Olive oil’s health benefits explored at Yale School of Public Health symposium
Yale’s Olive Oil and Health symposium drew a deeply invested group to New Haven this month—chefs, growers, importers, scientists, associations of producers, entrepreneurs and business people—to celebrate this amazing fruit juice and begin mapping out a new olive institute at the Yale School of Public Health.
Experts Convene to Discuss Improving Reproducible Research Practices for Schools of Public Health
It is estimated that more than $200 billion is spent on biomedical research every year. The return on that investment is too low, agree a group of experts who gathered at the Yale School of Public Health to discuss reproducibility and transparency in research last week.
Festschrift Honors Career, Contributions of Lawrence Marks
A prestigious group of scholars gathered at the Yale School of Public Health on April 5 to honor the career of Lawrence Marks, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in Environmental Health Sciences. After more than five decades, Marks is retiring from the Yale School of Public Health and the John B. Pierce Laboratory, where he is both director and fellow emeritus.
The Risks of Lifetime Environmental Exposures Explored at YSPH Model
All of us live in a “soup” of environmental exposures—chemical substances as ubiquitous as smoke, radon gas, processed foods, lead and the chemical treatments found in clothing and furniture, as well as exposures from the microbiome and societal stressors.
HBO Documentary on Alcoholism Previewed at Yale School of Public Health
Alcohol is woven into the fabric of American life. It is used to socialize, celebrate and relax. But for many, alcohol use comes with a steep price. The misuse of alcohol and drugs cost the United States $442 billion a year and close to 21 million people in the live with a substance use disorder.
YSPH To Host Advance Screening of Risky Drinking, Documentary on the Dangers of Alcohol Abuse
An advance screening of Risky Drinking, a soon-to-be-released documentary on the dangers of alcohol abuse, followed by a panel discussion, will be held at the Yale School of Public Health on November 17. In time to mark the annual Harvard-Yale football game that will take place at Harvard Stadium on November 19, the film will also be screened at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health on November 16.
Climate Change and Health Initiative Symposium to Feature Former NASA Scientist
The Yale School of Public Health’s newly formed Climate Change and Health Initiative will hold its first symposium on Friday, April 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Winslow Auditorium at the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health building at 60 College Street.
Senator Blumenthal Calls for Approval of Budget Request to Study Health Consequences of Crumb Rubber Turf Fields – Press Conference Held at the Yale School of Public Health
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut held a press conference on Wednesday at the Yale School of Public Health calling for full funding of President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget request for $1 million to help determine whether exposure to crumb rubber surfaces made from scrap tires poses a health risk.
American Heart Association’s Clinical Research Prize awarded to Yale outcomes research pioneer Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D.
The American Heart Association has awarded its Clinical Research Prize to Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., FAHA, the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine and the director of Yale School of Medicine’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation.
Seventh Annual Yale Day of Data on Friday, Dec. 6
The 2019 Yale Day of Data centers on the theme of Data Privacy, which emphasizes the challenges of balancing abundant information and openness in research with concerns about privacy and surveillance. It will be held at Yale Law School on December 6.
Senator Murphy Defends Gains, Promotes Expanded Health Care at YSPH Lecture
In a visit to the Yale School of Public Health on Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy defended the Affordable Care Act and spoke about “buttressing” its gains with new legislation that makes Medicare directly available to every citizen.