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Alumni Day 2014

Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD, a professor in Chronic Disease Epidemiology, presents a professional development workshop on critically reading scientific literature.

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Early morning participants brush up on their literature review skills.

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Alumni catch up before the professional development workshop.

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New AYAPH president Tassos Kyriakides, PhD ’99 chats with fellow alum Franka Des Vignes, PhD ‘98.

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Classmates Ralph Tartaglione, MPH ’79, and Lucinda Hogarty, MPH ’79, reminisce over breakfast at the New Haven Lawn Club.

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William Kellet, MPH 89, Frank Greaney, MPH 68, and David Berube, MPH ’94, join close to 100 alumni and friends for Alumni Day 2014.

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Alumni and friends gather for the keynote talk.

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Christopher Koller, President, Millbank Memorial Fund gives the keynote address.

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Live Tweeting! The YSPH Office of Communications brought you the first ever live tweeting from Alumni Day.

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Panelists - Peter Van Loon, Chief Operations Office, AccessHealth CT; Robert Bazell, Adjunct Professor, Yale University, Former Chief Science and Health Correspondent for NBC News, and; Sarah Dash, MPH ’01, Vice President for Policy, Alliance for Health Reform are joined by moderator Zack Cooper, Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy).

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One of the best parts of alumni day – individuals from different years getting to share their common experiences over lunch.

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Nirav Shah, MPH ’98, MD ’98, addresses the crowd.

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Nirav Shah receives the Distinguished Alumni Award from Susan Addiss, MPH ’69.

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Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92, receives the Award for Excellence in Public Health from Tassos Kyriakides.

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Gretchen Van Wye, PhD ’04 receives the Eric Mood New Professional Award from Elaine Anderson, MPH ’76.

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Luncheon and alumni awards ceremony

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The award winners gather with Deputy Dean Brian Leaderer, PhD ’75, MPH ’71, and AYAPH President, Tassos Kyriakides, PhD '99.

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Many alumni started the day with a professional development workshop.

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As part of Alumni Day 2013, tours were given of the newly renovated laboratory space where both ticks and tsetses took center stage.

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Alumni tour tickery at YSPH

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As part of the lab tour, alumni were able to see various stages of the fly life cycle.

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YSPH Associate Research Scientist Brian Weiss gave alumni an up close and personal look at tsetse flies.

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A chance for alumni to see the future of public health — ten YSPH students presented posters as part of the Alumni Day festivities.

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Dean Paul Cleary joins alumni for presentations by YSPH faculty

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Kasey Fu, MPH ’12, Ashley Hopkins, MPH ’12, Amanda Tripp, MPH ’12 and Janky Patel, MPH ’12, celebrate their first Alumni Day!

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Franka des Vignes, PhD ’98 and Professor Durland Fish catch up after scientific presentations

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Ashika Brinkley, MPH ‘05

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Michael Bracken, PhD ’74, MPH ’70 presents on research using genes to predict risk

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Melinda Pettigrew, PhD ’99 and Robert Steele, MPH ‘71

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New alumni, old friends and faculty gather at lunch

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Teri Klein, MPH ’77 and Mary Palshaw, MPH ‘75

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Linda Schwartz, DrPH ’98 is inducted into the Public Health Honor Roll by Marie Robero, DrPH ’80, Vice President of AYAPH

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Kee Chan, PhD ’07, accepts the Eric Mood New Professional Award

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Katrina Clark, MPH ‘ 71 is honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, presented by Elaine Anderson MPH ‘76

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Alumni gather in Harkness Ballroom for the awards luncheon

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Robert Steele, MPH ‘71, Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92, president AYAPH, and Dean Paul Cleary

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Maua Herme Alleyne, MPH ’08, Miguel McInnis, MPH ’92 and Donald Moore, MPH ‘81

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Darlene Zimmerman, MPH ‘88 and Crystal Gu, MPH ‘10

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Eric Triffin, MPH ’86, promotes healthy eating.

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Renee Coleman-Mitchell, MPH ‘86, Mario Garcia, MPH ’02, Elaine O’Keefe and Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92.

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Michelle Miller, MPH ‘94, Jean Crum-Jones, MPH ’78, Linda Esposito, MPH ’84.

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Gretchen Van Wye, PhD ’04, and James Hadler, MPH ’82.

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Olga Brown-Vanderpool, MPH ’74, Linda Bergonzi-King, MPH ’90, and keynote speaker William Dietz.

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The keynote speech in the main dining room of the New Haven Lawn Club.

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Jewel Mullen, MPH ’96.

