Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Nicole Deziel is testing air and water samples in the Appalachian Basin for harmful chemicals in response to a surge in fracking activity in the area.
- June 24, 2019
Two new training programs led by the Yale School of Public Health brought Chinese hospital officials, clinicians and research scientists from 18 children’s hospitals to campus this month to learn more about the field of public health, hospital medicine and healthcare management.
- June 20, 2019
Yale and MIT Researchers Studying Water Quality and Oil and Gas Drilling in Ohio’s Appalachian Basin
Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), Yale Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be testing drinking water samples and conducting interviews from approximately 200 households in Belmont and Monroe Counties in Ohio this summer.
- June 20, 2019
Girls born to mothers who frequently used acetaminophen while pregnant may be more likely to be overweight at age 11 years compared with girls whose mothers did not use acetaminophen while pregnant, according to findings published in Obesity.
- May 15, 2019
After a year of researching barriers to primary health care on a Fulbright Scholarship with the Ministry of Health, Samoan Californian Trevor Anesi is going back to the United States to continue his medical training. He said being in Samoa meant he met family he'd never met before, a deeper connection with his roots, and importantly: a chance to see his own people in leadership roles: a not so common sight in his home of the USA.
- January 25, 2019
Each Friday the Yale School of Public Health will feature a short Q&A with a new faculty member. Today we spotlight Zeyan Liew, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.
- March 30, 2018
Ohio communities with high levels of fracking activity had 20 percent higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea.
- March 26, 2018
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have discovered that the rates of two major sexually transmitted infections (STIs), gonorrhea and chlamydia, are 21% and 19% higher, respectively, in Ohio counties with high shale gas activity ("fracking"), compared to counties without any fracking. Rates of a third STI, syphilis, were not elevated.
- January 17, 2018
Nicole Deziel, M.H.S., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Her research focuses on exposure to environmental toxins and the possible health consequences associated hydraulic fracturing.
- January 08, 2018
Tackling Asthma’s Genetic Causes May Yield New Therapies and ID Higher-risk Patients, Yale Study Says
More insight into the genetic causes of asthma may open new therapeutic avenues and help identify people at higher risk of developing the disease, say researchers at the Yale School of Public Health.