Immune System Variation Can Predict Severe COVID-19 Outcomes
The differing immune system responses of patients with COVID-19 can help predict who will experience moderate and severe consequences of disease, according to a new study by Yale Cancer Center researchers published July 27 in the journal Nature.
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.
Physicians at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital Launch Telehealth Services in Response to COVID-19
When the COVID-19 pandemic began forcing people across the state and nation into self-imposed quarantine earlier this spring, the care providers and staff at Yale New Haven Psychiatry Hospital (YNHPH) knew they had to find innovative ways to continue providing services to patients — regardless of whether they could meet in person.
Caroline Johnson Receives American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant
Caroline Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale School of Public Health and a member of Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Microbiology Research Program, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Harkness, Cole Elected to Governing Board Of The Towers at Tower Lane
Laurie Harkness, PhD, CPRP, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and Robert Cole, MHSA, Lecturer in Psychiatry and Chief Operating Officer of the Connecticut Mental Health Center, were recently elected to the governing board of The Towers at Tower Lane, formerly known as Tower One-Tower East, in New Haven.
Homeless People Are Among the Most Vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Yale Psychiatry's Lo is Making Sure They Still Receive Care Amid the Pandemic.
The homeless are among one of the most vulnerable groups of people impacted by COVID-19. That means providing care to the homeless is even more vital amid a pandemic. To meet that need, Emma Lo, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and attending physician for the Street Psychiatry program at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), has been continuing her work even in the face of challenges presented by the statewide stay-at-home order and social distancing.
Yale Researchers Explore Peer Workforce Mobility, Organizational Climate and Certification Trends
Nev Jones, PhD, and Jessica Wolf, PhD, both Assistant Clinical Professors in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, are among the authors of two new articles on peer workforce mobility and organizational climate.
Krystal Co-Author of NEJM Article That Tracks Symptom Improvement in Patients With Schizophrenia
Patients with schizophrenia demonstrated improvement on a scale used to measure symptom severity after taking a drug being tested in a clinical trial, according to an article published online in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine
Xu Offers Zoom-Based Town Halls For People With Connections To China
Inspired by the Yale Department of Psychiatry’s Stress and Resilience Town Hall Program, Ke Xu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has started her own Zoom-based town hall platform for people with connections to China. She named it “Building Resilience in the Chinese Community – A Path to Survive, Learn, and Grow.”