Latest News and Spotlights
Alumni Spotlight on McKenzie Colt, MPH '20 (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases), who is now the country director for the UNC (University of North Carolina) Global Projects Liberia research group.
- March 09, 2023
Jackson Higginbottom, MPH '20 (Social and Behavioral Sciences), has been working to save Manos Juntas, the free Oklahoma City medical clinic where his passion for public health was born, following the death of its founding director in December – all while working full time back in New Haven.
- February 15, 2023
Alumni Spotlight on Shazia Khawaja, MPH '04 (Chronic Disease Epidemiology), who is now a senior director of real world evidence operations at Merck.
- February 01, 2023
Yale School of Public Health alumni Ahmad Saleh and Ehsan Abualanain (shown above), both MPH '22, and current student Madison Novosel, MPH '23, have created an NGO called MakeDeathsCount to provide verbal autopsy training in countries, such as Syria, where many deaths and their causes go unrecorded.
- January 26, 2023
Boston Medical Center President and CEO and Yale trustee Kate Walsh, MPH ’79, BA ’77, has been tapped by Massachusetts’ Governor Maura Healey to be the commonwealth’s new Health and Human Services Secretary.
- January 18, 2023
Aykhan Alibayli, MPH '18 (Health Policy), is studying to become a physician assistant at Stanford University.
- January 09, 2023
As an alumnus of the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) at the Yale School of Public Health, S. Raquel Ramos understands the value of mentorship and opportunity in academia. Now an associate professor at the Yale School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at YSPH, Ramos is carrying the REIDS’ mission forward by mentoring three MPH students in the interdisciplinary research she conducts at the intersection of nursing and public health.
- December 22, 2022
Vassar College president and Yale alumna Elizabeth Bradley receives 2023 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal for her leading scholarship in public health
Vassar College president and Yale alumna Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Bradley, ’96 PhD, has been awarded a 2023 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal for her leading scholarship in public health and her unwavering commitment to the health and well-being of local and global communities.
- December 16, 2022
Will Eger, MPH '21, recently published a paper about syringe services based on his student work and experiences.
- December 14, 2022
Alumni Spotlight: Cheryl Austein Casnoff forged a long career in public health and health financing policy
Cheryl Austein Casnoff, MPH '76, has forged a long and distinguished consulting and public service career in public health and health financing policy.