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Retiring chair of psychiatry honored

Retiring chair of psychiatry honored

Measuring the legacy of a scientist with a 38-year career can take many forms—tallies of awards, peer-reviewed publications or citations of papers. But to grasp his impact as a leader, colleague and mentor, one need look no further than his students.On July 12, students and colleagues of Benjamin S. Bunney, M.D., the...

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Three faculty named to IOM in 2007

Three faculty named to IOM in 2007

Three Yale faculty members were named to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in October, bringing the total from the...

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Lyme disease expert to lead ID section

Lyme disease expert to lead ID section

Erol Fikrig, M.D., FW ’91, an expert in vector-borne diseases and a pioneer in the development of a vaccine for Lyme...

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Notes

Richard Belitsky, M.D., James S. Duncan, Ph.D., Erol Fikrig, M.D., Sally Shaywitz, M.D.

Four medical school faculty members have been named to endowed chairs. Richard Belitsky, M.D., deputy dean for education, has been named the Harold W. Jockers Associate Professor of Medical Education. Belitsky served as the director of graduate education in the Department of Psychiatry from 1996 to 1997 and as the...

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Henry J. Binder, M.D.

Henry J. Binder, M.D., professor of medicine and of cellular and molecular physiology, received the 2007 Distinguished Mentor Award from the American Gastroenterological Association in May. This award recognizes individuals who have made lifelong efforts to mentor trainees in gastroenterology. Binder established the...

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Robert Dubrow, M.D.

Robert Dubrow, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and director of the Office of International Training at Yale’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, has been named associate dean for academic affairs at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. In this newly...

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Linda C. Mayes, M.D.

Linda C. Mayes, M.D., the Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Child Study Center and professor of pediatrics and psychology, has been named Special Advisor to the Dean as of July 1. Mayes will be responsible for the oversight of scientific integrity in research conducted at the School of Medicine and...

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Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D.

Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Institute of Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board. The board makes recommendations on ways to improve food quality and safety to prevent diet-related diseases...

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Pasquale Patrizio, M.D.

Pasquale Patrizio, M.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been elected to serve as president of the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. His term began in October.

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David M. Rothstein, M.D.

David M. Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of medicine, has been elected a councilor-at-large of the American Society of Transplantation, an international organization of more than 2,700 transplant physicians, surgeons and allied health professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation through...

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Derek K. Toomre, Ph.D.

Derek K. Toomre, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell biology, has received a $2.5 million five-year New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health. Toomre will use the funding to develop a new generation of total internal reflection fluorescence microscopes to analyze trafficking and signaling at the cell...

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Kyle Vanderlick, Ph.D., Paul A. Fleury, Ph.D.

Kyle Vanderlick, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the Yale Faculty of Engineering and named the Thomas E. Golden Professor of Engineering. Vanderlick, formerly professor and chair of chemical engineering at Princeton University, started at Yale on January 1.Her research has led to fundamental insights in areas...

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