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 09, 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 08, 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 08, 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 07, 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.
- January 11, 2023
The Yale Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) works to break through the barriers that keep evidence-based interventions from going mainstream while also expediting the transition from research to practice. Led by Dr. Donna Spiegleman, the center is pioneering new methods to optimize the impact of targeted interventions.
- September 19, 2022
Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life and a leading authority on breastfeeding and early childhood development.
- September 07, 2022
Researchers Call for Improved Infrastructure to Address Research Staff’s Mental Health and Well-being
In a new paper, YSPH Assistant Professor Ashley Hagaman (senior author), and PhD student Raquel Burgess (lead author), investigate existing mental health support for researchers and provide specific recommendations to better protect the emotional and mental well-being of research teams including faculty, research assistants, students, and staff.