Giri Viswanathan
Staff Reporter
Giri Viswanathan was a Science and Technology Editor for the News. Previously, he served as a Photography Editor while covering the School of Public Health for the SciTech Desk. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Giri is a junior in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs with a certificate in Global Health Studies.
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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.

Search for YSPH Dean enters final stages

The School of Public Health’s search for a new dean remains shrouded in secrecy, but with a cohort of finalists selected, the process is likely nearing its end.

Mark Lemmon announced as new chair of pharmacology

Mark Lemmon, professor of pharmacology and co-director of the Yale Cancer Biology Institute, was named as the chair of pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine

Yale study identifies partisan disparity in excess COVID-19 death rates

A working paper authored by professors in the Schools of Public Health and Management found higher excess death rates for Republican voters during the pandemic.

Psychiatry residents voice concern over new program director

The new director, who was chosen to replace an earlier hire that fell through, had a 4 percent approval rating in a survey of residents of the Yale School of Medicine’s psychiatry residency program.

Two Yale Professors Elected to National Academy of Medicine

On Oct. 17, Saad Omer, for his research on vaccine hesitancy and maternal immunization, and Peter Glazer, for his work on cancer therapy and gene editing, were elected to the National Academy of Medicine’s 2022 Class.

Former Pakistani health minister speaks at School of Public Health

Faisal Sultan, who oversaw his government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, discussed the use of data and the centralization of government policymaking.