Eve R Colson, MD, MEd

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

Research Interests

Curriculum; Infant; Maternal Behavior; Pediatrics; Sudden Infant Death; Global Health; Health Behavior; Qualitative Research

Research Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Primary Care/General Pediatrics

Global Health Initiative

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Colson's research interest is in education. She has advanced training in medical education and is involved in curriculum development at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Colson is also interested in health behavior and education as it relates to patients with a particular focus on infant morbidity and mortality.

Specialized Terms: Health-related Behaviors; SIDS; Smoking; Safe sleep in infants; Education; Qualitative research; International student education

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Colson has integrated clinical research initiatives into the activities of the Well Newborn Unit ; her research has focused on key issues in infant-maternal interaction in the post-partum period such as infant sleep position and maternal smoking cessation. She is Principal Investigator of a multi-site NIH grant focusing on SIDS. In that capacity, she was asked by NIH to consult on a new national initiative to decrease the risk of SIDS.

Dr. Colson is also a Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Faculty Scholar. In that capacity she develops, implements and studies unique approaches to medical education.

Medical Education and Curriculum Development. Sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.

Infant Morbidity and Mortality. Safe Infant Sleep. Sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Eve R Colson, MD, MEd
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric-General PediatricsPrimary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste 5039

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae