Report from the Field: 3rd Annual Meeting Antigua Guatemala 2019
The Global Research on Implementation and Translation Science (GRIT) is a consortium of researchers that support late stage phase 4 translational research Hypertension Outcomes for T4 Research in Lower Middle-Income Countries (Hy-TREC) and the Translation Research Capacity Building Initiative in Low Middle-Income Countries (TREIN). They held their third biannual consortium work meeting in Guatemala City and Antigua, Guatemala from September 5th to September 7th, 2019.
New Faculty Friday: Ashley Hagaman, methodologist, motorcyclist, Nepali speaker
Today we spotlight Ashley Hagaman, assistant professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hagaman has a Ph.D. in medical anthropology and global health from Arizona State University (2017) and an M.P.H. in global health from Emory University (2012). She earned a B.S. in neuroscience from the University of Michigan in 2008. Hagaman holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Anthropology and will be working with the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS).
National Academy of Medicine Elects Six Yale Faculty Members
Six Yale School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The six are among 100 new members elected by the organization to receive the honor, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.
Implementation Science: Putting Important Discoveries to Their Best Use
Scientific innovations are created every day, but how do we ensure that they are used efficiently and reach the people who need them most? David Chambers, DPhil, deputy director for implementation science in the Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute, tackled that question during his June 25 grand rounds lecture titled “Advancing the Science of Implementation in Cancer Control: An NCI Perspective."
Second Annual ESSENCE Meeting
Participants at the ESSENCE (Enabling translation of Science to Service to Enhance Depression CarE) second annual meeting in Bhopal, India for three days. The main goal of ESSENCE is to identify the most cost-effective strategies to best integrate better mental health care that will improve outcomes of persons with moderate to severe depression attending routine primary health care facilities in Madhya Pradesh, India; February 24-26, 2019.
Antiretroviral Therapy Crucial in Preventing non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, YSPH Study Reinforces
A research team led by the Yale School of Public Health has found that for people living with HIV/AIDS, both recent immunosuppression and prolonged HIV viremia play important and independent roles in the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) Workshop, Feb. 17-22, 2019
Donna Spiegelman joined her colleagues for the “Statistical Analysis of Large Administrative Health Databases: Emerging Challenges and Strategies” workshop from Feb. 17- Feb. 22, 2019. Hosted by Banff International Research Station for mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS).
Researchers Warn of Problems Using Mobile Technologies in Public Health Care
Many health care providers in remote locations around the world are actively using newer mobile technologies like text messaging and fingerprint identification to deliver important services and timely information to their patients.