Letters

Ten years ago, when I was editing Karen Schmidt’s articles at the small newspaper where we both worked, I wouldn’t have guessed that someday I’d be fielding her dispatches from Africa. But life’s events brought me to Yale as an editor in 1994, and a few years later Karen enrolled as a master’s degree candidate here at the School of Public Health. Now she is living in Kenya and working for a nonprofit organization devoted to AIDS prevention.As her career has shifted full-speed into international health, Karen has retained her reporter’s eye; she has both a knack for quick-sighted observations and a gift for articulating them with style and a...

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Challenge for the eyes, even young ones

Challenge for the eyes, even young ones

I received the new Yale Medicine [Autumn 2001] yesterday, and the new format is nice. I would like...

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A classmate remembered, nearly forty years later

A classmate remembered, nearly forty years later

I remember Donald Cohen [In memoriam, Autumn 2001].I recall our first meeting. September 1962. By...

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A reminder of words from not so long ago

A reminder of words from not so long ago

Though tired after replacing a hip and intertrochanteric fracture that afternoon and evening, I was...

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