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A brother’s gift launches Yale Scholars

Yale alumnus endows medical school initiative to fund young scientists

The Yale Scholars program, a new School of Medicine initiative to support and nurture promising young scientists, has received its first endowment in the form of a major gift from Donald S. McCluskey, M.Eng., an alumnus of Yale College and the Faculty of Engineering. The endowment will be named for McCluskey’s brother, Robert T. McCluskey, M.D., the Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology, Emeritus, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Also an alumnus of Yale

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City vote clears way for building of cancer treatment center

City vote clears way for building of cancer treatment center

A unanimous vote by the City of New Haven’s Board of Aldermen making changes to the city’s zoning regulations and zoning map has cleared the way for the construction of a new clinical cancer facility at Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) fully dedicated to patient care and clinical research. The groundbreaking for the 14-story, $450 million structure will take place this fall, and the facility will open its doors to...

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Medical school names new dean of public health

Medical school names new dean of public health

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., an expert on how people interact with systems that provide health care, has been named dean of public health and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. Cleary has served since 1993 as professor of medical sociology in the Departments of...

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