Faculty

New assistant dean for curriculum named

New assistant dean for curriculum named

Michael L. Schwartz, Ph.D., was named assistant dean for curriculum in October. Schwartz is an associate professor of neurobiology who has directed the core neurobiology course “Structure and...

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New czar appointed to lead West Campus

New czar appointed to lead West Campus

Scott Strobel, Ph.D., the Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, was appointed in December to succeed Michael Donoghue, Ph.D., as vice president of West Campus Planning and...

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Notes

Ten Yale faculty members are among 214 new NARSAD Young Investigators to receive grants to pursue research related to schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, and such anxiety disorders as OCD and PTSD. Each scientist will receive $60,000 over two years. The researchers include:

Jessica A. Cardin, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology;Silvia Corbera, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate in psychiatry;Janghoo Lim, Ph.D., assistant professor of genetics; Douglas J. Guarnieri, Ph.D., associate research scientist in psychiatry;Jason K. Johannesen, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry;Roger J. Jou, M.D., M.P.H., clinical fellow in the Child Study Center; Ruth Sharf, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate in psychiatry;Megan V. Smith, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. ’00, FW ’09, associate professor of psychiatry; Bao-Zhu Yang, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry; and Lingjun Zuo, Ph.D., associate research scientist in psychiatry.


Three Yale faculty are among 503 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to be named AAAS Fellows this year for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications in society and public policy as well as in research and education. The new fellows received a certificate...

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Paul G. Barash

Paul G. Barash, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, received the Distinguished Service Award of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in recognition of his contributions both to the specialty of cardiac anesthesia and to the society—of which he is a founding member. Barash was recognized on the 50th...

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Henry J. Binder

Henry J. Binder, M.D., professor of medicine (digestive diseases) and of cellular and molecular physiology, was listed among the top 75 gastroenterologists in the country in November by Becker’s ASC Review, a publication providing business, legal, and clinical news related to ambulatory surgery centers. Binder is also...

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Marna P. Borgstrom

Marna P. Borgstrom, M.P.H. ’79, president and CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital, has been named to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2010–2011 board of directors. Borgstrom will serve a two-year term on the 17-member AAMC governing board, which represents all 133 U.S.-accredited and 17...

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Tobias J.E. Carling

Tobias J.E. Carling, M.D., Ph.D., HS ’02, FW ’08, assistant professor of surgery, has been named the first Doris Duke-Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announced in June 2010. Carling will receive a total of $486,000 over three...

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Linda C. Degutis

Linda C. Degutis, M.S.N. ’82, Dr.P.H. ’94, assumed the directorship of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control in November. As director of the injury center, Degutis will work to fulfill the agency’s mission of preventing injuries and violence and reducing...

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Rosemarie Fisher

Rosemarie Fisher, M.D., associate dean and professor of medicine (digestive diseases), received in September the highest honor bestowed on internal medicine educators, the Dema C. Daley Founders Award, by the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine at the association’s spring meeting.

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Thomas M. Gill

Thomas M. Gill, M.D., Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics), was elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP) during its annual meeting, held in Chicago in April 2010. The AAP is a nonprofit professional organization founded in 1885 for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.”

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Harlan M. Krumholz

Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., M.Sc., the Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine, has been invited to join the board of governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) of the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 established PCORI as a...

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John M. Leventhal

John M. Leventhal, M.D., HS ’76, professor of pediatrics, won a 2010 Ray E. Helfer Society Award for distinguished contributions to the field of child abuse and neglect in April 2010. The Helfer Society, named for the pediatrician who pioneered research on child abuse in the late 1960s, is a national honorary society...

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Thomas H. McGlashan

Thomas H. McGlashan, M.D., professor of psychiatry, has received three awards in the past two years: the Stanley Dean Award for research in schizophrenia from the American College of Psychiatrists, the Richard J. Wyatt Award from the International Early Psychosis Association for research in early identification and...

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Nancy A. Moran

Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D., the William H. Fleming Professor of Biology, received the International Prize for Biology from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in December. Moran received the award for her work on symbiotic relationships between insects and the bacteria that live within them.

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Charles A. Morgan III

Charles A. Morgan III, M.D., associate clinical professor of psychiatry, received the 2010 Sir Henry Wellcome Medal and Prize from the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States in November. Morgan was honored for his article “Effect of Carbohydrate Administration on Recovery From Stress-Induced Deficits in...

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Marvin Moser

Marvin Moser, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, was honored by the American Society of Hypertension for his 50 years of achievements in research and treatment with the creation of the Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award.

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Sara Rockwell

Sara Rockwell, Ph.D., professor of therapeutic radiology and of pharmacology, gave the 7th Robert F. Kallman Memorial Lecture at Stanford University in August. She also received the Distinguished Service Award from the Radiation Research Society at the society’s annual meeting in Maui in September.

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Clarence T. Sasaki

Clarence T. Sasaki, M.D., ’66, HS ’73, the Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery, has received the 2010 ala Award from the American Laryngological Association for unique and significant contributions to the advancement of medicine. The American Broncho-Esophagological Association also honored Sasaki with the 2010...

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Joan Steitz

Joan Steitz, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, was one of five panelists at a congressional briefing in September, “For Women in Science: 21st-Century Policy and Politics.”

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Bauer Sumpio

Bauer Sumpio, M.D., Ph.D., HS ’86, professor of surgery (vascular) and of diagnostic radiology, became president-elect of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery at its annual meeting in Rockport, Maine, in September.

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