Randomized clinical trials may be the gold standard for biomedical research but they are often ill-suited for testing complex multi-component public health interventions on a large scale.
- September 07, 2023
The Office of Public Health Practice recently held its inaugural New Student Orientation Session, a schoolwide event intended to introduce students to some of the focus areas of the public health sector and provide them with important insights on working with community partners.
- May 02, 2023Source: NBC News
Reduced access to medical care during the pandemic likely led to fewer screenings and delayed diagnoses.
- April 12, 2023
Applied practice opportunities are essential to public health programs. In experiential learning, students reflect on their skills and knowledge while solving real-world problems.
- April 10, 2023
Fan Li Receives New PCORI Award to Develop Causal Inference Methods for Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized TrialsSource: NIH Pragmatic Trials Collaboratory Website
Dr. Fan Li, an assistant professor of biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health, has received approval of a 3-year funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop causal inference methods for stepped-wedge cluster randomized trials—a design that has been increasingly adopted in pragmatic trials.
- March 08, 2023Source: Yale Daily News
YSPH’s Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science promotes applying research findings to improve public health interventions worldwide.
- February 07, 2023
A newly released Series on breastfeeding published in The Lancet argues that formula milk companies exploit parents’ emotions and manipulate scientific information to generate sales at the expense of the health and rights of families, women, and children.
- February 07, 2023
A Lancet Series published on Feb. 8, 2023, highlights the continuing struggle that women across the globe face to meet their breastfeeding goals. Yale School of Public Health Professor Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, a leading authority on breastfeeding policy and early childhood nutrition, is co-author of all three Series articles and the lead author of the first paper featured in the Series.
- February 06, 2023Source: CNN
Less than half of infants around the world are breastfed as recommended, and baby formula is in high demand despite failing to offer the same health and developmental benefits as breast milk, experts say. According to a new report, misleading claims and political influence are to blame.