The Yale School of Public Health is actively working on many of today’s most pressing health issues. Research includes HIV/AIDS, air pollution and respiratory health, insect-borne diseases, health disparities, cancer epidemiology, global health systems, chronic diseases and genomics, among many others. Advances in these areas help to improve the lives of people locally, nationally and worldwide.

Climate Change

Economic progress in many developing countries is often accompanied by increased air pollution and this, in turn, is contributing to higher levels of depression.



YSPH researchers find that banning e-cigarette sales to minors spurs conventional smoking.


Genetic research

Our researchers have narrowed the search for the gene or genes associated with inherited susceptibility to a malignant brain cancer known as a glioma to a region on chromosome 17.

Aging - Alzheimers

Healthy Aging

Negative beliefs about aging predict Alzheimer’s disease in Yale-led study.

CIRA 90/90/90


The New England HIV Implementation Science Network’s third annual symposium had a clear message that was cited throughout the day: 90-90-90. Getting to zero.


Hydraulic Fracturing

Study Identifies Toxins in Fracking Fluids and Wastewater.

LGBT Health

LGBT Health advances

City Life Poses Health Risks for Gay, Bisexual Men Fleeing Hometowns.

Medicaid Reform

Medicaid Reform component

State Access Standards do Little to Improve Access to Specialists in Medicaid.

Opioid - Governor

Opioid Advocacy

YSPH experts join the State of Connecticut's fight against the opioid epidemic.


Tick-borne Diseases

Yale researchers have discovered a new tick-borne disease that is caused by a bacterium that is related to the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease.

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Vaccine Effectiveness

Yale team uses Google analytical tool to gauge vaccine effectiveness.



YSPH researchers are at the forefront of the race against the global Zika epidemic that started in Brazil.