Megan McInnis, an MPH candidate at the Yale School of Public Health, explored how stigma and gender identity affect and/or are correlated with three major mental health problems (anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder) within the homosexual and transgendered women’s community in Chennai, India in the summer of 2011. In this photo, women enjoy the evening breeze at Marina beach, one of the largest beaches in the world.
The student experience
Why Choose the Yale School of Public Health?
- Our unique sequencing of courses, community-based practice, and field or laboratory research allows students to tailor their academic programs to their career interests.
- Small class size, low student:faculty ratio and a high level of interaction among all students and faculty.
- Education and research opportunities that allow students to collaborate with experts throughout Yale University.
- Faculty has been ranked by Academic Analytics as one of the most productive of all schools of public health in the country.
- Opportunities for students in global and domestic health.
- Degree programs to meet your needs: MPH, Advanced Professional MPH, MS, PhD and joint degrees.
If you are interested in being on the forefront of addressing the health challenges facing the global community, I encourage you to carefully consider Yale. It is one of the most exciting places in the country to study the factors affecting health and to develop the expertise necessary to improve the health of populations, whether in your neighborhood or around the globe.