EVENTS, FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION
School of Public Health faculty and students call for vision and autonomy ahead of dean’s departure

Following the announcement of School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund’s upcoming departure in June, faculty and students advocated for greater autonomy from the School of Medicine and a renewed commitment to its vision.

Seven women file lawsuit against Yale for switch-up of fentanyl and saline during procedure

A lawsuit has been filed against Yale for the erroneous administration of saline in the place of fentanyl by a nurse during procedures at the Yale Fertility Clinic.

Yale physicist Laura Newburgh honored with Berkeley Prize

Yale assistant professor Laura Newburgh is part of the CHIME team honored by the American Astronomical Society for work studying fast radio bursts.

Yalies Amin Karbasi and Mehraveh Salehi win second place in the Bell Labs Prize

The Bell Labs Prize named Amin Karbasi and Mehraeh Salehi as the second place winners for their data modeling research.

Connecticut panel hosts inaugural meeting to address racism in public health

Bill SB 1 established a 28-member commission which will make recommendations to decrease the effect of racism on public health. The commission held its first meeting on Nov. 17.

Researchers propose solution to aid aging adults living independently

With an increase in the elderly population across the United States, researchers, physicians and nurses are attempting to devise a solution to improve the quality of life of aging adults living independently.

Research center directors, Nobel committee members and advisors to the President: Yale STEM faculty in prestigious appointments

Over the past year, several Yale science faculty members have been tapped for various leadership roles in national and international institutions.

Yale School of Medicine launches Student Mental Health and Wellness Program

The Yale School of Medicine announced the launch of the pilot Student Mental Health and Wellness Program to provide short-term individual therapy and counseling for its students.

HAVEN Free Clinic holds 5K to raise funds for patients

Student-run clinic raises almost $50,000 in donations for uninsured New Haven residents through a virtual event.

Yale physicians take part in OpEd Project

The OpEd Project’s Public Voices Fellowship provides underrepresented thought leaders the opportunity and tools necessary to share their ideas and shape conversations in their respective fields.

Stand Up to Cancer announces new cancer research team co-led by Yale professor

Stand Up to Cancer designates Barbara Burtness as co-director of the new Fanconi Anemia Research Fund-Farrah Fawcett Foundation Head and Neck Cancer Research Team.