In Brief


October 12, 2020

Fisher named first winner of 2020 CT ACP Female Physician Leadership Award

The inaugural American College of Physicians Connecticut Chapter Female Physician Leadership Award goes to Professor Emeritus of Medicine Dr. Rosemarie Fisher.

October 12, 2020

Two from Yale are named Allen Distinguished Investigators

YSM’s Megan C. King and Simon Mochrie are among eight scientists recognized by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a division of the Allen Institute.

October 7, 2020

Springer receives grant to study opioid addiction and HIV prevention

YSM’s Dr. Sandra Springer will receive $11.5 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study community-based services for the recently incarcerated.

October 6, 2020

Planetary scientist wins early career award

Juan Manuel Lora, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has won the Ronald Greeley Early Career Award.

September 30, 2020

YSM recognized as FARE Clinical Care Center of Distinction

Yale School of Medicine's Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Division received the honor from Food Allergy Research & Education.

September 28, 2020

Maruyama, Lesher elected fellows by the American Physical Society

Yale associate professor of physics Reina Maruyama and Yale Presidential Visiting Scholar Shelly Lesher are new fellows of the society.

September 28, 2020

Hazel Carby nominated for Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Carby is the Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Professor Emeritus of American Studies.

September 25, 2020

Desir elected as American College of Rheumatology secretary

Yale rheumatologist Dr. Deborah Dyett Desir begins her five year term in November.

September 1, 2020

Dr. James Boyer wins International Recognition Award for liver work

Boyer received the International Recognition Award from the European Association for the Study of the Liver at the 2020 Digital International Liver Congress.

September 1, 2020

Anjelica Gonzalez named Tsai CITY faculty director

Gonzalez will succeed inaugural faculty director Peter Schulam. Her term begins Sept. 1.