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Student spotlight on Xiaoting Shi, PhD '24 (Environmental Health Sciences).
- October 19, 2022Source: Huff Post
A new study adds more alarm to how straighteners, relaxers and dyes may affect your health — particularly for Black women.
- October 03, 2022
A new Superfund Research Center (SRC) at Yale will conduct extensive analysis of emerging water contaminants that have been linked to liver cancer.
- September 22, 2022
Olive Oil’s Many Human and Planetary Health Benefits Discussed at 4th Annual International Yale Symposium
Leading experts involved in research and education related to the olive tree and its products gathered in Rome recently to discuss the positive health benefits of olive oil during the Fourth Annual Yale Symposium on Olive Oil & Health.
- September 15, 2022Source: AP News
A new publication by the United States Congress Committee on Ways and Means reports that "medical centers around the country say that fires, flooding, heat waves and other extreme weather are jeopardizing medical services, damaging health care facilities and forcing patients to flee their hospital beds."
- September 14, 2022Source: YaleNews
Sherman is an internationally recognized researcher in the emerging field of sustainability in clinical care. Her research focuses on sustainability and supply chain issues in the U.S. health care industry.
- September 13, 2022
Yale partnership with University of Rome Tor Vergata aims to strengthen protection against global safety threatsSource: Yale and the World
Two Yale University schools have partnered with the University of Rome Tor Vergata (URTV) to advance research and training intended to improve global protection against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNe) events.
- September 06, 2022
The International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) has awarded YSPH Assistant Professor Krystal Pollitt its prestigious Joan M. Daisey Outstanding Young Scientist Award. The award will be presented at the 2022 ISES Annual Meeting, September 25-29, in Lisbon, Portugal.
- September 02, 2022
Yale Professor Paul Anastas receives prestigious August Wilhelm von Hofmann Medal as co-founder of green chemistry
Yale Professor Paul Anastas, widely considered the ‘father of green chemistry,” was honored Sept. 1 with the prestigious August Wilhelm von Hofmann Commemorative Medal by the German Chemistry Society. Past recipients of the medal have gone on to receive the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
- August 30, 2022Source: Yale Daily News
The EPA’s new policy follows years of research on the toxic properties of PFAS, which people have been exposed to in drinking water, dust, air and common consumer goods. Researchers at YSPH discussed the future of PFAS research as concern over the chemicals’ toxicity and permanence persists.