Janet Hafler Receives Distinguished Educator Award
Janet Hafler, EdD, director of the Yale School of Medicine Teaching and Learning Center and associate dean for educational scholarship, received the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Distinguished Educator Award on April 4, 2019. The award was conferred during the NEGEA Annual Conference, held at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The NEGEA is one of four regional groups of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs.
Ensuring Bone Health for Adolescents Identifying as Transgender
With a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale, Dr. Stuart Weinzimer, in collaboration with Drs. Thomas Carpenter and Christy Olezeski, is using sophisticated methods to obtain a picture of the dynamic process of bone development in adolescents undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy.
Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.
De Aquino Awarded IMPOWR-YOU Grant to Study Pain Sensitivity, Opioid Use Disorder
Joao P. De Aquino, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, has been awarded a pilot grant from the Integrative Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder for Whole Recovery-Yale and Organizations United (IMPOWR-YOU) Research Center to evaluate the relationship between pain sensitivity and brain synaptic density among people with opioid use disorder (OUD).
Yarnell-Mac Grory Joins Sanofi's Accelerated Leadership Program
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, has joined global healthcare company Sanofi's accelerated leadership program, the Future Leader in Motion Program, in Medical/Research and Development within the Vaccines Division.
Griffith Receives Cato T. Laurencin M.D., Ph.D. Lifetime Research Award at National Medical Association Event
Ezra Griffith, MD, professor emeritus of psychiatry, was recently honored with the Cato T. Laurencin MD, PhD Lifetime Research Award, the highest annual research award given by the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute.Source: EIN Presswire