CDC internship affirms YSPH student’s commitment to public health research and policy
Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) second-year student Steph Tan, MPH ’23, found a perfect match for her interest in health policy and research this summer working as an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Black Women Excluded from Critical Studies Due to ‘Weathering’
Researchers theorize Black women age earlier and faster as a result of being "weathered" by a lifetime of racial discrimination and race-based stressors. As a result, many Black women are excluded from clinical research studies after reaching age-based milestones earlier.
Yale undergraduate team takes first place in national health policy competition
A Yale undergraduate team consisting of Abe Baker-Butler (Ezra Stiles ‘25), Patryk Dabek (Ezra Stiles ‘25), and Allie Dettelbach (Saybrook ‘25) has won first place in the 2022 Tulane University Health Policy Case Competition (TUHPCC), a prestigious national public health contest seeking policy solutions to the gun violence epidemic in the United States.
Public Health Students Learn Firsthand That Jackson, Mississippi’s Problems Go Far Beyond Water
The Yale School of Public Health's Activist in Residence, Angelo Pinto, Assistant Professor Ijeoma Opara, several students and a postdoctoral researcher traveled to Jackson, Mississippi, in the wake of the city's water crisis and learned that the city's problems run much deeper.
Yale SOM to Host BAHM Case Competition
The Yale School of Management will host the 12th annual Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) competition on February 24, 2023, as part of the Yale Healthcare Services Innovation (YHSI) Case Competition. YSPH students Hallie Whitman '23 and Hargobind Khalsa ’23 are co-chairs of the event.Source: Yale School of Managament
Building Momentum: WHRY's Undergraduate Fellows Advance Women's Health
Women’s Health Research at Yale mentors undergraduate students as well as graduate students and rising junior faculty members to ensure that the next generation of scientists and medical providers fully account for the health needs of women and sex-and-gender differences affecting health. Here are a few examples of what our former undergraduate fellows are up to now.
Emotional Intelligence: Combatting The College Mental Health Crisis
Students' emotional needs are woven into the tapestry of their physical, social, and intellectual needs. An emphasis on emotional intelligence is critical to equipping college communities to care for their students’ mental well being.Source: Forbes
Student Profile: Eridian Estrada Ramos, MPH '23 (Health Care Management)
Student Profile on Eridian Estrada Ramos, MPH '23 (Health Care Management). She's the executive director at HAVEN Free Clinic, a student-run free clinic that has been providing quality primary care to uninsured patients in New Haven since 2005.
U.S. Surgeon General urges students to connect to combat loneliness, improve mental health
On Thursday, September 8th, students from four Connecticut universities – Gateway Community College, University of New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University, and Yale – gathered at Southern to listen to U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy speak. In reality, however, they spent a great deal of their time listening to each other — and that was just what the Surgeon General intended.
YSPH student’s innovation uses artificial intelligence to improve clinical trials
Bader Khraibut, MD, MPH '23, an American-born Kuwaiti citizen, didn't plan on starting a company. But that's what he did. In December 2021, shortly after beginning pursuit of a master's degree in public health (health care management) at the Yale School of Public Health, he co-founded New Haven-based Prophema Applied Research, a contract research organization (CRO).
Student Profile: Charlie Tran, MPH ’23 (Social and Behavioral Sciences); BA ’22 History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health (5-year BA/MPH program)
Student Profile on Charlie Tran, MPH ’23 (Social and Behavioral Sciences); BA ’22 History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health (5-year BA/MPH program).