Fehon Chairs International Panel Presentation, Half-Day Conference
Dwain Fehon, PsyD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, recently chaired and moderated an international panel presentation for the International Psycho-oncology Society (IPOS). He also recently chaired and moderated a half-day conference titled, “Achieving Health Equity in the Treatment of Cancer-Related Pain."
Yale Psychiatry Faculty Member to Interview Tarana Burke, Founder of the #MeToo Movement, for 2021 Women's Mental Health Conference Keynote
The 2021 Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale (WMHC) has announced that a Yale Psychiatry faculty member will moderate its keynote Q&A, and has finalized the agenda for its upcoming conference.
Krystal to Speak at NIAAA Small Business Funding Webinar
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine, and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, will speak at a webinar for small business funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at 1:00 pm March 16, 2021.
HBO Documentary on Alcoholism Previewed at Yale School of Public Health
Alcohol is woven into the fabric of American life. It is used to socialize, celebrate and relax. But for many, alcohol use comes with a steep price. The misuse of alcohol and drugs cost the United States $442 billion a year and close to 21 million people in the live with a substance use disorder.
YSPH To Host Advance Screening of Risky Drinking, Documentary on the Dangers of Alcohol Abuse
An advance screening of Risky Drinking, a soon-to-be-released documentary on the dangers of alcohol abuse, followed by a panel discussion, will be held at the Yale School of Public Health on November 17. In time to mark the annual Harvard-Yale football game that will take place at Harvard Stadium on November 19, the film will also be screened at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health on November 16.
Drug Safety and Free Speech—Former FDA Chief General Counsel Opens Regulatory Affairs Lecture Series
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration really only regulates two things—a wide variety of products used by the public and words, Peter Hutt, a former Chief General Counsel to this federal agency, told a gathering of students and faculty Thursday at the Yale School of Public Health.
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
Environmental Justice Conference Explores a Just Recovery
The Global Environmental Justice Conference, organized by the Yale Center on Environmental Justice and co-sponsored by the Yale Sustainable Food Program and the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, brought together scholars, practitioners, and activists from around the world and across disciplines to discuss how scholarship, social justice, and environmental management can be effectively integrated.
Intersections Success Story: David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD
David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California San Francisco, said that when he applied and was accepted as a fellow at the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium, he expected it to begin and end with the three-day event for presenting his research and making connections. In reality, says Castillo Azofeifa, it was much more. “Intersections really prepares you for the job market,” he says. “It highlights you as an excellent candidate and it prepares you for what to do. And it connects you with a community of underrepresented people in the sciences.”
Intersections Success Story: Melanie McReynolds, PhD
When Melanie McReynolds, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton, attended the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium in January 2021, she already had three faculty job offers. But, she says, she saw the program as an opportunity to expand her network even further, to receive valuable career mentorship, and to develop her negotiating skills.
TAVR outcomes similar after 1 year in low-risk bicuspid, tricuspid aortic stenosis patients
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) outcomes after one year are comparable between low-risk patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves, according to new data presented at TVT 2021.Source: Cardiovascular Business