YSPH biostatistician part of award-winning Yale team
Staff Spotlight on Jesse Reynolds, a biostatistician at the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS) who oversees Yale University's ClinicalTrials.gov team. He's also part of REDCap data collection team that was recently presented the Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service by the university.
Gordon Honored by National Partnership for Community Leadership
Derrick M. Gordon, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Program on Male Development in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, is the National Partnership for Community Leadership’s (NPCL) 2023 Research and Scholarship Award Recipient.
New Haven Crisis Response Team to Expand Services
Elm City COMPASS, the non-police crisis response team that launched last year in New Haven, is expanding with a second response team and longer hours because of its success during a pilot phase. The program is directed by Jacob Tebes, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology), in the Child Study Center and of Public Health.Source: The New Haven Register
Public Health Students Learn Firsthand That Jackson, Mississippi’s Problems Go Far Beyond Water
The Yale School of Public Health's Activist in Residence, Angelo Pinto, Assistant Professor Ijeoma Opara, several students and a postdoctoral researcher traveled to Jackson, Mississippi, in the wake of the city's water crisis and learned that the city's problems run much deeper.
Collaboration on NIH grant between Sullivan, Nez Henderson will create program to help Indigenous women experiencing domestic violence quit smoking
Tami Sullivan, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and Patricia Nez Henderson, MD, MPH, vice president for the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health (BHCAIH) and the first Indigenous woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine, have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pilot a mindfulness-based, culturally-tailored smoking cessation intervention for Indigenous women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV).
Welcoming new PEER management team members
The Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) is pleased to announce new members of the management team. Child Care Aware of America (CCAoA) is a new organizational member, while Dr. Heidi Rosenberg of Education Development Center (EDC) is a new organizational representative.
PEER collaborates with Stamford partners to promote continuous improvement of home visiting services for the families of young children
Greater Stamford Parenting Partnership (GSPP) formed in 2021 to expand access to home visiting services for the families of young children. PEER is supporting GSPP in the area of continuous quality improvement.
PEER contributes to Future of Children series on the work of research-practice partnerships in early childhood education during COVID-19
A new brief from PEER, published by The Future of Children, explores the challenges of conducting collaborative research in early childhood education during the COVID-19 pandemic and describes how several RPPs responded.
Brennand, Crusto, Gelernter Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering
Kristen Brennand, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry; Cindy Crusto, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry; and Joel Gelernter, MD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience, have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering (CASE).
Cindy Crusto, PhD, New Associate Dean for Gender Equity, Brings a Focus on Systems Change and Intersectionality
Psychiatry professor Cindy Crusto, PhD, has accepted the role of Associate Dean for Gender Equity and director of the Office for Women in Medicine and Science beginning in January 2022.