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Head of Yale’s practices makes it his mission to serve patients’ needs

David J. Leffell, M.D., deputy dean for clinical affairs, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Yale Medical Group (YMG) and professor of dermatology, describes himself as “physician, academic, and administrator,” in that order. “If the dean needs to speak with me, but...

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Yale geneticist wins Wiley Prize for hypertension research

Yale geneticist wins Wiley Prize for hypertension research

Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair and Sterling Professor of Genetics, an internationally known expert on the genetic basis of hypertension, has received the seventh annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences, which...

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Expert on myeloma, cancer vaccines to head hematology

Expert on myeloma, cancer vaccines to head hematology

Madhav V. Dhodapkar, M.D., an expert on multiple myeloma and monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS), the premalignant state from which myeloma often develops, has been named chief of the Section of...

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