News from around Yale and the World
The diverse MalarYale Faculty network aims to integrate studies of the host, parasite, and vector, both within the institution and with our international partners in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Uganda, Cameroon, Peru, and elsewhere.
- May 11, 2023
YIGH partners with Yale University’s International Operations & Compliance Committee (IOCC) to continue strengthening Yale’s work in global health.
YIGH Associate Director Kristina Talbert-Slagle, who leads the YIGH Faculty Support Initiative, is now serving on IOCC as part of a collaborative effort to foster connections and strengthen processes for faculty and staff across campus who are doing global health work.
- May 10, 2023
The Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) has selected Laura Forastiere, assistant professor of biostatistics, Edward Miller, associate professor of medicine (cardiovascular medicine), Daniel O’Neil, assistant clinical professor of medicine (medical oncology), Julia Rosenberg, assistant professor, pediatrics (general pediatrics), and Melanie Sion, assistant professor of surgery (general, trauma and surgical critical care) to receive Global Health Spark Awards. Each recipient will receive an award for up to $10,000 and were selected based on their technical merit and long-reaching implications for future global health work.
- May 05, 2023
In its final Conversation Series for the academic year, the Yale Institute for Global Health invited two distinguished public health officials to share how valuable an international perspective can be for tackling local health disparities.
- May 02, 2023
In Sudan, health systems are under attack while government and paramilitary forces have been battling for control of the country since April 15. As the crisis enters its third week, healthcare professionals in Sudan fear a total collapse of the healthcare system.
- May 02, 2023
In 2019, Joshua Bilsborrow, MD, MHS, and Rick Bucala, MD, PhD, were awarded a grant from the International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) to create a rheumatology educational and workshop series for Rwandan internal medicine residents with the goal of increasing rheumatology knowledge among internists and to stimulate interest in pursuing rheumatology training.
- May 02, 2023Source: NBC News
Reduced access to medical care during the pandemic likely led to fewer screenings and delayed diagnoses.
- May 01, 2023Source: Scientific American
Decades of data support the use and safety of puberty-pausing medications, which give transgender adolescents and their families time to weigh important medical decisions
- May 01, 2023
Connecticut Magazine’s 2023 “Top Doctors” issue recognizes 81 Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center physicians
Each year, Connecticut Magazine recognizes some of the state’s best physicians, who provide exceptional care for patients, with its annual “Top Doctors” issue. This year’s list includes 82 physicians from Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state.
- April 28, 2023Source: Los Angeles Times
The Food and Drug Administration recently amended its authorizations for Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to modify its COVID-19 vaccine recommendations. Wading through these changes offers a window into our next stage of confronting COVID: adapting as vaccine technology evolves, emphasizing protections for high-risk people and maintaining vaccination as a preventive measure.