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Keynote speaker William Dietz, YSPH Professor Rafael Perez Escamilla, Gretchen Van Wye, PhD ’04 and Marlene Schwartz.

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Top row (from left to right): William Quinn, MPH ’75 – former director of New Haven Department of Health, currently director of Public Health, Waterbury Department of Public Health; Andrea Boissevain, MPH ’86, director of health, Stratford Health Department; Elaine O’Keefe, former director of health, Stratford Health Department and current executive director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale; keynote speaker, William Dietz; and Eric Triffin, ‘MPH ’86, former director of health, West Haven Health Department. Bottom row (from left to right): Mario Garcia, MPH ’02, director of health, New Haven Health Department; Susan Addiss, MPH ’69, former Commissioner of Health, State of Connecticut; Jewel Mullen, MPH ’96, Commissioner of Health, State of Connecticut; Patricia Checko, MPH ’81, former director of the Bristol-Burlington Health District.

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Peaches Quinn, MPH ‘80, David Pearson, PhD ’70 and Bill Quinn, MPH ’75.

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The Class of 1982 gathers for a 30-year reunion: June Tamkin-Price, Sally Rinaldi, Jim Hadler, Jill Zaheer and Doris Gordon.

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Three members of the Class of 2012: Amanda Tripp, Christine Dang-Vu and Alexandrea Murphy.

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YSPH Dean Paul Cleary and Mary Palshaw, MPH ’75.

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Susan Addiss, MPH ’69 and Linda Degutis, DrPH ’94, the 2012 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Alumni Day 2012 included a tour of the Big Food exhibition at the nearby Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

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YSPH Professor Jeannette Ickovics, lead curator of the Big Food exhibition, leads alumni on a tour.

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The Big Food exhibition runs through Dec. 2, 2012.

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Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92, studies an exhibit on the amount of sugar present in popular beverages.

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Deborah Rose, MPH ’77, PhD ’89, handles the equivalent of five pounds of fat at the Big Food exhibition.

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Alumni Sue Addiss, MPH ’69 and Bob Steele, MPH ’71 welcome YSPH Professor Durland Fish to alumni day.

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Former AYAPH board member, Mary Palshaw, MPH ’75 and Frances Reynolds, MPH ’50

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Tom Wellington, MPH ’88 and Suzanne Cooney, MPH ’85

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Fellow AYAPH board members, Bob Steele, MPH ’71 and Jim Hadler, MPH ’82 greet Yasamin Brown, MPH ’02 during breakfast.

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Alumni and friends take time out for coffee and conversation before the day begins

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Peggy Neu, president of The Monday Campaigns, presented a professional development workshop on social media marketing and public health awareness.

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James Grady, DrPH ‘83 poses a question during the workshop.

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Interested community members also attended YSPH Alumni Day: Dr. Steve Updegrove of the Cornell Scott Hill Health Center asking a question during the workshop.

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Mary Jane Engle, MPH ’78 and Eric Triffin, MPH ’86 catch up with each other after the workshop.

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Renee Coleman-Mitchell, MPH ’86 and Bob Steele, MPH ’71.

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Lou Gonzalez, MPH ‘81 and Doris Gordon, MPH ‘82.

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Marie Roberto, DrPH ’89, vice president of the YSPH alumni association, welcomes keynote speaker Christopher Portier, PhD.

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Portier presented eleven broad human health categories likely to be affected by climate change where more research is needed to better understand how we can both mitigate and adapt to the environmental effects of climate change.

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Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH, FACEP discusses how extreme weather events impact human health.

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Jeremy Hess, Durland Fish and Gregg Furie.

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David Katz, MD, MPH ’93 asks a question.

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Alumni and friends take a break between sessions.

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Neal Lin, MPH ’04, Professor Durland Fish and Shirley Tirrell, MPH ’85.

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Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92, president of the alumni association, welcomes guests to the annual luncheon and alumni awards ceremony.

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Dean Cleary updates guests about the School.

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David Katz, MD. MPH ’93, presented this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Patrick Charmel, MPH’83, president and CEO of Griffin Hospital.

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John Brownstein, PhD ’04 receives this year’s new professional award from his mentor and friend Professor Durland Fish.

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Lloyd Mueller, PhD ’84 receives his certificate of induction into the Alumni Public Service Honor Roll from Jim Hadler, MD, MPH ’82, chair of the AYAPH Awards Committee.

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Lloyd Mueller, PhD ’84; Marie Roberto, DrPH ’89; Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92; Linda Bergonzi-King, MPH ‘90 and Lynne Bannister, MPH ’77.

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Longtime friends and colleagues David Pearson, PhD ’70 and Sue Addiss, MPH ’69 enjoy alumni day.

