Yuen PI on New Grant to Support AAPI Students, Faculty
Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry and in the Child Study Center, is the principal investigator on a $24,922 grant awarded to Yale University for a new online intervention program titled, “Acting Together: Culturally-informed clinical education for Asian American Pacific Islander professional trainees.”
Confronting Racially Exclusionary Practices in the Acquisition and Analyses of Neuroimaging Data
A new paper by Yale School of Medicine researchers challenges scientists in the global neuroscience community to create a more diverse representation of study participants through improved recruitment and enhanced methodological and analysis practices.
Yuen's CHATogether program helps AAPI families broach difficult topics, according to a new study
A new study evaluating the therapeutic impacts of CHATogether suggest that through its methods of storytelling and creative digital theater, the CHATogether program facilitates the discussion of challenging topics specific to the AAPI community such as mental health, racial identity development, and challenges on child-parent relational conflicts.
Yale Study Revises Understanding of How the Brain Processes and Responds to Rewards
A new Yale study of neuron activity in the brain has revised scientists’ understanding of how the brain processes and responds to rewards. Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology, is the study’s senior author.
With YNHHS Innovation Award, CHATogether Aims to Help Adolescents, Families
Compassionate Home, Action Together (CHATogether) Family Intervention was recently named among the 2022 hospital innovation track recipients of the Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) Innovation Awards. Hospital innovation track submissions were selected for their potential to immediately offer positive impact to health system workflows and were reviewed by system experts across clinical, IT and finance domains.
What’s the Difference Between Mania and Hypomania?
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, and director of the Mood Disorders Research Program, spoke with Wondermind about hypomania and mania, how they are similar, and how they are different.Source: Wondermind
How to Talk to a Friend Who Has Lost Someone to Suicide
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, spoke to Verywell Mind about the importance of spending time with a friend if they have lost someone to suicide.Source: Verywell Mind
Biology of Immigrant Stress: How Can We Be Better Clinicians for Immigrant Families?
Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry and in the Child Study Center, is author of the paper "Biology of Immigrant Stress: How Can We Be Better Clinicians for Immigrant Families?" in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Gee Receives Early Career In Affective Science Award
Dylan Gee, PhD, assistant professor of psychology and psychiatry, was honored by the Society for Affective Science (SAS) for her research on how early childhood adversity contributes to the development of mental health disorders.Source: Fior Reports
Blumberg Elected to CINP Council
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, has been elected to the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) Council.
OpEd Project Elevates Voices of Women and Underrepresented Faculty at Yale
The goal of the Public Voices Fellowship, an opportunity for 20 faculty at Yale along with those from other universities to participate in the OpEd Project, is for women and underrepresented faculty to write op-eds that appear in leading publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Newsweek, and the Washington Post. But the year-long program does much more than simply expand the voices of those engaged in public debate. It has a lasting impact on the fellows and their careers, says Reina Maruyama, PhD, professor of physics and astronomy and Chair of Women Faculty Forum (WFF).
Despite Precautions, COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Impacts People From Minoritized Backgrounds
A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine has found that people from racial and ethnic minoritized backgrounds have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic despite being more likely to engage in health and safety precautions than their white counterparts.
We Should Be Teaching Critical Race Theory to Kids—But It Has to Be Done Right
"As we celebrate Black History Month this year, let our appeals to include lessons of race and racism become more powerful by first advocating for our teachers and children to have access to robust, age-appropriate training and materials worthy of that inclusion, " write Carmen Black, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Christy Olezeski, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, in a new opinion piece for Newsweek.Source: Newsweek