Yale Study: Trends in the Use of Buprenorphine in US Emergency Departments, 2002-2017
Greg Rhee, PhD, Assistant Professor Adjunct, is first author of a paper published in JAMA Network Open that examines the trends of buprenorphine use in emergency departments in the United States from 2002 (when it was approved) through 2017.Source: JAMA Network Open
Sullivan Named as Core Faculty to International Antiviral Society–USA
Tami Sulllivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been named as core faculty to the International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) because of her contributions regarding the intersection of intimate partner violence and HIV.
New Insights on Genetic Risks for Cigarette Smoking
Scientists have long understood that genes play an important role in a person’s smoking behavior, and a new genome-wide association study by Yale and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers is helping to explain why some people start to smoke, while others are able to quit.
Intentions vs. Experiences: Opening the Door to Fundamental Conversations About Diversity, Intersectionality, and Race
José Flores, MD, PhD, MPH, an Addiction Psychiatry fellow and recent graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, and Zheala Qayyum, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, write in Academic Psychiatry about an interaction they had when Flores was a resident and how it spawned a discussion about diversity, intersectionality, and race.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Highlights Oliva in Video
Maria Oliva, LCSW, Director of Social Work at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, was featured in a video recently produced by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.Source: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Virtual ‘Tantrum Tool’ Helps Parents Manage Meltdowns
Andrea Diaz-Stransky, MD, a graduate of the Solnit Integrated Training Program, is first author on a paper published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology that reports an online “Tantrum Tool” significantly reduces pediatric irritability and disruptive behaviors.Source: Yale News
Yarnell-Mac Grory Elected to Serve on Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Judicial Board
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, faculty within Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, Law and Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program, and former chief resident, has been elected to serve as a student representative on Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business’ Judicial Board.
WHRY Funds Study on Psychological Resilience in COVID-19 Health Care Providers
Women’s Health Research at Yale announced funding for a new collaborative study with researchers at Mt. Sinai Medical Hospital in New York on the personal and professional stressors and coping strategies of frontline health care providers confronting the COVID-19 pandemic
DeSouza, Parker: COVID-19 Church Closures Could Strain Mental Health of African Americans
A new paper by Yale Psychiatry faculty explores how the closure of predominately African American church buildings — or the Black Church — during the COVID-19 pandemic could strain the mental health of African Americans, specifically as they cope with American racism without physical access to their places of worship.