New clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows that increasing the intensity of treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) over time improves alcohol-related outcomes among people with HIV. This stepped approach to AUD treatment also improves HIV-related disease measures in this patient population. A report of the new study, led by researchers at Yale University, is now online in The Lancet HIV.
- August 21, 2018
The Yale School of Management and the Commonwealth Fund will team up to train health practitioners to address major challenges for minority healthcare.
- June 19, 2018
While the hurricanes that pummeled Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in 2017 did great damage, a second and greater disaster unfolded in the weeks and months afterwards, argued Yale School of Medicine professor Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS at a forum during alumni weekend.
- March 05, 2018
Older women residing in the U.S territories are less likely to receive recommended or timely care for breast cancer compared with similar women residing in the continental United States, according to Yale researchers. Their findings were published in the March issue of Health Affairs.
- December 18, 2017
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, Director of ERIC, is appointed to the board of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
- December 05, 2017
Although it is hard to believe, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) is now in its second decade providing training resources and support for Yale’s clinical and translational investigators. With the second renewal of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), YCCI is well poised to continue supporting innovative science to improve the health of patients everywhere.
- December 04, 2017
Erika Lynn-Greene, ERIC Student Research Intern, is one of three Yale students to receive a Marshall Scholarship to study in London next year. The faculty and staff at ERIC are thrilled and not at all surprised to see Erika receive such a prestigious honor!
- October 10, 2017
Faculty at the Yale School of Medicine have been awarded two grants by the World Bank and the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support and strengthen medical education and health management in Liberia.
- August 09, 2017
When students graduate from medical school, the core document in their application to residency programs is the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE). A new study by Yale School of Medicine faculty reveals differences in how candidates were described in MSPEs based on their race, ethnicity, and gender.
- May 15, 2017
The Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN) is a collaborative research study that examines the lifestyles, eating habits, and health behaviors associated with cancer, diabetes and heart disease in adult men and women living in the Eastern Caribbean. It is a collaboration between the Yale School of Medicine, University of the West Indies (Cave Hill and St. Augustine campuses), University of the Virgin Islands and the University of Puerto Rico.