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.
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.
U.S. Surgeon General Among Slate of Upcoming Milbank Lecturers at YSPH
The Yale School of Public Health’s Milbank Lecture Series continues this fall with a distinguished speaker with local ties and a national standing. On September 16, Yale alumnus and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy will deliver remarks at 11:30 a.m. in Winslow Auditorium.
An Invitation to the Yale Alumni Health Network’s Premier Event: Dean Kamen on “A Visionary’s Vision of the Future of Medicine,” Jan. 15 at the Yale Club of NYC
Dean Kamen – inventor, entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for science and technology – will speak on the future of medicine at the Yale Club of New York City on Wednesday, January 15.
Dorothy Horstmann, MD, and Current Women Faculty Are Celebrated at Unveiling of Aperture 2
Faculty, students, and staff celebrated the achievements of women faculty on November 20 at the unveiling of an oil portrait of the late Dorothy Horstmann, MD, and the opening of Aperture 2: Portraits of Women Faculty in Medicine.
"Aperture 2: Portraits of Women Faculty in Medicine," and Dorothy Horstmann Portrait, Will Be Dedicated on Wednesday, Nov. 20
Come to a reception celebrating "Aperture 2: Portraits of Women Faculty in Medicine." This event opens the second part of a series of photographic portraits of women faculty on display on the second floor of Sterling Hall of Medicine. At this time, the portrait of Dorothy Horstmann, MD will be unveiled. A noted epidemiologist whose work on the poliovirus laid the groundwork for the development of a vaccine, in 1961 Dr. Horstmann became the first woman at the School of Medicine to earn tenure as a full professor.
Ensler to Give Keynote Speech at Women's Mental Health Conference at Yale on Oct. 25
Playwright, activist, performer, and feminist Eve Ensler, best known for her play “The Vagina Monologues,” will be the keynote speaker at the first Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale to be held Friday, October 25, 2019, at Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St.
Landmark Conference Sept. 26-27 at Yale Law School: "The Affordable Care Act at 10: History, Legacy, Challenges"
This unprecedented gathering will reflect on the policy, legal, and political advances and challenges that a decade of the Affordable Care Act has brought us. We will gather the leading scholars and some of the most important players involved in the Affordable Care Act's passage and implementation, including former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Solicitors General Donald Verrilli and Paul Clement, and many others.
HAVEN Free Clinic ¡ANDA! 5K Run/Walk: Sunday Morning, Oct. 6, in New Haven’s Edgewood Park
The student-run HAVEN Free Clinic is hosting its sixth annual ¡ANDA! 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 6th at Edgewood Park in New Haven. The goal is to raise $25,000 to support clinic operations, to enable HAVEN to provide quality, comprehensive care to patients in New Haven.