In Brief


November 16, 2023

Deborah Dyett Desir elected President of American College of Rheumatology

Desir, who was inducted as president of ACR on Nov. 14, is the organization’s first African American president, and its first woman of color in the role.

November 14, 2023

YSM’s Deborah Proctor wins Veteran Community Service Award

The award is presented annually to a veteran of the United States Armed Forces who has shown a selfless commitment to community and public service.

November 14, 2023

Sang Taek Kim returns to YSM to lead Immunotherapy Adverse Events Program

A physician-scientist and alumnus of the Yale School of Medicine, Kim is interested in the autoimmune complications induced by cancer immunotherapy.

November 6, 2023

Officer Gabrielle Cotto receives Life Saving Award

Yale Police Officer Cotto, along with three officers from Yale New Haven Hospital, were recently recognized by YNHH Protective Services for heroism.

November 6, 2023

Yale faculty present honor lectures at annual CHEST meeting

Two leaders from the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine were honored at this year’s American College of Chest Physicians meeting in Hawaii.

October 24, 2023

Shruti Puri wins APS award in quantum computing

Puri was recognized with the American Physics Society’s premier early career award in the field of quantum information for her work on quantum noise correction.

October 23, 2023

Phillip Atiba Solomon receives 2023 Career Trajectory Award

Solomon was recognized by Society of Experimental Social Psychology for “scientific contributions made in the early-to-mid stages of a research career.”

October 23, 2023

National Academy of Medicine elects new members from Yale

Yale’s Susan J. Baserga, Gail D’Onofrio, and Emily Ai-hua Wang were recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

October 23, 2023

Yale Society of Women Engineers wins top international awards

The Yale chapter of the Society of Women Engineers was recently recognized with its Silver Mission Award and a Best Practice Award in Communication.

October 23, 2023

For materials research, Mengxia Liu wins Packard Fellowship

Liu was awarded the fellowship for research that aims to get a better understanding of how materials behave in actual devices.