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Gay, bisexual men face greater psychological risk in repressive countries

November 15, 2021

A new Yale-led study traces the effects of country-level stigma on the mental health of gay and bisexual men in Europe by examining their geographical mobility.

Less restrictive health laws linked to higher HPV vaccination rates

November 15, 2021

Allowing adolescents to consent for the HPV vaccine without parental involvement could improve vaccination rates in teens, a new Yale study suggests.

Albert Ko recognized for commitment, scientific approach to public health

November 10, 2021

A newly endowed YSPH professorship was inspired by faculty member Albert Ko’s expertise and leadership as co-chair of the Reopening Connecticut Advisory Group.

Yale Nursing co-hosts international climate conference

November 10, 2021

Held online on Oct. 28, the conference highlighted student research focused on mitigating the effects of climate change and creating a net-zero carbon future.

Immune system early responder can combat COVID-19

November 10, 2021

A new Yale study finds a promising COVID-19 treatment in a simple, easy-to-manufacture molecule that jumpstarts the immune system’s response to viral infection.

Nursing students cheer cohort’s first big milestone

November 9, 2021

YSN’s latest class of prespecialty students celebrated their successful completion of nursing certificate requirements and entry into the M.S.N. program.

Counties with more mental health issues faced higher COVID-19 burden

November 8, 2021

The YSPH findings help justify recent calls for mental health interventions to quell the spread of COVID-19 and improve health outcomes across U.S. communities.

Summer internship leads to published paper for YSPH graduate

November 8, 2021

Research co-authored by U.S. Army veterinary officer Andrew Chambers ’21 M.P.H. helps leaders identify especially vulnerable populations in pandemics.

School of Medicine launches pilot student mental health & wellness program

November 5, 2021

The program will embed short-term individual therapy resources within YSM, including consultation and counseling in a clinical or wellness setting.

What’s the difference between COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and effectiveness?

November 5, 2021

For researchers studying COVID-19 vaccines, the primary difference between the words “efficacy” and “effectiveness” is really the setting.