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Did you get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine? Your booster is coming

October 18, 2021

Yale Medicine experts share seven things you need to know about J&J’s booster, and why the single-dose vaccine is still an important tool in fighting...

Nunez-Smith is elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 18, 2021

Yale School of Medicine’s Marcella Nunez-Smith has been elected to NAM for notable contributions to health equity that have been distinguished nationally.

Yale and NKUA partner to advance environmental science and public health

October 18, 2021

Yale’s international partnership with the National Kapodistrian University of Athens will work to address global environmental threats to public health.

Brain health: Changing the state of mental health education and stigma

October 18, 2021

Two Yale alumni are working to improve adolescents’ access to mental health support and resources with Brain Health Bootcamp, an online educational program.

Actor’s gift helps raise curtain on Yale’s HAPPY Initiative

October 18, 2021

The YSPH-led humanities, arts, and public health practice initiative counts Tony award-winning actor and producer Michael Shulman ’04 as its first major donor.

Addressing gender identity biases in electronic health record systems

October 15, 2021

A team of transgender researchers, led by YSM postdoctoral researcher Clair Kronk, are working to better represent patients’ gender identities in EHR systems.

Exploring the future of heart health for women

October 15, 2021

Yale cardiologists and WHRY director Carolyn Mazure discuss the state of caring for women’s heart health and how to improve health outcomes for women.

YSPH alumna Shoshanna Goldin tackling pandemic preparedness

October 13, 2021

Goldin M.P.H. ’17, a technical officer at the World Health Organization, develops tools to assess countries’ preparedness for COVID-19 and influenza.

Genetic kidney disorder reversible in preclinical models, Yale study finds

October 12, 2021

Using gene therapy in mice, Yale researchers were able to reverse the damage caused by ADPKD, an inherited disease that causes cysts to develop in kidneys.

Using electronic health records to predict physician departure

October 12, 2021

Hoping to reduce costly and disruptive physician turnovers, a new Yale study examines electronic health record use to identify providers at risk of leaving.