH

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Faculty at Equity Research and Innovative Center (ERIC)

Research Interests

Health Services Research; Hispanic Americans

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Derrick M Gordon, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Research, Policy and Program on Male Development, The Consultation Center

Research Interests

Men; Parents; Primary Prevention; Prisoners; Students; Vulnerable Populations; Secondary Prevention

Clinical Interests

Family Relations; Mental Health; Men's Health

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Ezra H Griffith, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Deputy Chair for Diversity and Organizational Ethics, Department of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Ethics; Forensic Psychiatry; Psychiatry

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Dirk C Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

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Michele H Johnson, MD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Neurosurgery

Director of Interventional Neuroradiology

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Forrester Lee, MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Research Interests

Cardiology; Heart Failure; Heart Rate; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Cultural Diversity; Minority Health

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Heart Transplantation

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Peter S. Marshall, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Medical Director, Medical Step-Down Unit YSC Yale-New Haven Hospital

Medical Director, Respiratory Care - Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Status Asthmaticus; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Venous Thromboembolism

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Pulmonary Embolism; Respiratory System

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Carolyn M Mazure, PhD

Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology

Director, Women's Health Research at Yale

Research Interests

Depressive Disorder; Psychiatry; Sex Differentiation; Stress, Psychological; Women's Health; Behavior, Addictive; Tobacco Use Cessation

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Frank Japhet Minja, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Clinical Interests

Radiology

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Marcella Nunez Smith, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Core Faculty, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Faculty, Global Health Leadership Institute

Deputy Director of Health Equity Research and Workforce Development, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Research Interests

Chronic Disease; Internal Medicine; Global Health; Women's Health; Caribbean Region; Healthcare Disparities; Social Discrimination

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Charles N Walker, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Geriatrics; Erectile Dysfunction; Prostatic Neoplasms; Urology; Healthcare Disparities

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Nadia Ward, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

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