Emotional overload: The hidden cost of fighting Covid-19
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - With healthcare workers being at the forefront of the pandemic, they’ve seen countless tragic situations, ranging from healthy people growing dangerously ill to patients dying in hospital rooms without loved ones at their side.Source: WNDU 16News
Opinion: COVID-19 vaccine: Am I the next guinea pig?
Dr. Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar is an associate professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and a student in the Advanced Professional MPH program at the Yale School of Public Health.Source: New Haven Register
October Student Spotlight – Hil Moss
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Hil Moss, a student in the Yale School of Public Health’s three-year M.B.A./M.P.H. Program in Health Care Management, was well on her way to a future career in the entertainment industry when a breast cancer diagnosis changed her life. Today, Moss is a proud breast cancer survivor and advocate who has shifted her career focus to women’s health and cancer care. She is sharing her story to help bring attention to breast cancer in young women and raise awareness.
Lack of COVID-19 Resources Putting Millions at Risk in Somalia Settlement Camps
A lack of access to screening services and important information about COVID-19 — including ways the highly-infectious virus can be transmitted ¬— could be putting millions of internally displaced people in Somali settlement camps at risk, according to new research by the Yale School of Public Health and The Hagarla Institute.
Racial misrepresentation in clinical trials: a call for health equity
Much of the contemporary discussions on racial representation and minority empowerment have been focused on increased participation in politics, higher education, and the workforce. A facet that warrants increased public scrutiny is the lack of minority representation in randomized clinical trials, which plays a critical role in perpetuating health inequities. Today’s clinical trials fail to represent the rich diversity of this country, which effectively tailor promising treatment options to non-Hispanic whites due to study over-representation.Source: CT Mirror