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Voices: Quotables from YSPH faculty in the news - Fall 2023

Yale Public Health Magazine, Yale Public Health: Fall 2023


Townsend offers COVID booster guidance to cancer patients | WTNH

“We can figure out what treatments are associated with that higher risk and what kind of booster schedules might aid those patients.” Jeffrey Townsend, PhD, Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Deziel studies environmental injustice due to oil and gas development | AJPH

“The combination of numerous environmental hazards and social stressors has long been understood to contribute to heightened health risks and health disparities.” Nicole C. Deziel, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences); Co-Director, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology)

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Lowe points to link between extreme weather and mental health | The Lancet

“Early June 2023 was marked by an unprecedented disaster: wildfire smoke emanating from Quebec (Canada) spread throughout the northeastern USA. … This so-called crisis in the air threatens physical and mental health. Robust research links extreme weather events to psychiatric symptoms.” Sarah R. Lowe, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health.

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Raymond and team find evidence of Ukrainian children taken to Russia | FOX61

“Secretary Blinken said that this report for the State Department helped with the President's determination that crimes against humanity have been committed.” Nathaniel Raymond, Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Research Lab – YSPH.

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