Thyroid Cancer, Genetic Variations, and Cell Phones Linked in New Yale School of Public Health Study
Radiation from cell phones is associated with higher rates of thyroid cancer among people with genetic variations in specific genes, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- January 14, 2020
A third member of the Yale School of Public Health’s Modeling Unit has received a prestigious federal innovation award, bolstering the unit’s position as an international leader in modeling science in the field of public health.
- January 07, 2020
Hongyu Zhao was recently presented the Pao-Lu Hsu Prize at the 11th International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) conference in Hangzhou, China.
- December 11, 2019
You probably have it in your cabinet right now: a bottle of olive oil. Whether you use it as a dressing or a marinade, there are multiple health benefits associated with the cooking staple. Dr. Tassos Kyriakides, an associate research scientist with Yale School of Public Health, along with other researchers, recently hosted a symposium in Delphi, Greece to explore the many human and planetary benefits that can be derived from the olive tree and its products.
- November 29, 2019
The Yale School of Public Health proudly welcomes 13 new tenure track faculty this academic year. These individuals bring a broad range of research, scholarship, and teaching expertise to the school and will be instrumental in helping us address many of the public health challenges of the 21st century. Today we spotlight, Laura Forastiere, assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics. Forastiere has a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Florence, Italy (2015), and a M.S. in computer science from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Italy (2011). After earning her Ph.D., she was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Statistics at Harvard University and then in the Yale Institute for Network Science. Forastiere is also affiliated with the Yale Institute for Global Health, the Yale Institute for Network Science and the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science.
- November 22, 2019
Today we spotlight, Leying Guan, assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics. Guan has a Ph.D. in statistics from Stanford University (2019) and a B.S. in mathematics and physics from Tsinghua University (2014).
- November 08, 2019
Today we spotlight, Yize Zhao, assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics. Zhao has a Ph.D. in biostatistics from Emory University (2014) and a B.S. in statistics from Zhejiang University (2010). She did her postdoctoral training at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to Yale, Zhao was an assistant professor in biostatistics at Cornell University’s Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also affiliated with the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences.
- October 18, 2019
Today we spotlight, Robert McDougal, assistant professor in the Health Informatics Division of the Department of Biostatistics.
- October 09, 2019
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) faculty William C. Becker, MD, associate professor (general internal medicine); Susan Crowley, MD, FASN, professor of medicine (nephrology); and Alicia Heapy, PhD; associate professor of psychiatry; teamed with Yale School of Public Health’s (YSPH) Denise Esserman, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics, were recently awarded a grant for their project, “Video-Telecare Collaborative Pain Management to Improve Function and Reduce Opioid Risk in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease Receiving Hemodialysis” through The Helping to End Addiction Long-term, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.
- October 04, 2019
Today we spotlight, Fan Li, assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics.