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For a doctor who found his calling as a resident, geriatrics never grows old

As a young intern at Boston City Hospital (now part of Boston Medical Center) in the early 1970s, Leo M. Cooney, M.D., experienced the standard of medical care for elderly patients firsthand, and he describes his impressions from those days in a characteristically...

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Expert on race’s role in medical care wins fellowship

Expert on race’s role in medical care wins fellowship

Marcella Nunez-Smith, M.D., M.H.S., assistant professor of medicine, has received the 2008 Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). The fellowship recognizes a...

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Expert on race’s role in medical care wins fellowship

Women’s health advocate honored for distinguished leadership

Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., associate dean for faculty affairs, professor of psychiatry and psychology and director of Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY), has received the 2008 Distinguished Leadership Award for...

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Head Start founder is honored for his lifetime of leadership

Head Start founder is honored for his lifetime of leadership

Edward F. Zigler, Ph.D., Sterling Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Yale, is the 2008 recipient of the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor bestowed by the American...

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Scientist lauded for studies of dormant stem cells as therapy

Scientist lauded for studies of dormant stem cells as therapy

Erik M. Shapiro, Ph.D., assistant professor of diagnostic radiology and biomedical engineering at the School of Medicine, has been awarded a $1.5 million New Innovator Award by the National Institutes of Health...

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Psychologist, community leader receives Yale’s highest honor

Psychologist, community leader receives Yale’s highest honor

Roslyn Milstein Meyer, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and assistant clinical professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine, is one of five recipients of the 2008 Yale Medal, awarded by the Association of Yale Alumni...

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