Yale DrivSim Lab Faculty to Present Research at Premier International Driving Simulation Research Conference in October
The international Road Safety and Simulation (RSS) conference series was established in Rome in 2007 and has since then provided a bi-annual platform for researchers and professionals from various disciplines to share expertise and the latest insights in the field of road safety and simulation. This year's conference will be hosted by the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), a self-sustained transportation safety research center in the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering. During this year's conference (October 14th - 17th), Drs. Barbara Banz, Federico Vaca and Kaigang Li will present findings from several ongoing driving simulation and epidemiological studies.
- October 08, 2019
Yale Child Study Center Opens New Facility on George Street for Clinical and Community-based Operations
A newly dedicated building welcomes children who receive clinical care at the Yale Child Study Center.
- October 02, 2019
Medications to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) save lives. So why aren’t more doctors prescribing them?
- September 30, 2019
Treating adolescent obesity: The evidence behind behavioral, pharmacological, and weight loss surgery options
SILVER SPRING, Md.--As rates of adolescent obesity continue to rise, choice of treatment needs to be guided by the severity of obesity, psychosocial factors, comorbidities and patient's age and pubertal status, according to a new paper published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
- September 23, 2019
Department of Pediatrics appoints Leonel Rodriguez, MD as Section Chief for Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Elijah Paintsil, MD as Section Chief for Infectious Diseases and Global Health
- September 13, 2019
A ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping materials is needed as news reports come in of people falling ill and dying as the result of inhaling the chemical-laden substances, according to U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3, and medical and state health leaders.
- September 09, 2019
Suicide is preventable, but rates of suicide are increasing worldwide, and it is now the second leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults (unintentional motor vehicle accidents are first). Going to the emergency room may be the smartest thing these teenagers can do.
- September 03, 2019
Though it’s not easy to change poor sleep habits, it’s not impossible—particularly for children in preschool and elementary school, says Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, a Yale Medicine psychologist and author of “Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach: The Bedtime Doctor’s 5-Step Guide, Ages 3-10” (Lifelong Books).
- August 28, 2019
WTNH (Channel 8) - Dealing with Diabetes on Campus Dealing with Diabetes on Campus (TV interview)
- August 28, 2019
If you are sending a child off to college who has diabetes, it could be difficult to manage their condition on campus. Dr. Ania Jastreboff, a pediatric endocrinologist with Yale Medicine, tells parents and students how to plan.