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Crossing the country to promote global health

Crossing the country to promote global health

A 1997 alumna bicycles through 13 states to raise awareness of the links between poverty and disease.

Karen Kiang, M.D. ’97, approached the podium at the public library in Telluride, Colo., with an enthusiasm and none of the weariness you might expect from someone who had pedaled her bike 77 miles over a 10,000-foot mountain pass the previous day. Slim, with a luminous smile that dominates her round face, Kiang came...

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When numbers matter: an epidemiologist improves health care for the homeless

When numbers matter: an epidemiologist improves health care for the homeless

Can statistics help the health of New York City’s homeless? Bonnie Kerker, Ph.D. ’01, is convinced that they can. Over...

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2006-2007 Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine

The Executive Committee of the Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine directs association activities, links the School of Medicine with its graduates, and helps alumni stay in touch with Yale.

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1940s
Aaron T. Beck, M.D. ’46, received a 2006 Distinguished Investigator Award this spring from NARSAD: the Mental Health Research Association. The one-year $100,000 award supports experienced investigators conducting neurobiological research. Beck also received the Adolf Meyer Award from the American Psychiatric Association in April.  Request Edit (DATE: )
1950s
Leonard Cook, Ph.D. ’51, who directed central nervous system research at DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Co. starting in 1983, was the winner of the 2006 P.B. Dews Lifetime Achievement Award in Behavioral Pharmacology. The award was presented in April in San Francisco. Cook is recognized as a pioneer in behavioral pharmacology who has contributed substantially to the discovery and evaluation of...
Leonard Cook, Ph.D. ’51, who directed central nervous system research at DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Co. starting in 1983, was the winner of the 2006 P.B. Dews Lifetime Achievement Award in Behavioral Pharmacology. The award was presented in April in San Francisco. Cook is recognized as a pioneer in behavioral pharmacology who has contributed substantially to the discovery and evaluation of psychotherapeutics.
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Milton W. Hamilt, M.P.H. ’54, writes to say that he has been retired since 1989 and that he and his wife live in a retirement community in Pennsylvania. After his graduation from Yale he spent two years as an administrative resident at Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, spending his last year as the first administrator of the Yale Psychiatric Institute. In 1969 he became a professor at Temple...
Milton W. Hamilt, M.P.H. ’54, writes to say that he has been retired since 1989 and that he and his wife live in a retirement community in Pennsylvania. After his graduation from Yale he spent two years as an administrative resident at Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, spending his last year as the first administrator of the Yale Psychiatric Institute. In 1969 he became a professor at Temple University, where he taught hospital administration.
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1960s
John A. Parrish, M.D. ’65, professor, chair and chief of the Department of Dermatology and director of the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology at Harvard Medical School, has been elected to the board of directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). NSBRI, funded by NASA, is a consortium of institutions, including Harvard, that study the health...
John A. Parrish, M.D. ’65, professor, chair and chief of the Department of Dermatology and director of the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology at Harvard Medical School, has been elected to the board of directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). NSBRI, funded by NASA, is a consortium of institutions, including Harvard, that study the health risks related to long-duration space flight.
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Dennis J. Rudzinski, M.D. ’69, assumed a part-time position at Commonwealth Anesthesia Associates in January. A former partner in the Richmond, Va., group, he works every other week. During his weeks off, he enjoys gardening and cruising the Chesapeake Bay.  Request Edit (DATE: )

Augustus A. White III, M.D., Ph.D., HS ’66, received the 2006 Diversity Award in March at the 73rd annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago. The award recognizes fellows of the academy who have significantly contributed to advancing diversity in orthopaedics through recruiting, mentoring, leadership and treating diverse populations.  Request Edit (DATE: )
 
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