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.
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.
2020 Day of Instrumentation on Jan. 24: Invitation to Register
Registration is open for the second annual Yale Day of Instrumentation on January 24, 2020. For more information and to register, please visit: https://instrumentation.yale.edu The goals of this event are to: Continue to develop the campus community around instrumentation development at Yale Update the community on recent developments and next steps Seek input from the campus community on the needs and next steps in the instrumentation initiative at Yale The day-long event will consist of plenary talks in the morning and working groups in the afternoon. The goal is to understand better and collect your ideas for how instrumentation and technology development can best support the research mission of Yale.
Save the Dates: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience Two-day Symposium: "Cell Biology of Parkinson's Disease Genes" on April 28-29
The Kavli Institute for Neuroscience is organizing a two-day symposium, "Cell Biology of Parkinson’s Disease Genes," April 28-29, 2020. Registration required by the February 25, 2020.