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.
Netflix’s ‘Maid’ Helped Me Open Up About Domestic Violence
Tami Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Family Violence Research and Programs in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, spoke to the publication Marie Claire about domestic violence and psychological and emotional abuse.Source: Marie Claire
Connecticut LGBTQ+ Community Survey Needs Assessment Report Released
The results of a statewide survey and needs assessment of the LGBTQ+ community in Connecticut have been released. The Consultation Center at Yale, a program of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, partnered with Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ Health and Human Services Network and the Connecticut Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity to create and launch the first statewide LGBTQ+ survey and needs assessment in early 2021. Among the survey organizers was Amy Griffin, MA, Director of Health Evaluation Initiatives at The Consultation Center.
Planning grant awarded to design a coordinated evaluation of CCDF policies and initiatives in Connecticut
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research (OPRE) has awarded an 18-month planning grant to Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) to plan an evaluation of CCDF policies and initiatives in Connecticut.
New research on the effects of preschool dosage and instructional alignment on child outcomes
As the nation thinks seriously about expanding access to preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, it is important for research to improve our understand of the structures and processes that are most likely to contribute to students’ success.
Crouch Receives F32 Award from NIAAA to Study Alcohol Use Among Alaska Native Populations
Maria Crouch, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded an F32 Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Yale Health Professional School Educators Share Medical Education Innovations and Research at Annual Med Ed Day
“How can we uphold and help the Yale System be strong and move forward into the next decade?” Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Deputy Dean for Education, Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, asked this question during her keynote remarks at the ninth annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day).
Cindy Crusto Becomes First Female African American Professor in Yale Psychiatry History
After spending the last 22 years at Yale, Crusto was recently promoted to Professor of Psychiatry, making her the first African American woman in the history of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine to reach that rank.