APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and Latino gay and bisexual men in HIV prevention.
- May 26, 2020Source: Yale News
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed nearly 10,000 death records of youth ages 10 to 19 who died by suicide in the United States from 2003 to 2017.
- May 26, 2020Source: CNN
A new study looking at hundreds of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide finds that many were bullied before their death, adding to a growing body of evidence showing how bullying can result in deadly consequences.
- March 01, 2020Source: Yale Alumni Magazine
For LGBTQ people who suffer from isolation and shame, public health professor John Pachankis has devised a pathway to healing.
- February 29, 2020Source: The Guardian
Striking findings contained in new study may broaden appreciation of unique stressors faced by gay and bisexual men.
- October 09, 2019
YSPH Student Brings Public Health Perspective to Design of All-Gender/All-Inclusive Public Restrooms
YSPH student, Antonia Caba, contributes public health expertise to the architectural project, STALLED!
- June 13, 2019
The ‘Global Closet’ is Huge—Vast Majority of World’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Population Hide Orientation, YSPH Study Finds
The vast majority of the world’s sexual minority population — an estimated 83 percent of those who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual — keep their orientation hidden from all or most of the people in their lives, according to a new study by the Yale School of Public Health that could have major implications for global public health.
- April 15, 2019Source: Yale Daily News
Gay rights activist David Kessler MED ’55 recently committed to giving $5 million from his estate to support LGBTQ research at the Yale School of Public Health, according to an April 10 press release from the Yale School of Public Health.
- April 10, 2019
Yale Alumnus Pledges $5 Million for Yale School of Public Health Fund and Professorship to Advance LGBTQ Mental Health
Yale School of Medicine alumnus David R. Kessler, M.D. ’55, is directing $5 million from his estate to the Yale School of Public Health, part of which is intended for the creation of a David R. Kessler Endowed Professorship. The professorship and accompanying resource fund will support teaching and research associated with improving LGBTQ mental health.
- February 26, 2019
Two researchers in the Yale School of Public Health's Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences have received sizable grants to study potential interventions for adult caregivers and individuals with depression.