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Edith Pestana, MPH ’93 and Andrea Boissevain, MPH ’86.

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Bob Steele, MPH ’71 and Joseph Mc Manus, MPH ’71 enjoy conversation with Dean Cleary during the Dean’s Champagne Reception.

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The Dean’s Champagne Reception was enjoyed by all. Pictured: Eric Triffin, MPH ’86 and Shirley Tirrell, MPH ’85.

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Olga Brown-Vanderpool, MPH ’74 and Arret Okam, MPH ’74 reminisce about their days at YSPH.

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Alumni work in small group format at the workshop.

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David Caruso, PhD

David Caruso, PhD, Special Assistant to the Dean for Organization Development of Yale College, led alumni and guests in a lively, interactive and educational professional development workshop – The Emotionally Intelligent Manager.

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Doris Gordon, MPH ‘82, volunteers for an interactive session with David.

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(L-R) Suzanne Cooney, MPH ‘85 and Deborah Rose, PhD ’89, MPH ‘77 join in the fun.

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Derek Shendell, MPH ‘98 - a good dance partner and better sport!

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Leon Vinci, MPH ‘77 and Peaches Quinn, MPH ’80 catch up over coffee.

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Marie Roberto, DrPH ‘89, Mario Garcia, MD, MPH ‘02, and Jim Hadler, MD, MPH ‘82

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Darryl Crompton, MPH ‘76, Lynne Rosenwald-Bannister, MPH ’77 and Roslyn Hamilton, MPH ‘81

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Keynote Speaker, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Consultant, Spencer Stuart takes time to interact with alumnus Richard Gaenzle, MPH ‘ 81.

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Danielle Williams, Director of Alumni Affairs welcomes panelists (from left): David Dan, Program Development Specialist; Barbara Tinney, Executive Director, New Haven Family Alliance; Erika Tindill, Executive Director, CT Coalition against Domestic Violence and Shafiq Abdussabar, Founder & CEO, CTRIBAT Institute for Social Development.

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Almost 100 alumni joined us for a timely and provocative town and gown conversation that truly explored the intersection of violence and public health.

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Alumni day is always a great opportunity for newer alumni to network with experienced colleagues – (L-R) Renee Coleman-Mitchell, MPH ‘86 and Ashika Brinkley, MPH ’05

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Steve Jonas, MD , MPH ‘67 accepts the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from Sue Addiss, MPH ’69, Chairperson of the AYAPH Awards Committee.

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Kevin Nelson, MPH ’92, President of the Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health, presents the Eric W. Mood New Professional Award to Dean Hosgood, MPH ’05, PhD ‘08.

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Olga Brown-Vanderpool, MPH ’74 is one of two individuals inducted into the Public Service Honor Roll by Sue Addiss. The other 2010 inductee was Audrey Weiner, MPH ‘75.

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Elaine Anderson, MPH ‘76 and Janet Bedney, MPH ’82 (L-R), join classmates and friends at the Annual Luncheon and Award Ceremony.

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Steve Jonas and Curtis Patton, PhD, Professor Emeritus.

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Deborah Rose, Curtis Patton and Susan Mayne, PhD, Professor and Department Chair, Chronic Disease Epidemiology (L-R) join Dean Hosgood to celebrate his much deserved recognition.

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Our panelists graciously joined our alumni to continue conversations over lunch. Renee Coleman-Mitchell, Linda Bergonzi-King, MPH ‘90, Shafiq Abudussabur, Sheila Conneen, MPH ’80, and Suzanne Cooney.

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Long lost classmates Arret Okam, MPH ‘74 and Olga Brown-Vanderpool get the chance to reconnect and catch up at the champagne social.

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Family and friends are always welcome - Ralph Vanderpool, husband of Olga Brown-Vanderpool, Lynne Rosenwald-Bannister and Shafiq Abdussabar.

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Alumni Weekend 2015

A Centennial Celebration

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Alumni Day 2014

The Affordable Care Act is now the law of the land, but will this landmark legislation translate into better health and health care for millions of Americans?

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Alumni Day 2013 - A Homecoming

Alumni, young and old, returned in October to the place where their lives in public health began. For the first time in 13 years, the annual Alumni Day was held at the School of Public Health's main building at 60 College Street where most faculty offices, classrooms and research labs are located. 

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From Capitol Hill to Corner Store

Alumni Day 2012 explores the challenges of obesity and the role of government.

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06/16/2011: Warnings about global climate from the environmental community have largely gone unheeded, but public health professionals have the ability to reframe the debate and move the issue into public’s consciousness.