Rapid Response Fund Supports Researchers During Pandemic
In response to the devastating public health threat presented by COVID-19, the Yale School of Public Health has created a Rapid Response Fund. The fund provides immediate financial support to world-class researchers working on the pandemic’s front lines.
Success of COVID-19 vaccination program depends on its implementation
Factors related to manufacturing, distribution, public acceptance, and the severity of the pandemic will contribute more to the success of a potential COVID-19 vaccination program than the efficacy of the vaccine itself, finds a new study conducted by the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH).Source: YaleNews
Using the Power of Storytelling to Improve Health Outcomes
Neal Baer knows how to tell a good story. A Harvard lecturer and pediatrician, Baer has been weaving public health research into compelling narratives as an executive producer for top shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and ER for years.
For Black LGBQ+ Americans, Intersectional Experiences Can Hurt — Or Help, YSPH Study Finds
Using a new method for quantifying intersectional experiences, a new Yale School of Public Health study finds that Black LGBQ+ Americans tend to feel better about themselves after encountering events that affirm their identity.
Leading Public Health Professionals Endorse Biden
In an open letter to the American people posted on the website Medium (here), nearly 500 public health professionals have endorsed Joe Biden to be the next President of the United States. Public Health Professionals for Biden took this unprecedented step because they are deeply concerned by the response of President Trump to the COVID-19 pandemic.Source: Digital Journal
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.
Helping Caregivers Nationwide with Public Health Research
Adult caregiving is not easy. Between frequent doctor visits and sometimes tense conversations with older loved ones about what’s best for their care, millions of adults who help aging Americans say they feel stressed, anxious or financially insecure.
Bell Elected to the Prestigious National Academy of Medicine
Michelle Bell, the Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE), was elected today to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.