Faculty

Neurobiologist named university provost

Susan Hockfield, a basic scientist and a dean, becomes first medical school faculty member to hold post.

In another era, the appointment of Susan Hockfield, Ph.D., as provost might have been remarkable because of her gender. But since the 1970s, three other women—Hannah H. Gray, Judith Rodin and Alison F. Richard—have held Yale’s top academic post.“What is perhaps more unusual in my appointment as provost at Yale is that...

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Three professors, authorities in genetics and immunology, receive Sterling honor

Three professors, authorities in genetics and immunology, receive Sterling honor

Three faculty members at the School of Medicine have been named to Sterling chairs, one of the university’s highest...

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Distinguished company

Founding members of the new Society of Distinguished Teachers gathered for a reception on September 24 in the Beaumont...

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Notes

Elizabeth H. Bradley, M.B.A., Ph.D. ’97, Barbara I. Kazmierczak, M.S., M.D., Ph.D.

Elizabeth H. Bradley, M.B.A., Ph.D. ’97, associate professor of epidemiology and public health, left, and Barbara I. Kazmierczak, M.S., M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and microbial pathogenesis, were recipients of the 2002 Donaghue Investigator Program Awards for Health-Related Research. The awards,...

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John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’83

John A. Elefteriades, M.D. ’76, HS ’83, professor and chief of cardiothoracic surgery, has received several honors this year, including appointment to the editorial board of the American Journal of Cardiology, election to a three-year term on the American College of Cardiology Board of Governor’s Steering Committee...

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Robert H. Gifford, M.D., HS ’67

Robert H. Gifford, M.D., HS ’67, professor emeritus of medicine, was honored in May upon his “second” retirement, after two years of teaching science to the students of Sacred Heart/St. Peter’s School. A benefit to honor Gifford raised $25,000 for scholarships. Faculty at the school also created the Robert H. Gifford...

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R. Lawrence Moss, M.D.

R. Lawrence Moss, M.D., associate professor of surgery and a recent addition to the School of Medicine faculty, has joined the staff at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital as surgeon-in-chief. He is known for his leadership in clinical research in children’s surgery and the development of evidence-based surgery....

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Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil.

Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil., professor of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, received the Arnaldo Bruno International Prize for Gynecology from the National Academy of Italy. The prize was presented in June by the president of the academy. Also present at...

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Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D.

Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D., chair and professor of neurobiology and the Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience, received the 15th annual Bristol-Myers Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Research for his discovery of the principles and molecular mechanisms of neuronal migration. He was awarded...

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Alan C. Sartorelli, Ph.D., Elias Lolis, Ph.D.

Alan C. Sartorelli, Ph.D., the Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology, and Elias Lolis, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology, were among the recipients of the 2002 Glaxo-SmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Award announced in October. Six researchers will split a $500,000 unrestricted research award to...

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Douglas W. Vaughn, M.D., D.D.S.

Douglas W. Vaughn, M.D., D.D.S., assistant professor of anesthesiology, has been appointed medical director of perioperative services at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he served as clinical director for the Department of Anesthesiology. In his new position, Vaughn will work to streamline operations, improve operating...

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