Picciotto to Direct Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology, has been appointed director of the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, the largest doctoral program in the biological and biomedical sciences at Yale.
Elm City COMPASS Building Relationships, Trust
Elm City COMPASS is a secondary crisis response team consisting of peer support specialists and social workers that New Haven deployed in November 2022 to assist first responders with incidents that might warrant social services.Source: New Haven Register
Associated Brain Alterations and Future Suicide Ideation in Female Adolescents and Young Adults with Mood Disorders
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, discusses her co-authored paper ‘Brain grey and white matter structural associations with future suicidal ideation and behaviors in adolescent and young adult females with mood disorders" on The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health podcast.Source: The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Registration Open for 2023 Women's Mental Health Conference
The 2023 Women’s Mental Health Conference (WMHC) at Yale will be held this year on April 28 and 29 and will feature virtual keynote speaker Dominique Jackson, actress, author, and advocate for trans mental health and a hybrid (in-person/virtual) fireside chat and book signing with Esmé Weijun Wang, author of "The Collected Schizophrenias."
Inspiring Careers: Dr. Hilary Blumberg
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, was profiled by MQ Mental Health Research in celebration of Women's History Month.Source: MQ Mental Health Research
Study Probes Connection Between Excessive Screen Media Activity and Mental Health Problems in Youth
Smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, and other screen devices have become a major temptation for people of all ages, but a new study is focusing on the possible connection between excessive screen media activity and mental health problems in youth.
What Does it Mean to be 'Nonbinary?'
Christy Olezeski, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director and co-founder of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program, told Yahoo! Life the biggest misconception people have about nonbinary people is that they’re “going through a phase,” which she explains is far from true.Source: Yahoo! Life
Gordon Honored by National Partnership for Community Leadership
Derrick M. Gordon, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Program on Male Development in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, is the National Partnership for Community Leadership’s (NPCL) 2023 Research and Scholarship Award Recipient.
New Haven Crisis Response Team to Expand Services
Elm City COMPASS, the non-police crisis response team that launched last year in New Haven, is expanding with a second response team and longer hours because of its success during a pilot phase. The program is directed by Jacob Tebes, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology), in the Child Study Center and of Public Health.Source: The New Haven Register
Millard, Wasser Appointed to New Roles at YNHH Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services
Hun Millard, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, will serve as deputy medical director of psychiatry and behavioral health services for Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH). Tobias Wasser, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, will join YNHH Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services as deputy medical director for community and forensic psychiatry.
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.
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.