Donor Eases Burden for Policy Students
When Naya Kehayes, M.P.H. ’93, learned she had been accepted by the Yale School of Public Health, she was recovering from reconstructive surgery for a connective tissue problem.
Helping Latin America Through Summer Internships
Eduardo Braniff ’93 BA did not attend the Yale School of Public Health and does not work in a health-related field. But the Yale College graduate is aware of ongoing public health issues in his native Mexico and is convinced that current research by Yale faculty and students has the potential to make a difference.
The LeBouvier/McCollum Scholarship
The Value of Public Health
John Mayer, ’73 BA, studied the humanities as an undergraduate, went on to obtain a law degree, and spent most of his career in electronics manufacturing. He recently donated funds that will be used to create the John G Mayer and Teresa Shyu Scholarship Fund at the Yale School of Public Health.
A Helping Hand
When Viola Spinelli ’65 MPH graduated from the Yale School of Public Health in 1965, it was the start of a decades-long career in health care capped by a term as senior vice president of Bridgeport Hospital.
Tina’s Wish Lives on at Yale
When Tina L. Brozman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2005, she wished that an early detection system could be developed so that other women might be spared what she went through.
Reducing the Burden of Student Debt
When Robert Steele ’71 MPH, ’75 Ph.D. graduated from the Yale School of Public Health more than thirty years ago, a combination of federal and Yale-based student aid allowed him to receive his diploma debt free.
Learning About Global Health Through Global Travel
As a student in the late 1960s, Richard Skolnik '72 BA traveled to a small village in the Philippines to teach science and biology. The year–long internship left a lasting impression upon Skolnik, who returned to earn his bachelor’s in 1972.
Dean’s Support of Cancer Research Has Personal Inspiration
Dean Paul Cleary knows well the tremendous potential of the cancer research underway at the Yale School of Public Health, in addition to the terrible toll that cancer continues to take.
Donor pays tribute to father with public health scholarship
“Public health is near and dear to my heart,” said Sterling Brinkley Jr., ’74 BA, who funded a new scholarship for M.P.H. students at the School of Public Health as a tribute to his father.
Groundbreaking Researcher Gives Back
Dr. William Prusoff’s work at Yale University dated back to the Eisenhower administration. During his distinguished career, he synthesized the first antiviral compound approved by the FDA for use in humans and developed a breakthrough drug that slowed the advance of HIV.
A Meeting in Dubai, Conversations about Public Health and a Donation to the School
H. Husnu Okvuran '94 BA attributes his decision to donate to the Yale School of Public Health in part to a recent meeting he had in Dubai with a senior member of the school’s faculty.
Alumna Gives Back to Yale and to New Haven
When Deborah Rose ’72 BA, ’
77 MPH, ’89 Ph.D. came to Yale as an undergraduate in the late 1960s, she spent her first summer working in the Hill, Dixwell, and Fair Haven neighborhoods. This experience became the basis of a lifelong commitment to health equity and community improvement.