Kapoor: Governor Lamont Must Sign Anti-Solitary Bill
Reena Kapoor, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, wrote an op-ed in The Connecticut Mirror advocating for Gov. Ned Lamont to sign the PROTECT Act into law. The bill would substantially limit the practice of solitary confinement in Connecticut's prisons.Source: The Connecticut Mirror
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).
A Conversation on the Future of Women’s Health Research with Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health
A Q&A on the future of women's health research with Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, and Dr. Carolyn M. Mazure, Director of Women's Health Research at Yale.
SLEEP-SMART Intervention Shows Promising Results for Women Suffering from Sleeping Problems, Depression, and Anxiety
Preliminary data indicate SLEEP-SMART can improve sleep patterns, show associated reductions in symptoms of depression and anxiety, and improve the functioning of brain circuits important in emotional and cognitive health.
Former Undergraduate Fellows Carry Forward the Work they Began at WHRY
Students participate in Women’s Health Research at Yale’s Undergraduate Fellowship for one and sometimes two years. But even after graduation, we are thrilled that they stay in touch with us and that their experience with WHRY continues to shape their careers. Here is a look at what five of our former students are doing now and how they are carrying forward the work they began with WHRY.
Sex-and-Gender Differences in COVID-19 Illustrate the Need to Accelerate Research on the Health of Women
As a college student, I have seen the effects of the pandemic’s physical and emotional toll manifest clearly in the experiences of my friends, classmates, and professors. As a fellow with Women’s Health Research at Yale, I have learned that the impact may be felt more by women.
Research Showed Us the Way Out of the Pandemic. Here's Why We Must Continue to Trust in Science
Science is how Women’s Health Research at Yale has uncovered critical aspects about the health of women and sex-and-gender differences that make lives better for everyone. And we must continue to make science better.
How Your Help Can Fund the Next Discovery in Women's Health Research
If the challenges of the past year have taught us anything, it is that we must continue working to understand all that we can about health and disease. And when it comes to sex and gender, we should not wait for the next crisis before addressing these critical components of our health.
‘I Actually Gave Birth to my Warrior’: CT Family Receives Years of Endearing Support from March of Dimes
Karissa McLaurin, MSHS, CCRP, a research associate in psychiatry at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, and her son, Jacee, were recently featured in the WTNH-TV News 8 Wednesday's Warrior report.Source: WTNH-TV News 8
What Are Nootropics, and Can They Help Me Focus?
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, spoke to New York's online site The Cut about nootropics which claim to improve cognitive function.Source: The Cut