Yale Alumnus Pledges $5 Million for Yale School of Public Health Fund and Professorship to Advance LGBTQ Mental Health
Yale School of Medicine alumnus David R. Kessler, M.D. ’55, is directing $5 million from his estate to the Yale School of Public Health, part of which is intended for the creation of a David R. Kessler Endowed Professorship. The professorship and accompanying resource fund will support teaching and research associated with improving LGBTQ mental health.
Faculty, students honored for LGBTQI curriculum innovation
Two faculty members and two students at the School of Medicine will receive the 2017 NEGEA Innovation Award in May from the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs. The award goes to NEGEA-affiliated schools who have developed an outstanding innovative approach to medical education.
YSPH study examines the impact of intersectional experiences on Black LGBQ Americans
A study from the Yale School of Public Health published earlier this year laid the groundwork for several current research investigations by finding that the intersectional experiences of Black LGBQ Americans can either trigger identity conflicts or help to affirm their identities as members of both the Black and LGBQ communities.Source: Yale Daily News
Many LGTBQ youth who die by suicide are bullied before their death, study finds
A new study looking at hundreds of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide finds that many were bullied before their death, adding to a growing body of evidence showing how bullying can result in deadly consequences.Source: CNN