Latest News in Biostatistics
Heping Zhang, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health, has been selected to give the prestigious 2022 Neyman Memorial Lecture by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics – one of the highest honors in statistical societies.
- May 10, 2021
The program will be based within YSM at the Center for Biomedical Data Science, part of a growing data science hub at Yale University.
- May 03, 2021
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) Welcomes New Members, Drs. Debbie Humphries, Christine Simon, and Junhan Fang
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) welcomes two new associate faculty members, Drs. Debbie Humphries and Christine L. Simon, and a new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Junhan Fang. Their arrival reflects CMIPS’ ongoing efforts to foster a multidisciplinary network of researchers dedicated to developing and disseminating innovative methodological approaches to increasing the uptake and implementation of effective public health interventions.
- April 14, 2021
COVID-19 tests provide crucial clues about how to fight coronavirus, but they’ve fallen in Washington stateSource: The Seattle Times
Coronavirus testing got off to a disastrous start last year, putting the nation in a position of playing catch-up to the pandemic.
- April 06, 2021Source: YaleNews
A new Yale study digs into the data on how physicians are using EHRs, including how time spent using the systems differs by specialty, and what these findings reveal about how the technology can be improved.
- April 01, 2021
Yale researcher Rohan Khera, MD, MS, has received a K23 career development grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
- March 26, 2021
The Yale Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science Launches Its Global Mental Health Promotion Program, Led by Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, with an Inaugural Lecture by Dr. Vikram Patel
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) is launching its Global Mental Health Promotion (GMHP) Program to help bridge the gap between knowledge and practice in mental health promotion, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there is ample evidence for the effectiveness of various interventions for common mental disorders, access to and availability of these interventions remain low. Up to 65% of people in LMICs suffering from mental disorders do not get treatment.
- March 24, 2021
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, in a pair of complementary studies, investigated eating disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan war-era veterans, a group thought to be at high risk for the disorders.
- March 15, 2021
Yale CMIPS Affiliate Dr. Jeremy Schwartz and Director Dr. Donna Spiegelman Join New Project to Improve CVD Care for Ugandans Living with HIV
Yale faculty members Drs. Donna Spiegelman, Raul Hernandez-Ramirez, Drew Cameron, and Jeremy Schwartz at Yale’s Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science— along with Drs. Fred Semitala of Makerere University, Chris Longenecker of Case Western Reserve University, and others—were recently awarded a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for their project “Strengthening the Blood Pressure Care and Treatment Cascade for Ugandans Living with HIV - Implementation Strategies to SAve Lives” (PULESA-UGANDA).
- March 04, 2021
Fifteen School of Medicine faculty members are among the newest group elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.