Vishwa Deep Dixit appointed the Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine
Vishwa Deep Dixit, newly named as the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine, studies the interaction between immune and metabolic systems with the goal of revealing targets that can be harnessed to extend the healthspan — the period of life that is free of disabilities and disease.
Dike, Kapoor New Co-Directors at Law and Psychiatry Division at Yale
Charles Dike, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been appointed Co-Director of the Law and Psychiatry Division at Yale. Reena Kapoor, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been appointed Co-Director of the division’s Forensic Fellowship Program.
Cindy Crusto Becomes First Female African American Professor in Yale Psychiatry History
After spending the last 22 years at Yale, Crusto was recently promoted to Professor of Psychiatry, making her the first African American woman in the history of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine to reach that rank.
Van Deusen Incoming Chair of AACAP Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee
Timothy Van Deusen, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been selected as incoming chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee.
Sullivan Named as Core Faculty to International Antiviral Society–USA
Tami Sulllivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been named as core faculty to the International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) because of her contributions regarding the intersection of intimate partner violence and HIV.
Yonkers to Become Chair of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School
Kimberly Yonkers, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services at Yale School of Medicine, will become Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care.
Gelernter, Polimanti New Editors-in-Chief of Complex Psychiatry
Joel Gelernter, MD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; and Renato Polimanti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, will co-lead the journal Complex Psychiatry, which recently changed its name from Molecular Neuropsychiatry.