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Physician associate director takes on a new role with teaching, alumni as the focus

Physician associate director takes on a new role with teaching, alumni as the focus

After 25 years as director of the Physician Associate Program, Elaine E. Grant, PA-C ’74, M.P.H. ’92, has stepped aside to become the program’s first director of clinical development and special...

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University names six at medical school to endowed professorships

University names six at medical school to endowed professorships

The university has announced the following endowed professorships:Mark B. Gerstein, Ph.D., associate professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, has been named the Albert L. Williams...

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Joseph E. Craft, M.D., HS ’77

Joseph E. Craft, M.D., HS ’77, professor of medicine and immunobiology and chief of the section of rheumatology, was named chair of the scientific advisory board of the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) in July. Craft will oversee the board, help establish and monitor its scientific goals and guide the planning of the...

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Marie E. Egan, M.D.

Marie E. Egan, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and of cellular and molecular physiology, was elected membership secretary of the Society for Pediatric Research in May for a term of six years. The society bridges basic science and clinical research for the advancement of the health and well-being of children...

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Janine Evans, M.D.

Janine Evans, M.D., associate professor of medicine (rheumatology), was named associate director for clinical affairs at the Yale Medical Group in June. She will be responsible for practice standards, HIPAA oversight, credentialing and the Office of Patient Advocacy. Evans will also play a leadership role in the...

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Patrick G. Gallagher, M.D., Scott A. Rivkees, M.D.

Patrick G. Gallagher, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics (neonatology), and Scott A. Rivkees, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics (endocrinology), have been named members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, a selective group that honors outstanding achievement in biomedical research.

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Margaret K. Hostetter, M.D., Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.

Margaret K. Hostetter, M.D., chair and professor of pediatrics and professor of microbial pathogenesis, and Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair and Sterling Professor of Genetics and professor of medicine and molecular biophysics and biochemistry, were invited to serve on a Blue Ribbon Panel on Clinical Research at...

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Zeev N. Kain, M.D., HS, FW

Zeev N. Kain, M.D., HS ’92, FW ’93, anesthesiologist-in-chief at Yale-New Haven Hospital Children’s Hospital and professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics and child psychiatry, has been appointed an associate editor of Anesthesiology, the journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. His renewable four-year...

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Erin Lavik, Sc.D.

Erin Lavik, Sc.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering, was one of two Yale faculty members named to the 2003 list of world’s 100 Top Young Innovators by Technology Review, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s magazine of innovation. Lavik’s research focuses on new approaches to repairing spinal cord...

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Jerold R. Mande, M.P.H

Jerold R. Mande, M.P.H., lecturer in pediatrics, was named associate director for policy at the Yale Cancer Center in September. His initial goal is to define Yale’s role in the Connecticut Cancer Control Plan in conjunction with the Connecticut Cancer Partnership. Before coming to Yale, Mande served on the White...

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I. George Miller Jr., M.D.

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.1 million grant to I. George Miller Jr., M.D. The Method to Extend Research in Time Award provides five years of support for Miller, the John F. Enders Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, professor of epidemiology and of molecular biophysics and biochemistry....

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Harvey A. Risch, M.D., Ph.D

Harvey A. Risch, M.D., Ph.D., professor of epidemiology, was awarded a $3.65 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for a five-year study of the etiology of pancreas cancer cases in Connecticut. His co-investigator on the study, Herbert Yu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology, also received...

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Philip E. Rubin, Ph.D.

Philip E. Rubin, Ph.D., director of the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences at the National Science Foundation, received a Commendable Performance award in September from the Human Subjects Research Subcommittee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council for his superior leadership of all...

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Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D.

Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics and neurology with an appointment in the Child Study Center, received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Washington University Alumni Association in St. Louis. The award, presented at the 150th anniversary celebration in September, honors outstanding professional...

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Shepard B. Stone, M.P.S., PA, HS

Shepard B. Stone, M.P.S., PA ’76, HS ’81, associate clinical professor of anesthesiology and a physician associate-anesthesiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, is also on the board of trustees of the Associates of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Stone, a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard, was...

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