Three senior professors who made substantial contributions to their scientific fields and provided many years of service and leadership at the Yale School of Public Health are retiring on July 1.
- June 29, 2020Source: NIH Office of Disease Prevention
Dr. Fan Li has been invited to present on the stepped wedge cluster randomized design at the NIH Office of Disease Prevention's "Methods: Mind the Gap" webinar series.
- June 16, 2020
CIRA Welcomes Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez as Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Research Methods CoreSource: Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)
Effective June 1, 2020, CIRA welcomed Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez as Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core within CIRA.
- June 12, 2020
Bilateral Forum on International Public Health Policy Research Directions between Yale and Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversitySource: Yale and the World
A Bilateral Forum on International Public Health Policy Research Directions was held on May 23, 2020. The forum took place at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and included Yale participants by videoconference. Paul D. Cleary, the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Health Policy at the Yale School of Public Health and Director of SJTU-Yale Joint Center for Health Policy delivered closing remarks. He drew attention to the importance of increasing information exchanges between countries to jointly fight the COVID-19 pandemic as well as prepare for future global public health challenges. He noted that “sharing information openly about how infectious diseases spread as well as the strengths and limitations of different containment and mitigation strategies will be essential for more effectively addressing future outbreaks, as well as for continuing to address the current pandemic.”
- June 11, 2020Source: Anchor.fm
Scientific Sense | Conversation with Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale University.
- June 06, 2020
Sophisticated mathematical modeling and quantitative science were the topics of the fourth virtual Dean’s Workshop on the COVID-19 pandemic, held May 21, 2020.
- June 01, 2020
A team of student and faculty investigators at Yale University has devised a new method for calculating COVID-19 fatality rates in the United States that it says will better guide the country through its reopening, and more accurately drive health care policy decisions regarding the pandemic. Fatality rates have been difficult to calculate in regions without extensive testing due to many infected individuals not being detected.
- May 04, 2020Source: Yale News
In episode #3 of the Schwarzman Center web series, One, Taiga Christie interviews Tanya Yajnik and Yuwen Qiu about their recent collaboration, Agora Good Life, an energy-focused wellness app that is set to launch this summer. Yajnik and Qiu explain how their intersecting interests in arts and public health research inspired the app’s development. Yajnik, a skilled musician, concludes the segment with an aria from her spring recital that was postponed due to physical distancing.
- April 07, 2020
Dr. Donna Spiegelman is the Director of the New MS and PhD Biostatistics specialization in "Implementation and Prevention Science Methods" at the Yale School of Public Health
We have recently developed a specialization in ”Implementation and Prevention Science Methods” that all MS and PhD Biostatistics students matriculating this fall will be able to choose. If you plan to attend Yale you will be able to choose this specialization or the regular Biostatistics curriculum. You will have until the beginning of the spring term to decide which specialization you wish to follow. To help you make this decision there will be information sessions on the MS and PhD programs during the fall term with the Director of this specialization, Dr. Donna Spiegelman.
- April 02, 2020
Travel bans, screenings and lockdown procedures were effective in slowing early global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), but these measures alone were inadequate to contain the epidemic, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.