Faculty

D’Onofrio named head of emergency medicine

D’Onofrio named head of emergency medicine

Gail D’Onofrio, M.S., M.D., associate professor of surgery (emergency medicine), has been named section chief of emergency medicine at the medical school and chief of adult emergency services at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She had led both services in an interim position since 2004.

D’Onofrio practiced nursing for many years before getting her medical degree in 1987. She chose emergency medicine, she said, for the excitement of making a radical difference in patients’ lives, literally in seconds. She calls her practice one of “controlled chaos” and acknowledges that it takes a particular...

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Fund honors a mentor, boosts young scientists

Fund honors a mentor, boosts young scientists

When Applera Corp. of Norwalk, Conn., asked members of its board of directors last spring to suggest recipients for...

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Center renamed in honor of “father” of Head Start

Center renamed in honor of “father” of Head Start

At a celebration in July, the Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy was renamed in honor of Edward F....

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Sandra L. Alfano, Pharm.D.

Sandra L. Alfano, Pharm.D., an associate research scientist in the department of medicine, has been appointed chair of one of the medical school’s two institutional review boards for research involving human subjects. As chair of Human Investigation Committee I, Alfano is responsible for overseeing several hundred...

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Roland E. Baron, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Roland E. Baron, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation and of cell biology, received the D. Harold Copp Award from the International Bone and Mineral Society in June, for “outstanding achievements in basic research in the fields of bone and mineral metabolism that have led to significant changes...

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Henry J. Binder, M.D.

Henry J. Binder, M.D., professor of medicine (gastroenterology) and of cellular and molecular physiology, received the 2005 Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Gastroenterological Association in May. The award honors his research into the pathophysiology and treatment of diarrheal diseases.

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Joyce A. Cramer, B.S.

Joyce A. Cramer, B.S., associate research scientist in psychiatry, was elected in May to the board of directors of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, an organization dedicated to translating research into practices that lead to efficient and equitable allocation of scarce health...

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Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D.

Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D., professor of surgery (gastroenterology), received the 2005 Jacobson Innovation Award from the American College of Surgeons in June. He was honored for his contributions to science, medicine and education through his research and achievements in nutritional support for surgical patients. In...

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Alison P. Galvani, Ph.D

Alison P. Galvani, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases), received a Young Investigators’ Prize in June from the American Society of Naturalists for her work in evolutionary ecology.

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Theodore R. Holford, Ph.D.

Theodore R. Holford, Ph.D. ’72, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and head of the division of biostatistics, was elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association.

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Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D

Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., assistant professor of immunobiology, is one of 11 recipients of the 2005 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award, which will allow her to study the role of mucosal lining cells in the initiation of immune responses against viral infections.

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Becca R. Levy, Ph.D

Becca R. Levy, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology (chronic disease), has been named a fellow in the Behavioral and Social Sciences section of the Gerontological Society of America. Fellows are recognized by their peers for outstanding contributions to the field of gerontology.

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Judith H. Lichtman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Judith H. Lichtman, Ph.D., M.P.H. ’88, assistant professor of epidemiology (chronic disease), received the Women with Heart Research Award in June from the American Heart Association for her work on her research grant “Prospective Registry for the Predisposing Factors, Care and Outcomes of Myocardial Infarction in...

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Glenn C. Micalizio, Ph.D.

Glenn C. Micalizio, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, has been named a 2005 Beckman Young Investigator. The Young Investigator Awards are given annually by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to support promising young faculty members in the early stages of their careers in the chemical and life sciences.

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Linda M. Niccolai, Ph.D.

Linda M. Niccolai, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases), received a three-year, $240,000 grant from the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation to examine sources of repeat chlamydia infections in young women. Niccolai’s multidisciplinary study, which will continue...

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Lynne J. Regan, Ph.D.

Lynne J. Regan, Ph.D., professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry and of chemistry, has won a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for her studies of novel anticancer reagents.

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Sandra G. Resnick, Ph.D

Sandra G. Resnick, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, received the 2005 U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Carol T. Mowbray Early Career Research Award, one of five presented by the association for outstanding contributions to the field of psychosocial rehabilitation. Resnick is the associate director...

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Steven M. Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Steven M. Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D., the Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and professor of neurobiology, is one of six scientists to receive the Senator Jacob Javits Award in the Neurosciences from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Strittmatter’s award will allow him to further study...

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Edward M. Uchio, M.D.

Edward M. Uchio, M.D., assistant professor of surgery (urology), received the 2005 Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award. The two-year career development awards allow junior faculty to begin a career in the geriatric aspects of their discipline.

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Raymond Yesner, M.D.

Raymond Yesner, M.D., professor emeritus and senior research scientist in pathology, received the Gold Medal from the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology in May, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of pathology.

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