Faculty

Immunobiologist named to IOM

Immunobiologist named to IOM

Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Immunobiology, and chair of immunobiology was named to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in October. The IOM was established by the National Academy of Sciences and is recognized as a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on issues related to human health. Election to the institute recognizes people who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care and public health and is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health.Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., Ensign Professor of...

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New chairs named at School of Medicine

New chairs named at School of Medicine

Several new appointments at the medical school were announced last summer and fall, with new...

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Jonathan S. Bogan, M.D., assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology), has been named one of...

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Myron Genel, M.D., professor emeritus of pediatrics and past chair of the Association of American...

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Angus C. Nairn, Ph.D., Paul J. Lombroso, M.D., John H. Krystal, M.D.

Three Yale School of Medicine researchers investigating schizophrenia, depression and Tourette syndrome recently received Distinguished Investigator Awards from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression. The one-year grants are intended to encourage study of areas of neuropsychiatric research...

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Erin Lavik, Sc.D., Tarek Fahmy, Ph.D.

Two assistant professors have received Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Translational Research Awards in Biomedical Engineering. Erin Lavik, Sc.D., was granted the award for developing, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Iowa, a long-term delivery system for medications to lower...

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Michelle L. Bell, Ph.D., Sven-Eric Jordt, Ph.D.

Two Yale environmental scientists were among eight who will share $3.6 million in grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award supports early-career scientists who make long-term commitments to environmental health research.Michelle L. Bell,...

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Andres S. Martin, M.D., M.P.H.

Andres S. Martin, M.D., M.P.H. ’02, has been named editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, effective January 2008. Martin, an associate professor of child psychiatry and psychiatry in the Yale Child Study Center, is also the medical director of the Children’s Psychiatric...

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Annette M. Molinaro, Ph.D.

Annette M. Molinaro, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health (biostatistics), was awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant by the National Cancer Institute in July to develop statistical methods for searching large sets of genomic, epidemiologic and pathological data for variables that predict cancer outcomes.

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Marvin Moser, M.D.

Marvin Moser, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, was honored for “Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement and Promotion of Scientific Research and Clinical Investigations Into Blood Pressure Related to Cardiovascular Health” at the annual meeting in May of the American Society of Hypertension in New York.

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Barry L. Zaret, M.D

Barry L. Zaret, M.D., the Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine, received the Distinguished Service Award of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology at its annual meeting in Montreal in September. The award was based on Zaret’s contributions to the field of nuclear cardiology and his 10-year term as the founding...

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Heping Zhang, Ph.D.

Heping Zhang, Ph.D., professor of biostatistics in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, was named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics at their annual meeting in Rio de Janeiro in August.

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Hongyu Zhao, Ph.D.

Hongyu Zhao, Ph.D., the Ira V. Hiscock Associate Professor of Public Health, has been elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association, a scientific and educational society established to promote excellence in the application of statistics.

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