Faculty

Psychologist to lead Child Study Center

Alan Kazdin, an expert on the behavioral problems of children, is named center’s fifth director.

Early in his career as a clinical psychologist, Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., asked two fundamental questions about the work he was doing with emotionally troubled children: Does treatment work? And if so, why?These questions might seem obvious, but Kazdin, the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and professor in the...

Read more...

Carolyn Mazure, a leader in women’s health research, appointed associate dean

Carolyn Mazure, a leader in women’s health research, appointed associate dean

Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and director of Women’s Health Research at Yale, has been named...

Read more...

Renowned neurosurgeon, specialist in brain tumors, named endowed professor

Renowned neurosurgeon, specialist in brain tumors, named endowed professor

Joseph M. Piepmeier, M.D., who specializes in brain tumors and spinal cord traumas, has been appointed the...

Read more...

Notes

Kevin R. Anderson, M.D., John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’83, Amy L. Friedman, M.D., Richard Gusberg, M.D., James C. Rosser Jr., M.D., Ronald R. Salem, M.D., Clarence T. Sasaki, M.D. ’66, HS ’73, Neal Seymour, M.D., Robert Udelsman, M.D.

A New York magazine cover article titled “Surgery Without Scars ...” has included nine surgeons in the Yale Medical Group on a list of the top 100 minimally invasive surgeons in the tri-state area. The surgeons are Kevin R. Anderson, M.D., John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’83, Amy L. Friedman, M.D., Richard Gusberg,...

Read more...

Sonja V. Batten, Ph.D.

Sonja V. Batten, Ph.D., has been hired as the associate director of Women’s Health Research at Yale. Batten has demonstrated talents in research, clinical work, supervisory responsibilities and educational outreach efforts. Her primary interest is the effect of traumatic events on women’s psychological and physical...

Read more...

Paul G. Barash, M.D.

Paul G. Barash, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, delivered the Winter College Lecture to the College of Anesthetists at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in December. His lecture was entitled Myocardial Ischemia Monitoring: A Sequential Systems Approach. This lectureship is one of two awarded annually by the...

Read more...

Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D.

A symposium and reception to honor the contributions of Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and psychology, were held on April 13 at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association’s Division 39 (Division on Psychoanalysis). Paul Wachtel, distinguished professor of psychology, and Diana...

Read more...

Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., James P. Comer, M.D., HS

Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., the Harris Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry, and James P. Comer, M.D., HS ’67, the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry and founder of the 33-year-old School Development Program, spoke at the opening of The Discovery Room at Public School 28 in Paterson, N.J., in January. The...

Read more...

Martin E. Gordon, M.D.

Martin E. Gordon, M.D. ’46, clinical professor of medicine and chair of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Associates’ board of trustees, was a finalist in the basic and clinical category of the Time Inc. International Health and Medical Media Competition in November, for his film Microscopy, Tools of the Biomedical...

Read more...

David A. Kessler, M.D.

Yale School of Medicine Dean David A. Kessler, M.D., was elected in January to chair the board of directors of The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. He will lead the foundation’s efforts to improve the lives of children worldwide through pediatric research, training and advocacy. Kessler served as...

Read more...

William V. Tamborlane Jr., M.D.

William V. Tamborlane Jr., M.D., professor and section chief of pediatric endocrinology, is heading a national group that will be testing the most advanced blood sugar sensing technology for children with type 1 diabetes, research that may lead to the first artificial pancreas. The project, involving five centers...

Read more...

Anthony N. van den Pol, Ph.D.

Anthony N. van den Pol, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery, was awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a neurotransmitter whose loss in the brain is believed to be responsible for narcolepsy, an often-misunderstood disease marked by an uncontrollable desire to sleep. The grant will...

Read more...

Submit faculty news via email to ymm@yale.edu or send it to Yale Medicine Publications at 1 Church Street, Suite 300, New Haven, CT 06510.

 
Download on the Apple App Store