Krystal to Speak at NIAAA Small Business Funding Webinar
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine, and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, will speak at a webinar for small business funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at 1:00 pm March 16, 2021.
Improving the World’s Largest Health System—Scholars Convene at YSPH to Plan for Future
Some 200 researchers and health leaders gathered at Yale University for the second biennial conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), focusing on the Healthy China 2030 national blueprint for the health of the 1.3 billion Chinese.
Students Tackle New Haven Health Disparities, Pitch Solutions
InnovateHealth Yale, a School of Public Health program dedicated to using the principles of entrepreneurship to tackle problems in health and education, held its first “Pitch and Solve” event, learning about health disparities in New Haven and developing technological solutions to combat the problems.
Health Disparities Research Methods Colloquium
Join us in welcoming Dr. Emma Benn for ERIC's inaugural Health Disparities Research Methods Colloquium. Dr. Benn's research interests include racial/ethnic health disparities and the impact of nativity on health. She is applying innovative statistical tools to reduce systematic selection bias-related threats to internal validity in studies of immigrant populations. The Health Disparities Research Methods Colloquium highlights current and innovative methods in health disparities research.
Registration Open for 2023 Women's Mental Health Conference
The 2023 Women’s Mental Health Conference (WMHC) at Yale will be held this year on April 28 and 29 and will feature virtual keynote speaker Dominique Jackson, actress, author, and advocate for trans mental health and a hybrid (in-person/virtual) fireside chat and book signing with Esmé Weijun Wang, author of "The Collected Schizophrenias."
Environmental Justice Conference Explores a Just Recovery
The Global Environmental Justice Conference, organized by the Yale Center on Environmental Justice and co-sponsored by the Yale Sustainable Food Program and the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, brought together scholars, practitioners, and activists from around the world and across disciplines to discuss how scholarship, social justice, and environmental management can be effectively integrated.
Fehon Chairs International Panel Presentation, Half-Day Conference
Dwain Fehon, PsyD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, recently chaired and moderated an international panel presentation for the International Psycho-oncology Society (IPOS). He also recently chaired and moderated a half-day conference titled, “Achieving Health Equity in the Treatment of Cancer-Related Pain."
Intersections Success Story: David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD
David Castillo Azofeifa, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California San Francisco, said that when he applied and was accepted as a fellow at the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium, he expected it to begin and end with the three-day event for presenting his research and making connections. In reality, says Castillo Azofeifa, it was much more. “Intersections really prepares you for the job market,” he says. “It highlights you as an excellent candidate and it prepares you for what to do. And it connects you with a community of underrepresented people in the sciences.”
Intersections Success Story: Melanie McReynolds, PhD
When Melanie McReynolds, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton, attended the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium in January 2021, she already had three faculty job offers. But, she says, she saw the program as an opportunity to expand her network even further, to receive valuable career mentorship, and to develop her negotiating skills.
TAVR outcomes similar after 1 year in low-risk bicuspid, tricuspid aortic stenosis patients
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) outcomes after one year are comparable between low-risk patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves, according to new data presented at TVT 2021.Source: Cardiovascular Business