Environmental Justice Conference Explores a Just Recovery
The Global Environmental Justice Conference, organized by the Yale Center on Environmental Justice and co-sponsored by the Yale Sustainable Food Program and the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, brought together scholars, practitioners, and activists from around the world and across disciplines to discuss how scholarship, social justice, and environmental management can be effectively integrated.
American Heart Association’s Clinical Research Prize awarded to Yale outcomes research pioneer Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D.
The American Heart Association has awarded its Clinical Research Prize to Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., FAHA, the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine and the director of Yale School of Medicine’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation.Source: American Heart Association
Olive oil’s health benefits explored at Yale School of Public Health symposium
Yale’s Olive Oil and Health symposium drew a deeply invested group to New Haven this month—chefs, growers, importers, scientists, associations of producers, entrepreneurs and business people—to celebrate this amazing fruit juice and begin mapping out a new olive institute at the Yale School of Public Health.
Alumna Patricia Nez Henderson on breaking boundaries at Yale
Patricia Nez Henderson ’94 M.P.H., ’00 M.D. discussed her work promoting the wellness of the Navajo community in a conversation with President Peter Salovey on Sept. 17 before a packed audience at the Yale Center for British Art.Source: Yale News
Senator Murphy Defends Gains, Promotes Expanded Health Care at YSPH Lecture
In a visit to the Yale School of Public Health on Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy defended the Affordable Care Act and spoke about “buttressing” its gains with new legislation that makes Medicare directly available to every citizen.
Yale Ph.D. Student Learns from Nobel Laureates at 2018 Lindau-Nobel Meeting
This summer, Yale’s own Kayoko Shioda, a Ph.D. student at the School of Public Health, attended the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, which brings together hundreds of young scientists from around the world.Source: Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Improving the World’s Largest Health System—Scholars Convene at YSPH to Plan for Future
Some 200 researchers and health leaders gathered at Yale University for the second biennial conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), focusing on the Healthy China 2030 national blueprint for the health of the 1.3 billion Chinese.
U.S., China experts to discuss advances in health policy at Yale
Experts from the United States and China will gather at Yale University late this week on the advances of health policy and healthcare in the two countries. The conference, Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead, will take place at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) on May 11-13.Source: Xinhua
Experts Convene to Discuss Improving Reproducible Research Practices for Schools of Public Health
It is estimated that more than $200 billion is spent on biomedical research every year. The return on that investment is too low, agree a group of experts who gathered at the Yale School of Public Health to discuss reproducibility and transparency in research last week.
Festschrift Honors Career, Contributions of Lawrence Marks
A prestigious group of scholars gathered at the Yale School of Public Health on April 5 to honor the career of Lawrence Marks, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in Environmental Health Sciences. After more than five decades, Marks is retiring from the Yale School of Public Health and the John B. Pierce Laboratory, where he is both director and fellow emeritus.
Scientist, Journalist and Filmmaker Converge on YSPH to Explore the Threat of Climate Change
Climate change was in the air Wednesday as three separate speakers-a scholar, journalist, and a filmmaker-converged at the Yale School of Public Health to explore the implications of climate change on human health in the coming decades.
Public Health in Connecticut–Racial Disparities a Persistent Issue
Connecticut is the fourth richest state in the country and the third healthiest. Nevertheless, it still has three very poor cities where health disparities among minorities are reflected in health statistics across the board, said Dr. Raul Pino, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH).