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YSM alums Vivek Murthy, MD '03, MBA '03, United States Surgeon General, and Mandy Krauthamer Cohen, MD '05, North Carolina's secretary of health and human services, have also been elected to NAM.
- October 13, 2021
NIH Funds $11.8 Million Research Center at Yale on Opioid Use Disorder, Opioid Misuse, and Chronic Pain
A team of researchers bridging the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine, the Yale Department of Psychiatry and the Yale School of Public Health were recently awarded an $11.8 million grant through the NIH Helping End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative. The grant will support the establishment of a research center to advance integrated treatments for chronic pain and opioid use disorder or opioid misuse.
- October 12, 2021
The effects of suicide can ripple through families and communities, leaving loved ones with unexplainable grief and guilt.
- October 04, 2021
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, has recently received two honors from the New Haven community that recognize her long dedication to health equity for people not only in the Elm City, but across the country.
- September 21, 2021
Ijeoma Opara, Ph.D., LMSW, M.P.H., recently joined the Yale School of Public Health as an assistant professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
- September 21, 2021Source: National Academy of Medicine
Professor Rafael Pérez-Escamilla adds his voice and expertise to National Academy of Medicine's campaign to promote vaccination updatke in the Latinx/Latino(a)/Hispanic Communities.
- September 20, 2021
Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma exposure are all obstacles they face at statistically higher rates compared to their peers.
- September 09, 2021
New Center in Implementation Science Launches with Summer Boot Camp
- September 08, 2021Source: Guyana Times Inc.
According to findings from ‘The Lancet’s Series, Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale’ an estimated 43 per cent—249 million—of children under five in low-and middle-income countries are at an elevated risk of poor development due to extreme poverty and stunting.
- August 31, 2021Source: CT Mirror
As the new school year begins and students head back to the classroom, some immunocompromised families feel left behind. That’s because many districts across Connecticut aren’t offering a remote learning option, and for many families, returning to the classroom is like choosing between their education and their health.