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.Source: American Heart Association
National Academy of Medicine Elects Six Yale Faculty Members
Six Yale School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The six are among 100 new members elected by the organization to receive the honor, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.Source: YaleNews
YSPH Student and Social Entrepreneur Receives Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award
When Shadrack Frimpong was awarded a President’s Engagement Prize from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015, the 23-year old thought he was putting his life on hold. Armed with a three-year, $150,000 grant, he, instead, found his life’s purpose.
Platform to Improve Teacher Quality Wins $25,000 Prize Sponsored by Yale School of Public Health
A Yale student wins the $25,000 Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education for a new technology solution that allows school districts to easily see an overview of their programs and determine their efficacy.
Harvey Risch, MD, PhD, Is Honored for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Harvey Risch, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology (chronic diseases), is the recipient of the $50,000 Ruth Leff Siegel Award. Risch has made novel, sustained, and substantial contributions to understanding the etiology and early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, Wins MacArthur "Genius Grant"
Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases) and associate (adjunct) professor of law, has been named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow, for his work at the intersection of human rights and public health research and practice to address inequities in global health.
Yonkers honored with Harold R. Behrman Mentoring Award
Kimberly A. Yonkers, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services, has been awarded the Harold R. Behrman Mentoring Award from the Yale Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services.
Top Educators-Pettigrew, Geballe and Shioda-named by Graduating Students at Yale School of Public Health
Three members of the Yale School of Public Health's academic community, two faculty and a student, are being honored by the graduating class of 2018 for their commitment to advancing the student experience and promoting their achievement.
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.
Slayman professorship is established
An endowed professorship has been established at Yale School of Medicine in memory of Carolyn W. Slayman, PhD, who at the time of her death in 2016 was deputy dean for academic and scientific affairs, Sterling Professor of Genetics, and professor of cellular and molecular physiology.Source: Medicine@Yale
Yale Cancer Center's Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Ruth McCorkle
Ruth McCorkle, PhD, RN, FAAN, Florence Wald Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing, Professor of Chronic Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and Assistant Director for Psychosocial Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, was presented with the Yale Cancer Center Lifetime Achievement Award at Yale Cancer Center’s annual Conclave, an award given annually to a Yale Cancer Center member who has impacted the field of oncology both nationally and internationally.
Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare
Travis Whitfill is a partner at Bios Partners, a venture fund, and an analyst who recommends biotech shorts. As cofounder of Azitra, he’s raised $4 million to try to leverage benign bacteria living on the skin in order to treat skin diseases.Source: Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare