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Graduate school dean moves to Yale College

Graduate school dean moves to Yale College

Psychology professor Peter Salovey replaces Richard Brodhead as dean of the undergraduate school.A little over a year after he was appointed dean of the graduate school, Peter Salovey, Ph.D. ’86, has taken on a new post as dean of Yale College. He replaces Richard H. Brodhead, Ph.D., who left Yale to become president...

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Former Cancer Center director honored with professorship

Former Cancer Center director honored with professorship

Vincent T. DeVita Jr., M.D., has been named the Amy and Joseph Perella Professor of Medicine in recognition of his...

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Faculty members selected as fellows of AAAS

Three members of the Yale University faculty with medical school affiliations were named fellows of the American...

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Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H. ’89, Susan E. Hardy, M.D.

Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H. ’89, professor of medicine (geriatrics), associate clinical professor of nursing and co-director of the Yale Program on Aging, received the Ewald W. Busse Research Award in Biomedical Sciences at the Gerontological Society of America’s 56th meeting in San Diego, Calif. Inouye was...

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Liza D. Cariaga-Lo, Ed.D., Curtis L. Patton, Ph.D.

Two members of the medical school faculty have been named to a re-established Minority Advisory Council (MAC). The MAC will advise President Richard C. Levin on the appropriateness of policies related to minority groups.The medical school faculty members are Liza D. Cariaga-Lo, Ed.D., assistant dean of diversity at...

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Margaret J. Bia, M.D., Marc I. Lorber, M.D., Bernard Lytton, M.B.B.S.

Three Yale faculty members were honored in April by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Connecticut with the Pioneers in Transplantation Awards: Margaret J. Bia, M.D., professor of medicine (nephrology), Marc I. Lorber, M.D., professor of surgery (transplantation), and Bernard Lytton, M.B.B.S., the Donald Guthrie...

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Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D.

Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and psychology and chief of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, is the recipient of the 2004 award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the Division of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

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James P. Comer, M.D., M.P.H., HS

James P. Comer, M.D., M.P.H., HS ’66, the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Child Study Center, was honored with the seventh annual John P. McGovern Behavioral Sciences Award by the Smithsonian Institution. The award, presented in January by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.), recognizes individuals in...

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Joseph E. Craft, M.D., HS

Joseph E. Craft, M.D., HS ’77, professor of medicine and immunobiology, has been named director of the Investigative Medicine Program at Yale. Craft replaces Keith A. Joiner, M.D., M.P.H. ’03, who left in February to become dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. The Investigative Medicine Program...

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Elena L. Grigorenko, Ph.D.

Elena L. Grigorenko, Ph.D. ’96, associate professor of psychology and associate professor of child studies in the Child Study Center, has won the 2004 American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contribution to Psychology (Developmental). This award is given once every...

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Michael Kashgarian, M.D., HS

Michael Kashgarian, M.D. ’58, HS ’63, professor of pathology and molecular, cellular and developmental biology, received the Jacob Churg Award of the Renal Pathology Society in March at the meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Jacob Churg Award is presented...

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Marvin Moser, M.D.

Marvin Moser, M.D., clinical professor of medicine and editor in chief of the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, has received the International Society of Hypertension Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Research and Treatment in the Management of Hypertension.

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Susan S. Spencer, Ph.D

Susan S. Spencer, Ph.D., professor of neurology, has received the Clinical Investigator Award from the American Epilepsy Society/Milken Family Foundation, to recognize her contributions to epilepsy research. She received the award in December 2003 at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in Boston.

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V. Robin Weersing, Ph.D

V. Robin Weersing, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Child Study Center, was one of six researchers named a William T. Grant Scholar in April by the William T. Grant Foundation. A $300,000 five-year grant will support her research on developing and disseminating effective interventions for depression and anxiety in...

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Barry L. Zaret, M.D.

Barry L. Zaret, M.D., the Robert Berliner Professor of Medicine, chief of the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and professor of diagnostic radiology, received a 2004 Ellis Island Medal of Honor in May for his outstanding contributions to American medicine. The medal was created in 1986 “to honor the many ancestral...

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