Philips teams up with leading innovators in interventional oncology
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that as part of the existing Master Research Agreement with Yale School of Medicine, it has entered into a new research program led by Prof. Jeff Geschwind, chair of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine, to innovate in interventional oncology. Philips will collaborate with Prof. Geschwind and his team on a multi-year cancer research program to explore new concepts in image-guided therapies, as well as diagnostic imaging and informatics. The research program also involves further research groups at Yale School of Medicine.Source: Philips Media Press Release 2016
Association of Distress Due to Systemic Racism and Racial Disparities With Psychopathology and Suicidal Ideation Among US Veterans During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A team of Yale Psychiatry researchers analyzed data from a national sample of US veterans to examine the prevalence of perceived systemic racism and racial disparities in COVID-19–related health outcomes and the association of racism-related distress with internalizing and externalizing psychopathology and suicidal ideation during the pandemic.Source: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Fortunati Talks About Heat Impact on Mental Health
Frank Fortunati, MD, JD, Frank Fortunati, MD, JD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and associate chief of psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital spoke with NBC Connecticut about the impact of heat on mental health.Source: NBC Connecticut
Yale Scientists Identify Genetic Risk Factors for Opioid Use and Related Substance Use Disorders
A new human genomics study led by Yale scientists has identified genetic risk factors for opioid use disorder (OUD) and related substance use disorders according to a new large-scale genome-wide association study – increasing the number of risk genes known from 1 to 19.
Pharmacy Deserts: More Than Where Pharmacies Are
Walter S. Mathis, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, is senior author of a paper in Journal of the American Pharmacists Association that assesses pharmacy deserts using travel time rather than distance from a person's home.Source: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
Yale Study: Opioid Tapering Support Using a Web-based App
Sara N. Edmond, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, is first author of a paper in Contemporary Clinical Trials that describes the development and protocols of a web-based program designed to support patients willing to consider an opioid taper.Source: Contemporary Clinical Trials
WHRY’s Undergraduate Fellows Carry on Our Mission
Since 2015, Women’s Health Research at Yale has mentored 25 undergraduate students and counting. Along with our junior faculty and graduate students, they are taking crucial lessons about the health of women and sex-and-gender differences in health with them as they continue their education and begin their careers. Here is a sample of what our former students are up to now.
Development and Validation of the Psychiatric Inpatient Experience (PIX) Survey: A Novel Measure of Patient Experience Quality Improvement
David Klemanski, PsyD, MPH, assistant professor of psychiatry, recently published a paper about a new survey he created alongside colleagues Todd Barnes and Cynthia Bautista to measure patient experience for inpatient psychiatry. The measure itself is part of a larger project of patient experience measures within Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.Source: Journal of Patient Experience