A Pregnancy Ended by COVID-19 Informs New Understanding and Protocols
As a result of this study and others, Dr. Lipkind said, every pregnant woman who comes to Yale’s labor and delivery units is tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they are symptomatic, for the protection of both pregnant women and healthcare providers.Source: YaleNews
COVID-19 and The Criminal Justice System
Outbreaks of any disease, including COVID-19, within correctional systems have substantial public health repercussions, affecting not only those incarcerated but also those who work in facilities and, by extension, both the communities in which jails and prisons sit and the communities to which released individuals return.Source: Story Map on ArcGIS
I'm Working on a COVID-19 Vaccine
From April, I led clinical trials on Remdesivir, a therapeutic drug that was granted emergency approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of COVID-19, and since August 26 I have been running trials of a vaccine for COVID-19 prevention at Yale New Haven Hospital.Source: Newsweek
New YSPH Report Raises Concerns About Climate Change and Health in Connecticut
The Yale School of Public Health’s Center on Climate Change and Health released a new report today on changing conditions in Connecticut that, left untreated, could have serious long-term health consequences for the state’s nearly 3.5 millions residents.
Potenza Named Director of Division on Addictions Research at Yale
Marc Potenza, MD, PhD (Yale College ’87, MD ’93, PhD ’94, Psychiatry Residency ‘98), Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and in the Child Study Center, has been named Director of the Division on Addictions Research in the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
Simple Change to Microscope Opens Up a Complex Panorama of Cells
Yale researchers in the lab of Joerg Bewersdorf have developed a way to visualize extremely tiny structures by using standard light microscopy, a world previously only accessible by expensive and cumbersome electron microscopy.Source: YaleNews
Yale Launches Online Executive Master’s Degree in Public Health
The Yale School of Public Health is now offering a unique online executive master’s degree in public health (MPH) for professionals interested in acquiring a strong public health education and hands-on leadership and management training.
Gov. Lamont Urges Caution Against COVID-19 in Weeks, Months Ahead During YSPH Speech
Connecticut is emerging from the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in relatively good shape. But the threat is not over, Governor Ned Lamont cautioned during a panel discussion hosted by the Yale School of Public Health.
Emergency Radiology Provides Overnight Care at Bridgeport Hospital
Yale radiologists are staying up late for Bridgeport Hospital. The Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at Yale School of Medicine now has three emergency radiologists working overnight to help care for emergency room patients at Bridgeport Hospital as well as four other Yale New Haven Health locations.
Gelernter, Polimanti New Editors-in-Chief of Complex Psychiatry
Joel Gelernter, MD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; and Renato Polimanti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, will co-lead the journal Complex Psychiatry, which recently changed its name from Molecular Neuropsychiatry.