Mary L. Peng, MPH '23 (Social & Behavioral Sciences), is an explorer by nature, a seeker of knowledge in as many areas as she can absorb. The COVID-19 pandemic sharpened her focus and led her to the Yale School of Public Health, where she has worked to incorporate art, technology, clinical neuroscience, and social and behavioral sciences to improve individual and public health.
- November 14, 2022
The Yale School of Public Health’s new Humanity, Arts, and Public Health Practice at Yale (HAPPY) Initiative presented its first multimedia performance program, “Wake Up to Yale School of Public Health’s HAPPY Initiative,” October 27 at the iconic Joe’s Pub at New York's Public Theater.
- May 21, 2022Source: Arts Council Greater New Haven
Four farmers picked at a field full of mugwort, seemingly getting nowhere. One had a tinkling voice and muttered about healing crystals.
- May 12, 2022
On May 19, the gentle woodlands of Yale’s West Campus will be transformed into the rugged foothills of Appalachia as Kentucky-based Clear Creek Creative launches the first of four outdoor performances of its environmental, spiritual and cultural parable Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man.
- April 25, 2022Source: Yale News
YSPH lecturer Neal Baer, a physician and award-winning television showrunner, is teaching a course, “Soda Politics,” and using it to demonstrate to students how effective storytelling can be used to promote public health.
- December 21, 2021
Connecticut arts organizations seeking to keep their venues open and their patrons safe during the latest COVID-19 variant surge were offered two words of advice Tuesday from Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund – vaccinate and test.
- April 05, 2021
An award-winning 2020 documentary, Welcome to Chechnya, is discussed by an online panel of experts from the Yale School of Public Health experts as well as immigration activists. The violence portrayed in the film received special attention alongside a spirited discussion about what can be done to stop it.
- March 03, 2021
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra has recognized the Yale School of Public Health with its Excellence in Innovation award for helping arts venues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- January 30, 2021
Film screening and discussion features Sour Rep Theater's play "Do No Harm".
- November 03, 2020
Neal Baer knows how to tell a good story. A Harvard lecturer and pediatrician, Baer has been weaving public health research into compelling narratives as an executive producer for top shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and ER for years.