YSM alums Vivek Murthy, MD '03, MBA '03, United States Surgeon General, and Mandy Krauthamer Cohen, MD '05, North Carolina's secretary of health and human services, have also been elected to NAM.
- October 15, 2021Source: USA Today
The claim: Heat reacts with the chemicals in plastic water bottles and releases harmful dioxin. Heat does react with the plastic of the bottle to release chemicals in a process known as "leaching." However, dioxin is not one of those chemicals, experts say.
- September 24, 2021
In a paper published September 20 in The BMJ, Jodi Sherman, MD, and colleagues encourage clinicians to embrace planetary health care, a broadening of the concept of “first, do no harm” beyond caring for patients to also include preserving the natural world on which human health relies.
- June 17, 2021
Voices from the Field: “Community” in Global Health Research: My Eye-opening Journey From the Wet Lab to the Canadian ArcticSource: NIEHS - Global Environmental Health Newsletter
YSPH doctoral student Sappho Gilbert on her journey toward public health research and current research on nutrition changes among Inuit communities in Nunavet, Canada.
- May 24, 2021Source: Yale Sustainability
Sustainable health care and industry experts Dr. Jodi Sherman and Dr. Todd Cort introduce us to the green future of healthcare.
- March 16, 2021Source: National Geographic
Dirty air is a plague on our health, causing 7 million deaths and many more preventable illnesses worldwide each year. But the solutions are clear.
- March 10, 2021Source: Yale School of Public Health
His work has taken him throughout Brazil and lead to many collaborations and partnerships that thrive to this day.
- February 24, 2021Source: Yale Climate Connections
As countries rebuild their economies, they could help speed the transition to renewable energy. Dr. Robert Dubrow, Yale Center on Climate Change and Health, "says as countries rebuild, they have an opportunity to accelerate the transition to clean, renewable energy. And that would help solve another public health crisis: climate change."
- January 19, 2021
More pollution in the air could be linked to higher rates of mental health service utilization, researchers at the Yale School of Public Health found in a new study.
- December 30, 2020Source: YaleNews
While Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Americans are dying from COVID-19 at nearly three times the rate of white Americans, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, an associate professor of internal medicine, public health, and management at Yale, worries that many people in these communities will be reluctant to receive the vaccines.