YSPH Alumni Spotlights
Shadrack Frimpong is one of six recipients of the annual award, given to advocates and activists for social change who are under 30. The awards were presented Sept. 12 in Louisville, Ky.
- August 28, 2019
When Shadrack Frimpong was awarded a President’s Engagement Prize from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015, the 23-year old thought he was putting his life on hold. Armed with a three-year, $150,000 grant, he, instead, found his life’s purpose.
- August 13, 2019
Alumna Yuna Lee is now an assistant professor of health policy at Columbia University.
- August 08, 2019
YSPH Alum Katherine Walter writes about ebola and health equity.
- July 02, 2019
Mayur Desai, an associate professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, has been appointed as the Yale School of Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- June 12, 2019
Marina Marmolejo has made homelessness her mission.
- May 21, 2019
Members of the Yale School of Public Health's 2019 graduating class were encouraged to follow their hearts, take chances and use their newly acquired knowledge to tackle the pressing public health problems in today's world.
- April 30, 2019
Byron Kennedy, Director of Health for the New Haven Health Department, describes how his YSPH education trained him to collaborate with local agencies and departments to build healthier communities.
- April 30, 2019
Realizing a need to bring more attention to first responder mental health, and with an existing interest in the dramatic arts, YSPH student Taiga Christie decided to incorporate the struggles of emergency workers into a play that would eventually serve as her master’s thesis.
- March 20, 2019
Heather Fowler cares deeply about the health of animals and humans. Her master’s degree in public health has been instrumental in her leadership role at the National Pork Board where she advises pig farmers and discusses food safety at events and conferences.