Faculty

Change in primary care clerkship

Change in primary care clerkship

Frederick D. Haeseler, M.D., FW ’76, has stepped down as head of the fourth-year primary care clerkship that he has directed since 1993. Peter J. Ellis, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of medicine,...

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New assistant dean for education

New assistant dean for education

Janet P. Hafler, M.Ed., Ed.D., has been appointed assistant dean for educational scholarship in the office of education. Hafler, who began her career as a registered nurse, earned a master’s degree...

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Notes

Murat Günel, M.D., HS ’98

Murat Günel, M.D., HS ’98, has been named the Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery. Günel, also professor of neurobiology and of genetics, is co-director of the Yale Neurogenetics Program and studies genetic risk factors for neurovascular disease. He received his medical degree from Istanbul School of Medicine in...

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David A. Hafler, M.D.

David A. Hafler, M.D., chair of neurology at the School of Medicine, has been named the inaugural Gilbert H. Glaser, M.D., Professor of Neurology. Hafler, a leader in the effort to better understand the molecular basis of multiple sclerosis, joined the faculty in September. An authority on the mechanisms of...

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Steven B. Leder, Ph.D.

Steven B. Leder, Ph.D., professor of surgery (otolaryngology), has been installed as the incoming president of the Dysphagia Research Society for 2010-2011. The society is an international organization devoted to all aspects of swallowing and its disorders. Leder is involved in clinical care. He also does research in...

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Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D.

Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D., the David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, has received the 2010 Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Science. The award was conferred for Medzhitov’s “elucidation of the mechanisms of innate immunity.”...

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Andres S. Martin, M.D., M.P.H.

Andres S. Martin, M.D., M.P.H. ’02, was appointed the Riva Ariella Ritvo Professor of Pediatric Psychosocial Services in December. Martin, an associate professor of child psychiatry and psychiatry in the Yale Child Study Center, is also the medical director of the Children’s Psychiatric Inpatient Service at Yale-New...

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Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D.

Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and psychology and associate dean for faculty affairs, was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame in October for her work that explores gender-specific differences in the causes, treatment, and prevention of cancers, osteoporosis, depression, and other...

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Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D.

Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D., has been named the Harris Family Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Child Study Center. Pelphrey studies brain mechanisms underlying the development of different aspects of social cognition. His interests include the development of social perception, the perception and regulation of...

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Nancy H. Ruddle, Ph.D.

Nancy H. Ruddle, Ph.D. ’68, professor emerita and senior research associate in the Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases in the School of Public Health, received the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Cytokine Society at its annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, in October. The award is...

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Gerald I. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D

Gerald I. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., the George R. Cowgill Professor of Physiological Chemistry, professor of medicine and of cellular and molecular physiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in December. He is one of...

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William V. Tamborlane, M.D., FW

William V. Tamborlane, M.D., FW ’77, professor and section chief of pediatric endocrinology and deputy director of the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, has been honored with the Diabetes Technology Leadership award by the Diabetes Technology Society for his lifetime accomplishments in diabetes research and...

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Robert I. White, M.D.

Robert I. White, M.D., professor of diagnostic radiology, received the 2010 Career Achievement Award from the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy at its annual meeting in Florida in January. White, the director of the Yale Vascular Malformation Center, is credited with developing four new procedures in...

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