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Students report on summer research projects

Students report on summer research projects

Downs Fellows traveled to 11 countries to conduct research projects on topics ranging from diabetes management to psychosocial support for HIV-positive drug users.

Seventeen Yale students participated last summer in what one faculty member called a “life-changing” and “amazing” opportunity—the chance to spend a summer in the developing world doing research that can affect people’s lives. The students—from medicine, public health, nursing, and the Physician Associate programs—studied among other things, leishmaniasis in Colombia; risky sexual and drug-related behaviors of methadone patients in Tanzania; inmate health in Haitian prisons; diabetic patients in southern India; and risk factors for leptospirosis in Brazil.The students presented their findings in October at the annual Downs International...

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Surgeon general speaks at PA Commencement

Surgeon general speaks at PA Commencement

Early in her career Regina B. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., was the only doctor in Bayou La Batre, a...

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Auction raises money for New Haven charities

Auction raises money for New Haven charities

The 19th Annual Hunger & Homelessness Auction raised more than $30,000 for New Haven charities in...

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After five years, HAVEN clinic still thriving

After five years, HAVEN clinic still thriving

The staff meeting starts at 8:30 on Saturday mornings. Thirty or more students in medicine,...

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