YSPH Researcher Testifies in Favor of Bill Requiring Student Vaccinations
Yale School of Public Health Professor Linda Niccolai, PhD, has worked extensively on human papillomavirus vaccination, specifically on how a widely available vaccine can prevent young people from getting this virus that can cause six types of cancer later in life.
YSPH MPH Students Tackle Vaccine Policy in Op Ed Pieces
MPH students in the Introduction to Health Policy and Health Care Systems course examine the fundamental concerns that shape the development of health policy, and learn a paradigm of strategic thinking to address consequential public health issues. They apply these principles to influence public discourse for a major contemporary health and social policy challenge by writing an Op Ed.
YSPH and CT Dept. of Public Health Pleased to Welcome VADM Jerome M. Adams, U.S. Surgeon General
On March 2, the Yale School of Public Health in collaboration with the CT Department of Public Health, will be honored to host VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. His trip to YSPH is part of a two-day visit to Connecticut hosted by the department and which will culminate in a summit in Hartford on March 3 He is an American anesthesiologist and a vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who currently serves as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States.
Why it’s time to end religious exemptions for vaccination requirements
The Connecticut General Assembly has raised a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for school entry vaccination requirements. This bill proposes that all children without medical exemptions will be required to receive certain vaccines to attend school. Passing this legislation will be a public health success: Immunizing more children will prevent disease and save lives.
Medicare for All Would Save $450 Billion Annually While Preventing 68,000 Deaths, New Study Shows
The Medicare For All plan proposed by Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would save taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars each year and would prevent tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths, a new study shows.
How can China improve its epidemic control and prevention?
Earlier CGTN spoke via Skype with Chen Xi, an assistant professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Yale School of Public Health. We asked him what measures should be carried out in response to President Xi's article on preventing and controlling epidemics.
Green Chemistry Is Vital to a Sustainable Future, YSPH Professor Says
Yale School of Public Health Professor Paul Anastas, widely regarded as “the father of green chemistry,” is one of several Yale scientists calling for a fundamental shift in chemical design and engineering to protect the planet—and its inhabitants—moving forward.
Experts Worry Quarantine Procedures May Actually Increase Infection Risk on Cruise Ship Docked in Japan with COVID-19
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases continues to increase on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan, public health experts are worried about the more than 3,400 passengers and crew members still on board the ship in what they say is an unprecedented situation.
CDC Grants Give YSPH Students Valuable Public Health Experience
The Yale School of Public Health’s longstanding relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing students with valuable research and public health practice experience as they address chronic disease in New Haven and other Connecticut communities.