MoMba App: Hopelab and Elevate Team Up on Social Media Application
Elevate, a policy lab at Yale School of Medicine and Hopelab, a social innovation lab in San Francisco, Calif., recently teamed up in a collaboration focused on the MoMba® app, a social media application designed to strengthen the mental health of mothers as well as their connections with their young children.
Yale Launches New Policy Lab to Elevate Mental Health and Disrupt Poverty
Elevate is a new policy laboratory stemming from the successful work of the Mental health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership and joining forces with Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) to apply science to the creation and spread of evidence-based interventions for socially and economically disadvantaged families in partnership with government agencies.Source: YaleNews
MOMS Partnership™, DC Department of Human Services form collaboration
The MOMS Partnership™ is expanding and headed next to Washington, DC! The organization is pleased to announce an official collaboration with the DC Department of Human Services to replicate MOMS through the DC welfare (TANF, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) program.
Olayinka Accepted to Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program
Olaniyi Olayinka, MD, MPH, an Addiction Psychiatry fellow in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been accepted to the Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program 2021-2023 based at Boston University School of Medicine.
Cigarette Smoking and Heavy Alcohol Drinking: The Challenges and Opportunities for Combination Treatments
Lisa Fucito, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is co-author of an editorial in American Journal of Psychiatry that reviews the results of a recent clinical trial of naltrexone and varenicline for heavy-drinking smokers and discusses the challenges and opportunities of treating dual substance use/psychiatry disorders.Source: American Journal of Psychiatry
Orientation selectivity enhances context generalization and generative predictive coding in the hippocampus
The lab of George Dragoi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience, recently published a new study in Neuron that found orientation selectivity enhances context generalization and generative predictive coding in the hippocampus.Source: Neuron
Intersections Success Story: Melanie McReynolds, PhD
When Melanie McReynolds, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton, attended the first Intersections Science Fellows Symposium in January 2021, she already had three faculty job offers. But, she says, she saw the program as an opportunity to expand her network even further, to receive valuable career mentorship, and to develop her negotiating skills.