Faculty

New urology chair named

New urology chair named

Peter G. Schulam, M.D., Ph.D., was named chief of the Department of Urology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and chair of the department at the School of Medicine in January. Urology, previously a section within the Department of Surgery, has recently been elevated to departmental status.Schulam comes to Yale from the...

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National Physician of the year

National Physician of the year

Richard L. Edelson, M.D. ’70, chair and the Aaron B. and Marguerite Lerner Professor of Dermatology, was one of five...

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Historical librarian appointed

Historical librarian appointed

Melissa J. Grafe, Ph.D., was named the John R. Bumstead Librarian for Medical History at the Cushing/Whitney Medical...

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Notes

Two Yale scientists were among 11 to receive Laureate Awards in November from the Endocrine Society, the largest organization devoted to research on hormones and the practice of endocrinology. According to the society, the awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in the field of endocrinology.Tamas L. Horvath,...

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Daniel A. Colón-Ramos

Daniel A. Colón-Ramos, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell biology, received the Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Vancouver in February. The award recognizes his work with the nonprofit organization CienciaPR, a...

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Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao

Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, M.D., professor of medicine (digestive diseases), is the new president-elect of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Garcia-Tsao is a staff physician at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, where she is chief of the Section of Digestive Diseases and program director of the...

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Linda S. Godleski

Linda S. Godleski, M.D., associate chief of staff for education at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven and associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, received the 2010 David M. Worthen Award for Career Achievement in Educational Excellence in October. The award recognizes an employee of the...

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John H. Krystal

John H. Krystal, M.D. ’84, HS ’88, the Robert L. McNeil Jr. Professor of Translational Research and chair of the Department of Psychiatry, was installed as president of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in December. He will serve a one-year term, studying the neurobiology and treatment of psychiatric...

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Steven Marans

Steven Marans, M.S.W., Ph.D., Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Child Study Center and director of the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence/Childhood Violent Trauma Center at Yale, was appointed in October to the U.S. Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The...

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Steve Martino

Steve Martino, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry, was appointed chief of psychology for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in December. The VA’s Psychology Service has 49 psychologists on staff; it comprises two predoctoral training programs in West Haven and Newington; clinical and research postdoctoral...

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Scott J. Miller

Scott J. Miller, Ph.D., chair and the Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry, was recognized as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in February. The AAAS cited Miller’s “visionary approach to catalysis that has resulted in new types of reactivity and unprecedented selectivity in...

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Michael H. Nathanson

Michael H. Nathanson, Ph.D., M.D., FW ’90, professor of medicine (digestive diseases), section chief (digestive diseases), and director of the Liver Research Center, began a five-year term as editor of the journal Hepatology.

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Stanley H. Rosenbaum

Stanley H. Rosenbaum, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, of medicine (pulmonary), and of surgery (trauma), received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists. The award presentation took place at the society’s annual meeting in Chicago in October.

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Elisabetta Ullu

Elisabetta Ullu, Ph.D., professor of medicine (infectious diseases) and of cell biology, was named the winner of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s (ASBMB) inaugural Alice and C.C. Wang award. Ullu received the award for her laboratory’s work with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei,...

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