In Brief


January 31, 2023

YSPH alumna Kate Walsh named MA Health and Human Services Secretary

Boston Medical Center President and CEO and Yale trustee Kate Walsh M.P.H. ’79, B.A. ’77 will oversee Massachusetts state government’s largest department.

January 20, 2023

Venkatesh will lead Emergency Medicine at Yale

Arjun Venkatesh will become chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and chief of Emergency Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital.

January 18, 2023

Qian wins Yale International Physician-Scientist Resident and Fellow Award

Anna Quian, a resident physician at Yale New Haven Hospital, will receive up to two years of support for post-doctoral research training.

January 13, 2023

Ross Prize awarded to Fostel and Geanakoplos for work on leverage cycles

Yale’s John Geanakoplos and Ana Fostel Ph.D. ’05 of the University of Virginia were recognized for research on how leverage affects financial booms and busts.

January 12, 2023

Craft awarded Lupus Research Alliance’s 2022 Distinguished Innovator Award

Yale’s Joseph Craft and his lab will work to determine how T cells undergo epigenetic and transcriptional changes to migrate to and damage the kidneys.

December 22, 2022

Forum examines data’s role in public health emergency response, prevention

Held Dec. 11, the Fifth Yale-Shanghai Jiaotong University Bilateral Forum focused on the use of data in the prevention and control of public health emergencies.

December 6, 2022

PhD candidate Yufang awarded the Roy A. Rappaport Prize

Yale’s Gao Yufang was recently recognized by the American Anthropological Association for research on snow leopards and Tibetan herders.

November 22, 2022

Lemmon to be next chair of pharmacology

Mark A. Lemmon has been named chair of Yale School of Medicine's Department of Pharmacology, effective July 1, 2023.

November 22, 2022

Michael Nathanson receives AASLD Distinguished Service Award

Nathanson was recognized on Nov. 5 by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease for sustained service to hepatology researchers and clinicians.

November 15, 2022

Inaugural newsletter for the Music and the Black Church Program

Issued thrice yearly, the e-newsletter will feature stories and events that bring together scholars, practitioners, and students of Black sacred music at Yale.