This collection features Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health faculty and researchers on studies and research being done in the area of public health.
Being a Good Neighbor
Dr. Paul Cleary, dean of public health, talks about research initiatives that address the health concerns of New Haven. Increasingly, research in the school is guided by the community itself, as leaders ask for new and better ways to address problems like asthma and childhood obesity.
Leading the Way to Better Health
Professor Elizabeth Bradley talks about the Global Health Leadership Institute at Yale. The institute is working with leaders from countries seeking to make further health care improvements.
National HIV testing by the CDC
David Paltiel in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health discusses the CDC's initiative to implement HIV testing for everyone from 14 to 64.
Erol Fikrig, M.D., Yale Professor of Internal Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, and professor in the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, discusses emerging infectious diseases.
Lyme Disease: Clinical Research Perspectives
Janine Evans, M.D., describes clinical research processes, using the development of the Lyme Disease vaccine as an example. She also discusses the 1994-97 human clinical trials for the Lyme vaccine at the Yale School of Medicine.
The Public's Health: Challenges in the 21st Century
Paul Cleary, dean of the School of Public Health, C-EA Winslow Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, talks about major issues affecting public health.
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