The Yale School of Public Health is actively working on many of today’s most pressing health issues. Research includes HIV/AIDS, air pollution and respiratory health, insect-borne diseases, health disparities, cancer epidemiology, global health systems, chronic diseases and genomics, among many others. Advances in these areas help to improve the lives of people locally, nationally and worldwide.

Ebola Modeling

YSPH researchers have developed a series of mathematical models to predict the diseases's course in Liberia and devised interventions to slow and stop its spread. More


Sleeping Sickness

A team of researchers sequenced the genetic code of the tsetse fly, opening the door to breakthroughs that could reduce or end the scourge of African sleeping sickness. More


Stroke Prevention Guidelines for Women

New guidelines address four risk factors distinct to women, such as pregnancy, oral contraceptives, menopause and hormone replacement. More

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Indoor Tanning

People who use indoor tanning beds have a significantly higher risk of developing basal cell carcinoma (BCC) before the age of 40 than their peers who never used the devices. More



A novel anti-smoking effort that offers at-risk people financial incentives if they successfully quit tobacco has been designed by YSPH researchers for use in Connecticut. More


Healthier Eating

Four healthy corner stores and counting have been launched in New Haven to promote healthier eating in order to combat alarming rates of chronic disease. More


Genetic Research

Our researchers have narrowed the search for the gene or genes associated with inherited susceptibility to a malignant brain cancer known as a glioma to a region on chromosome 17. More


Tick-borne Diseases

Yale researchers have discovered a new tick-borne disease that is caused by a bacterium that is related to the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease. More

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