In Brief


June 16, 2021

Brewster wins 2021 American Society of Nephrology’s Distinguished Educator

Ursula Brewster has served as program director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program since 2014 and is a member of ASN's Workforce and Training Committee.

June 15, 2021

Violinist Tai Murray joins Yale School of Music faculty

The award-winning violinist, dedicated to showcasing new music — particularly works by composers of color — begins a full-time appointment at YSM.

June 14, 2021

Kevan Herold appointed chair of international diabetes consortium

Herold will chair TrialNet, an international consortium dedicated to finding ways to prevent, delay, and slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes.

June 14, 2021

Violinist Augustin Hadelich appointed to Yale School of Music faculty

The Grammy Award-winning soloist, one of the most renowned violinists on the world stage, will begin teaching and offering master classes at YSM this fall.

June 9, 2021

Patrick O’Connor elected Society of General Internal Medicine treasurer

The Dan Adams and Amanda Adams Professor of General Medicine and section chief of general medicine, O’Connor began his three-year term with SGIM this month.

June 9, 2021

Department of State taps Nelson for HIV/AIDS research expertise

An expert on HIV inequities, Yale Nursing's LaRon Nelson served as an advisor at a UN meeting to discuss its 2021–2026 strategy to combat the pandemic.

June 9, 2021

John Wysolmerski appointed Endocrinology and Metabolism Section Chief

Appointed interim section chief after Robert Sherwin's retirement in 2018, Wysolmerski will continue leading one of the nation’s premier endocrine sections.

May 28, 2021

Crusto becomes Yale Psychiatry’s first female African-American professor

After spending 22 years as a clinical psychologist at Yale, Cindy Crusto has been promoted to professor of psychiatry, the first in the department's history.

May 28, 2021

Ferrante receives 2021 Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year award

Yale’s Dr. Lauren Ferrante was honored by the American Geriatrics Society for her work at the intersection of critical care medicine and geriatrics.

May 28, 2021

Yale pediatricians named ‘E-Cigarette Champions’

Drs. Cheryl Anderson and Annette Cameron were recognized for their work to reduce vaping among teens by the CT chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.