Harmful Effects of Ageism on Older Persons’ Health Found in 45 Countries
In the largest examination to date of the health consequences of ageism, or age-based bias, researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found evidence that it harms the health of older people in 45 countries and across 5 continents. The study included over 7 million participants.
Yale Global Health Leadership Institute presents "Leadership Series: Rhetoric vs. Reality"
Leadership is a hot topic in a variety of settings - universities, businesses, conferences and the workplace. A number of theories and opinions exist about how to do it well. Drs. David Berg and Betsy Bradley engage us in a thoughtful conversation about the myths and realities of leadership, the need to emphasize relationships, and the many opportunities for strengthening current academic education.Source: Yale Global Health Leadership Institute
As Mellon Distinguished Scholar, Yale's Crusto will focus on well-being of vulnerable children in South Africa
Cindy A. Crusto, PhD, an associate professor of psychiatry affiliated with the department's Psychology Section and The Consultation Center, has joined a multidisciplinary research project that will focus on vulnerable children in South Africa. The project is led by the Humanities Department at the University of Pretoria (UP) and supported by the Andrew Mellon Foundation.
Olive Oil’s Many Human and Planetary Health Benefits Discussed at 4th Annual International Yale Symposium
Leading experts involved in research and education related to the olive tree and its products gathered in Rome recently to discuss the positive health benefits of olive oil during the Fourth Annual Yale Symposium on Olive Oil & Health.
Yale Report: Approximately 1 in 6 Ukrainian crop storage sites impacted by war
One of every six (15.73%) Ukrainian crop storage facilities, such as grain silos and elevators, has been damaged, destroyed, or controlled by Russia and its aligned forces since its invasion began on February 24, according to a new report released today by the Yale School of Public Health’s (YSPH) Humanitarian Research Lab (HRL), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Yale partnership with University of Rome Tor Vergata aims to strengthen protection against global safety threats
Two Yale University schools have partnered with the University of Rome Tor Vergata (URTV) to advance research and training intended to improve global protection against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNe) events.Source: Yale and the World
Study: Vaccines and Booster Shots Are Key to Controlling Spread of COVID Variants
A new study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health emphasizes the continuing importance of vaccines and booster shots at the individual and population level in controlling infections from highly contagious new variants of COVID-19.
Scientist at forefront of China's early investigations into Covid-19 steps down
George Gao, head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, has stepped down after five years at the helm of the health body, ending a tenure that placed him at the fore of early investigations into the first outbreak of Covid-19 in central China and the country's rapid development of Covid-19 vaccines.Source: CNN
Yale Faculty Networks Honored with 2022 Hecht Awards
Projects examining climate change and urban health, substance use disorder and mental health, and the relationship between food insecurity and hypertension have been selected as the recipients of this year’s Hecht Global Health Faculty Network Awards issued annually by the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH).
Study: COVID-19 variants responsible for nearly half of one million U.S. Deaths
COVID-19 variants were responsible for approximately 460,000 deaths in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic, according to a new preprint study released this week by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and Public Citizen.
USC study links PFAS to liver damage; YSPH scientist contributed to research
YSPH scientist Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D., department chair and Susan Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences), contributed to a new study by the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine linking chemicals known as PFAS to liver damage.
Award-winning journalist discusses lessons learned during COVID-19 pandemic
Pulitzer-winning science journalist and 2022 Yale Poynter Fellow Ed Yong talked April 7 to an audience at the Yale Law School about lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, Normal Led to This: On Two Years of Covering the Pandemic, was a methodological recounting of how the United States botched its response to COVID-19.