YSPH Media Guide

Faculty Specialties and Areas of Expertise

SpecialtyKeywordName
ACA (Affordable Care Act)Susan Busch
Zack Cooper
Amy Davidoff
African sleeping sickness (trypanosoma)

Serap Aksoy
Geoffrey Attardo
Christian Tschudi
Brian Weiss

Aging

Becca Levy

Joan Monin
Peter Peduzzi

Alcohol and cancerVasilis Vasiliou
Antibiotic resistanceTed Cohen
Melinda Pettigrew
Artificial turfVasilis Vasiliou

Asthma

Michael Bracken

Andrew DeWan

Janneane Gent

Babesiosis

Peter Krause

Big dataMichael Kane

Cancer and exercise

Melinda Irwin

Cancer and nutrition

Brenda Cartmel

Haiqun Lin

Cancer epidemiology

Elizabeth Claus

Robert Dubrow

Melinda Irwin

Beth Jones

Shiyi Wang

Daniel Zelterman

Yawei Zhang

Cancer etiology

Harvey Risch

Cancer prevention

Brenda Cartmel

Harvey Risch

Cardiovascular diseaseJudith Lichtman
ChikungunyaDurland Fish

Child health

Michael Bracken
Sten Vermund

Heping Zhang

Circadian rhythms and health

Yong Zhu

Climate ChangeRobert Dubrow
Clinical trials

Maria Ciarleglio
Jim Dziura
Peter Peduzzi

Diabetes (Type 2)

Anita Wang

Catherine Yeckel

Diet and nutrition

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Debbie Humphries

Diet and physical activity

Catherine Yeckel

Disease outbreaks

Robert Heimer

Disease mapping

Durland Fish
Ted Holford

Disease modeling

Ted Cohen
Forrest Crawford
Alison Galvani
A. David Paltiel
Virgina Pitzer
Jeffrey Townsend
Dan Weinberger
Reza Yaesoubi

Ebola

Alison Galvani

Enteric diseasesrotavirus, typhoidVirginia Pitzer

Environmental exposure and health

asthma, chronic disease, lead, pollution, UV radiation, cancer

Andrew DeWan
Nicole Deziel
Theodore Holford
Caroline Johnson
Brian Leaderer
Vasilis Vasiliou
Josh Warren
Yawei Zhang

Environmental and industrial toxicology

Jonathan Borak

Gary Ginsberg

FrackingNicole Deziel

Gene expression

Haiqun Lin

Genes and the environment

Elizabeth Claus

Josephine Hoh

Xiaomei Ma

Yawei Zhang

Yong Zhu

Genomics

Serap Aksoy

Michael Bracken

Elizabeth Claus

Andrew DeWan

Josephine Hoh

Ning Sun

Anita Wang

Heping Zhang

Hongyu Zhao

Yong Zhu

Global health

Robert Dubrow

Kaveh Khoshnood

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
Sten Vermund

Health and economics

poverty, disparities, China, tobacco

Xi Chen
Zack Cooper
Abigail Friedman
Jody Sindelar

Health and government regulations

pharmaceutical industry

Robert Makuch

Health and human rights

Kaveh Khoshnood

Health care financing

Susan Busch

Health care quality

Paul Cleary

Ingrid Nembhard

Health care management and quality improvement

Howard Forman
Ingrid Nembhard

Health disparities

Medicaid, nutrition, outcomes

Jeannette Ickovics
Beth Jones

Chima Ndumele
Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Health insurance


Zack Cooper
Mark Schlesinger

Health psychology

Lauretta Grau

Becca Levy
Reza Yaesoubi

Health services and policy

Leslie Curry

Heart disease

Judith Lichtman

Heroin/opiods/overdose preventionLauretta Grau
Robert Heimer
Hepatitis CRobert Heimer
Fatma Shebl

HIV/AIDS

Center for Interdisciplinary Research at Yale

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Paul Cleary
Ted Cohen
Luke Davis
Gregg Gonsalves
Robert Heimer
Jeannette Ickovics
Trace Kershaw
Linda Niccolai
John Pachankis
A. David Paltiel
Sten Vermund

HIV prevention

Robert Dubrow

Trace Kershaw
John Pachankis

Housing and neighborhoodsDanya Keene
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)Linda Niccolai

Indoor air quality

Brian Leaderer

Infectious disease epidemiology

Kaveh Khoshnood
Albert Ko

Infectious diseases and infants, children and adolescents

Melinda Pettigrew

Dan Weinberger

Influenza

vaccination

Alison Galvani

Dan Weinberger

Injection drug use

Robert Heimer

Kaveh Khoshnood

Linda Niccolai

Insect symbiosis

Serap Aksoy

Leishmaniasis

sand-fly

Diane McMahon-Pratt

LeptospirosisAlbert Ko

Leukemia

Xiaomei Ma

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT)John Pachankis

Lyme disease

ticks

Durland Fish
Peter Krause

Malaria

mosquitoes

Sunil Parikh

Marijuana    Vasilis Vasiliou
Maternal and child healthnutrition, breastfeeding

Nicola Hawley
Anne Marie Jukic
Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Meningiomas

brain tumors

Elizabeth Claus

Mental health issues (addiction, eating disorders, access to treatment)

Susan Busch

Mayur Desai

Marney White

MetabolomicsCaroline Johnson
Vasilis Vasiliou

Nutritional epidemiology

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Nutrition and disease

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
Debbie Humphries

Obesity

Nicola Hawley
Jeannette Ickovics

Melinda Irwin

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla

Catherine Yeckel

Perinatal epidemiology

Michael Bracken

PneumococcusDan Weinberger

Psychosocial epidemiology

Becca Levy

Joan Monin

Public opinion and health

Mark Schlesinger

Refugee health


Kaveh Khoshnood
Reproductive health

Jeannette Ickovics
Anne Marie Jukic

Trace Kershaw

SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome)

Alison Galvani

Sexually transmitted diseases and prevention

STDs

Nadia Abdala

Jeannette Ickovics

Trace Kershaw

Linda Niccolai

Melinda Pettigrew

Smoking and e-cigarettes

cessation, taxes

Abigail Friedman
Jody Sindelar

Social networking effects

    
Trace Kershaw

Stroke

Judith Lichtman

Substance abuse

Robert Heimer
Jody Sindelar

Heping Zhang

Survival analysis

Alison Galvani

Steven Ma

Daniel Zelterman

Syringe exchange

needle exchange

Lauretta Grau

Robert Heimer

Kaveh Khoshnood 

TanningBrenda Cartmel
Leah Ferrucci

Toxic exposure

Caroline Johnson

Vasilis Vasiliou

Yawei Zhang

TuberculosisTed Cohen
Luke Davis
Urban diseasescholera, leptospirosis, dengue,Albert Ko
Urban violenceKaveh Khoshnood

Water pollution

Vasilis Vasiliou

West Nile virus

mosquitoes

Durland Fish

Women’s behavioral health

Ralitza Gueorguieva

Melinda Irwin

Women’s reproductive health

Jeannette Ickovics
Anne Marie Jukic

Trace Kershaw

VaccinesLinda Niccolai
Jason Schwartz
Dan Weinberger
ZikaAlbert Ko

Zoonotic diseases

Serap Aksoy

Albert Ko

Durland Fish

Diane McMahon-Pratt

Leonard Munstermann

Christian Tschudi

Michael Greenwood
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