YSPH biostatistician part of award-winning Yale team
Staff Spotlight on Jesse Reynolds, a biostatistician at the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS) who oversees Yale University's ClinicalTrials.gov team. He's also part of REDCap data collection team that was recently presented the Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service by the university.
“She is the best of us:” Ijeoma Opara and the power of health advocacy
From witnessing injustices faced by her parents to working as a therapist, YSPH assistant professor Ijeoma Opara's life experiences inspired her mission to reduce health disparities faced by Black communities.Source: Yale Daily News
“You can’t be what you can’t see”: A look at female representation in Yale’s administrative leadership
With nine out of the University’s 15 schools now led by female deans, faculty reflect on the future of diversity and representation in Yale’s upper administrative positions.Source: Yale Daily News
Dr. Michael Cappello to serve as interim director of YIGH
Michael Cappello, MD, chair of the Department of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases) at the Yale School of Public Health, will serve as the interim director of the Yale Institute for Global Health.
Someone Called the Police on a Girl Catching Lanternflies. Then Yale Honored Her.
Bobbi Wilson, 9, was hunting for spotted lanternflies, an invasive species, in New Jersey. A neighbor called the police, but her effort has since earned recognition “from far and wide,” her mother said.Source: The New York Times
Dr. Megan Ranney to leave Brown, lead Yale School of Public Health
In less than six months, Ranney will leave Brown and Rhode Island to take over as dean of the Yale School of Public Health on July 1. Yale's announcement of the appointment Tuesday was met in Rhode Island with praise and congratulations for Ranney and Yale mixed with sadness that she will be leaving the Ocean State.Source: The Providence Journal
Yale honors Black girl who was reported to police as she sprayed lanternflies
Months after police questioned 9-year-old Bobbi Wilson while she was out helping eradicate spotted lanternflies from her New Jersey neighborhood, Yale University honored the young scientist known as “Bobbi Wonder” for her efforts to rid her hometown of the invasive species. The Yale School of Public Health recognized Bobbi this month and thanked her for donating her personal lanternfly collection to the university’s Peabody Museum.Source: The Washington Post
Civil rights scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw to receive Winslow Medal
Civil rights scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw, whose work has been foundational in two fields of study she coined and developed – critical race theory and intersectionality – will be presented with the C-E.A. Winslow Medal, the Yale School of Public Health’s highest honor, at a ceremony Feb. 3 at Harkness Auditorium.
Yale Honors Young Scientist Who Was the Subject of a Police Complaint
Bobbi Wilson, 9, was honored by Yale University on Jan. 20, 2023, for her efforts in eradicating the invasive spotted lanternfly in her hometown of Caldwell, New Jersey. University officials also recognized Bobbi’s donation of her personal collection of spotted lanternfly specimens to Yale’s Peabody Museum. The collection, which was officially entered into the museum’s database, will be forever associated with Bobbi’s name as the donor scientist.
Yale honors girl who had cops called on her for spraying lanternflies
Yale University on Friday honored a scientist who is just 9 years old. Bobbi Wilson is fascinated by bugs, but last year, her mission to catch spotted lanternflies captured national attention. Bradley Blackburn reports for CBS2.Source: CBS News, New York
Girl donates lanternfly collection to Yale after alleged racial profiling by N.J. neighbor
The Yale Peabody Museum Entomology Division now has spotted lanternfly specimens for scientists to use for research thanks to Bobbi Wilson, the 9-year-old girl from New Jersey whose neighbor called the police on her last October while she was doing her part to rid the state of the invasive species.Source: NJ.com