Paddy Gavin
Staff Reporter
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YNHH HIV transplants approved

Following two groundbreaking transplants last March, Yale New Haven Hospital is now the first hospital in New England approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplant surgeries.

L+M, Yale-New Haven affiliate

Gov. Dannel Malloy last week approved an affiliation between the Yale-New Haven Health system and the New London, Connecticut-based Lawrence+Memorial Health care system.

UP CLOSE: Unhealthy sleep culture at Yale

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that college-aged adults sleep between 49 and 63 hours a week. However, last semester, the Yale College Council Health Task Force reported that the average Yale student sleeps only 6.7 hours on a weekday night during the semester.

Yale researchers collaborate with Brazil on Zika

In the months alince the epidemic has emerged as a global threat, Yale researchers and faculty have played a significant role in efforts to understand […]

Documentary profiles black women in medicine

A crowd of over 125 people packed the auditorium of the Anlyan Center at the Yale School of Medicine on Tuesday evening for a screening […]

Instructor criticized for comments

David Katz MPH ’93, founder of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and a voluntary clinical instructor at the Yale School of Medicine, is facing criticism this week from doctors and health care professionals around the world for his quoted comments about investigative journalist Nina Teicholz in a recent article published in the Guardian.

Panel highlights increased mental health awareness

On a warm Tuesday evening, five undergraduates openly shared their struggles with mental illness — from depression to bipolar disorder and eating disorders — to an audience of roughly 100 students gathered in Sudler Hall.

YNHH patient makes historic HIV-positive organ donation

Yale-New Haven Hospital played a major role last month in the country’s first organ transplant between two individuals with HIV.

PA program awaits online accreditation

Almost a year after the Yale School of Medicine’s online physician-associate program failed to receive accreditation from the profession’s governing body, the medical school is still waiting to hear back on the program’s second application.

Yale Health verifies second student not infected with meningitis

In the wake of the rehospitalization of the Silliman freshman who first contracted bacterial meningitis last month, and the testing of a second Yale undergraduate for the disease during the recent spring recess, the president of the National Meningitis Association has urged Yale students to vaccinate themselves against the infection.

Patient sues YNHH after botched surgery

The University faces a lawsuit seeking over $15,000 in damages after Milford resident Deborah Craven filed a legal complaint on March 14 in the Connecticut Superior Court against the Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital for a botched surgery. Anthony Kim and Ricardo Quarrie, the Yale cardiothoracic surgeon and surgeon-in-training who directed the procedures, are also included as defendants in the suit.