Sophie Wang
Staff Reporter
Sophie Wang covers COVID-19 and Yale New-Haven Health. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a freshman in Berkeley College prospectively majoring in statistics & data science and English.
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FEATURE: Where do Asians fit in the newsroom?

“As an East Asian, you’re one of the least oppressed people in the world.”

Pamela Sutton-Wallace named new COO of Yale New Haven Health System

Starting July 11, Pamela Sutton-Wallace will serve as the Yale New Haven Health System COO as it navigates to a new normal at this stage in the pandemic.

Yale-led study finds racial and ethnic disparities in sleep duration

Through analyzing data from the National Health Interview Survey, Yale researchers found sleep disparities along racial and ethnic lines.

18th Annual Yale Healthcare Conference engages industry professionals and students in conversations on current healthcare issues

Industry leaders, professionals and scholars discussed healthcare accessibility and an increasing need for patient-centered innovation during this year’s 18th Annual Yale Healthcare Conference.

As two-year anniversary of first COVID-19 admission at YNHH approaches, health system launches new initiatives

In a press conference on March 8, YNHH leaders updated the public on recent COVID-19 statistics, the hospital purchase proposal and their donation plan to support Ukraine.

Concerns and questions follow Yale New Haven Health System’s proposal to acquire three Conn. hospitals

Yale New Haven Health’s recent plan to acquire three new hospitals has sparked conversations and concerns over the impact of hospital consolidation on policy and economy.

Yale New Haven Health System purchases three hospitals in Connecticut, transitions them to nonprofits

In a Feb. 10 press release, the Yale New Haven Health System announced an expansion of its hospital network as part of a larger agreement with the Prospect Medical Holdings Incorporation.

Masking reduces probability of childcare program closure, Yale researchers find

A new study from Yale researchers found that childcare programs that implemented masking policies were less likely to close over the course of the pandemic.

Yale study finds unvaccinated pregnant women may be at risk for additional COVID-19 complications

During a Jan. 12 press conference, Marna Borgstrom, CEO of Yale New Haven Health – among other health professionals – urged pregnant women to get vaccinated to avoid potential health complications during pregnancy and delivery.

Disparities in COVID-19 testing accessibility create tale of two pandemics

While students, faculty and staff at Yale enjoy a convenient COVID-19 test scheduling system and next-day results, New Haven residents struggle to find tests, especially amid testing shortages.

First case of Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Connecticut

The first case of the Omicron variant has been reported in the state of Connecticut. Health care experts believe there are more cases in Connecticut which have not yet been detected.