Gordon Appointed as Walker's Designee to State Committee on Children's Behavioral Health
Derrick Gordon, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of research, policy & program on male development at The Consultation Center has been appointed as the designee of Rep. Toni Walker, D-New Haven, to the Transforming Children’s Behavioral Health Policy and Planning Committee.
Crusto Honored by Society for Community Research and Action
Cindy A. Crusto, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology) and associate dean for gender equity at Yale School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the 2022 Outstanding Contributions for Mentorship in Racial Justice Award from the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA), Division 27 of the American Psychological Association.
Addy, Huckins, Petrakis Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering
Three faculty in the Yale Department of Psychiatry have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering (CASE). Nii Addy, PhD, Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and associate professor of cellular and molecular physiology; Laura Huckins, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry; and Ismene Petrakis, MD, professor of psychiatry, will be recognized at CASE’s 48th annual meeting this spring.
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.
Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.
Ensuring Bone Health for Adolescents Identifying as Transgender
With a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale, Dr. Stuart Weinzimer, in collaboration with Drs. Thomas Carpenter and Christy Olezeski, is using sophisticated methods to obtain a picture of the dynamic process of bone development in adolescents undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy.
Brennand Named Finalist for 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
Kristen Brennand, PhD, professor of psychiatry, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists and engineers.
Department's Doctoral Internship in Clinical & Community Psychology Ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report
The Yale Department of Psychiatry’s Doctoral Internship in Clinical & Community Psychology has been recognized as one of the most sought-after psychology internships in the United States, according to the website Online Psychology Degrees.