Giri Viswanathan
Staff Reporter
Giri Viswanathan is a Science and Technology editor for the News. Previously, he covered the Yale School of Public Health and was also a Photography Editor. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Giri is a junior in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs as a Global Health Scholar.
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Following cyberattack, YNHH seeks state funding, price cut to acquire hospitals

Yale New Haven Health’s plans to acquire three Connecticut hospitals remain in flux due to financial troubles and a recent cyberattack targetting three Prospect Medical Holdings facilities.

CDC director breaks ground on expansion to historic Fair Haven community clinic

During a press conference with Connecticut’s elected officials, Director of the Centers for Disease Control Mandy Cohen urged residents to get updated COVID-19 boosters.

YSPH and YPL launch Laboratory-in-a-Van program

A new initiative from the Yale School of Public Health and Yale Pathology Labs hopes to make health screening more accessible through a retrofitted mobile lab.

New Haven plans for late summer distribution of Narcan

Following the FDA’s authorization of over-the-counter naloxone, New Haven prepares to roll out over-the-counter Narcan.

YSPH study links rental assistance with increased food security and nutrition

A recent report from the YSPH Housing and Health Equity Lab examined the health implications of high rent costs and rental assistance programs.

YSPH Revamps Climate Change and Health Certificate

The Yale Center on Climate Change and Health’s online certificate program has been newly redesigned with an updated look at international health and social equity.

YSPH professors present on Russian war crimes at United Nations

On the day before the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Nathaniel Raymond and Kaveh Khoshnood brought their findings on Russian war crimes to the United Nations.

YSPH research reveals relocation and re-education of Ukrainian children

A report published by the Humanitarian Research Lab at YSPH documents a widespread Russian initiative to displace Ukrainian children to education and adoption facilities.

PROFILE: Megan Ranney, the next dean of YSPH

Following her appointment as dean of the Yale School of Public Health, Ranney discussed her background in public health and her goals for the YSPH community.

YSPH reacts to announcement of new dean

Students and faculty expressed optimism about the announcement of Megan Ranney as new dean of the Yale School of Public Health.

YIGH director Saad Omer to depart from Yale

Omer is leaving Yale to helm UT Southwestern’s School of Public Health as its inaugural dean.