Jessica Kasamoto
Staff Reporter
Jessica Kasamoto covers the Yale School of Public Health for the SciTech desk. She is a graduate student in computational biology and bioinformatics.
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Jeff Brock reappointed as dean of engineering school

Brock will begin his second five-year term on July 1.

Catching up with School of Public Health Dean Megan Ranney

Though the debate over the best pizza in New Haven is long and ongoing, Dean of the School of Public Health Megan Ranney has a […]

Yale experts discuss dengue fever outbreak

Several Yale experts weigh in on the current dengue fever outbreak in South America and Puerto Rico and discuss implications for the United States.

Yale researchers call for more studies on chronic climate change and mental health

A new Yale-led study found a lack of research on the effects of chronic climate change and mental health.

Study shows impact of federal funding on gun violence research

A recent study with authors from the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine showed that federal funding for gun violence prevention research is directly correlated to the number of clinical trials and research publications on the topic.

Yale experts discuss this season’s “tripledemic”

Yale experts reflect on the state of this year’s flu season and how it has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yale’s Humanitarian Research Lab finds Belarus complicit in the relocation of Ukrainian children

The report found that the Lukashenka regime of Belarus is assisting Russia in the relocation and re-education of thousands of Ukranian children.

Federal program to reduce health disparities is ineffective, YSPH researchers find

A new study from the YSPH found the Health Professional Shortage Area program to be ineffective in its goal of reducing healthcare shortages in underserved areas.

School of Nursing receives $11.1 million anonymous donation

The gift to the Yale School of Nursing will go toward funding full-tuition scholarships for students selected for the Community Scholars Program.

Researchers study mental health issues among adolescents in American Samoa

A study out of the School of Public Health was one of the first to delve into the intricacies of mental health issues of American-Samoan youth; the findings will help create a framework on how to improve mental health services and infrastructure in the community.

Yale study finds increase in asthma-related emergency room visits in New York City due to Canadian wildfire smoke

Researchers involved in the study spoke with the News about how they used New York City’s syndromic surveillance system to determine how many asthma-related emergency room visits occurred as the smoke wave rolled through the city.