Jeffrey Pollak named the inaugural Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professor
Jeffrey S. Pollak, appointed as the inaugural Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professor of Interventional Radiology, has interest in embolotheraphy, including for acquired and congenital vascular abnormalities and malformations, fibroids, and malignancies, as well as other minimally invasive treatments for tumors, including local ablation.
Robert White, MD, Receives 2010 Career Achievement Award
Dr. White is a professor of diagnostic radiology and the director of the Vascular Malformation Center at Yale University. After training in medicine, cardiology and diagnostic radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he served as the director of its Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory for 17 years before taking on the chairmanship of diagnostic radiology at Yale in 1988.
De Figueiredo on Advisory Committee at 25th World Congress of International College of Psychosomatic Medicine
John M. de Figueiredo, MD, ScD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, was a member of the International Advisory Committee of the 25th World Congress of the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine which took place in Florence, Italy, on September 11-13, 2019
Yarnell-Mac Grory to Serve on Rhode Island Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, Clinical Instructor in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been elected to serve on Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force.
Are Young CT Smokers Being Forced to Quit Cold Turkey?
Grace Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Lisa Fucito, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, spoke to the New Haven Register for a story about a new law in Connecticut that raises the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21.
Zika: Researchers Are Learning More About The Long-Term Consequences For Children
In 2015, Zika virus swept through Brazil and the Americas. It was the first time a mosquito-borne virus was known to cause severe birth defects, and the World Health Organization declared it a "public health emergency that warranted a global response." "This was a truly unprecedented phenomenon," says Dr. Albert Ko, an epidemiologist at the Yale School of Public Health who has worked in Brazil for over two decades.
Lyme research targeting mice and birds
Dr. Peter Krause of the Yale School of Medicine and Public Health said his year’s results were “pretty high” for people testing positive with Lyme disease. He noted in 2017 that 10 to 15 percent of the people who took the test, were found to have the disease, while approximately eight percent contracted babesiosis.
Cook: When Men Are Sexually Abused in the Military
Joan Cook, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is co-author of a letter to the editor in the October 2 New York Times titled, "When Men Are Sexually Abused in the Military." Cook is the principal investigator of a study that is looking at how to encourage sexual and gender minority men to engage in treatment for past sexual abuse.
Research Suggests Male and Female Children's Brains Respond to Differently to Technology
A 2018 study by Marc Potenza, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, is cited in a Wall Street Journal Report that investigates brain differences that cause boys to be more interested in video games and girls to spend more time on social media.
Yale Microbial Sciences Institute Faculty Position
The Yale Microbial Sciences Institute, in partnership with the Departments of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Genetics, Immunobiology, and Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale School of Medicine, seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure track faculty position at the interface of microbiology, health, and disease.