Yale Radiology and Psychiatry Researchers Join with Penn Medicine to Create a New Center to Study Opioid Use Disorders
Opioid use disorder has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Over the last two decades, opioid-related overdose deaths increased by more than 50 percent, with nearly 50,000 in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Penn Medicine, which comprises the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have created a new center that focuses on neuroimaging to improve our understanding of opioid use disorders and find new treatments.
- August 28, 2019
From the skill of its MR technicians, to the colorful images brightening a pediatric imaging wall, Yale New Haven Hospital made a big impression on a visiting Russian radiologist this summer.
- August 16, 2019
Research opportunities in radiology & biomedical imaging provided a launching platform for Mansur Ghani, MD, who graduated from Yale School of Medicine in May.
- July 31, 2019
For eight days in early June, Melissa Durand, MD, volunteered at the second-largest teaching hospital in Ghana, West Africa. Decades earlier, mammography technologist Judith Abaidoo of Yale New Haven Hospital’s Shoreline Medical Center became one of the first women to perform mammograms in Ghana, where the five-year breast cancer survival rate is estimated to be only 25%.
- July 22, 2019
Since 1999, Jamal Bokhari has worked 182-183 shifts every year, meticulously mapping his schedule to be on site for as many as three weeks in a row, without a break. Now, on the 20th anniversary of the attending-led coverage of emergency radiology at YSM, Bokhari has recognized that the section he built and helped sustain no longer needs him to be working quite as many overnight hours.
- July 03, 2019
Neha Bhatt, ’20, is spending her summer in the department’s Interventional Oncology (IO) Research Lab. A pre-med student, she is a student of James Duncan, PhD, the Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging and a professor of biomedical engineering. Come August, Bhatt plans to take a year off from Yale to travel the world, performing for the storied a cappella group the Whiffenpoofs.
- May 31, 2019
While it’s always an honor to be celebrated for one’s achievements by one’s peers, it’s especially meaningful to be recognized by the people who knew you when you were just starting your scientific studies
- May 28, 2019
During the Boroff-Forman lecture on May 23, Esther Choo discussed the silent and persistent problem of sexual harassment in healthcare.
- May 17, 2019
How do I prep for my test? Where do I park? How long will my exam take? These are some of the questions patients ask before their appointments. And now they have the answers.
- May 09, 2019
From being the first physicians in Connecticut to perform vital procedures, to traveling the world in service to their profession, faculty from the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine began 2019 by showing what it means to lead.