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A Whole-Person Approach to Mental Health

Christina Mainelli ’11, CEO of Quartet Health, explains how the company solves bottlenecks around access, quality, and fragmentation to deliver whole person care.

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  • Leading after Roe

    Amanda Skinner ’08, CEO and president of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, discusses the consequences of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision for women’s health and economic lives, and for her organization.

    Pro-choice protesters outside a Planned Parenthood location in St. Louis in 2019.
  • Why Does Spending on Drugs Keep Going Up?

    Eric Tichy ’18, vice chair of pharmacy formulary at the Mayo Clinic, explains what’s driving pharmaceutical spending and what the trends mean for patients, providers, and pharma companies.

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  • Religious Nursing Homes Have More Severe Violations of Care Standards than Secular Ones. Why?

    The homes’ strong internal identity means that wrongdoing is less likely to be flagged for an outside regulator’s involvement, allowing problems to worsen, suggests new research co-authored by Yale SOM’s Amandine Ody-Brasier.

    Paramedics outside the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington, a nursing home that experienced an early outbreak of COVID-19, on February 29, 2020.
  • Wastewater Can Reveal How Many of Us Have Gotten COVID-19

    New research based on data on COVID-19 RNA in sewage suggests that many more people had been infected with COVID-19 by May 2021 than official case counts indicated.

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  • The Keys to Trust in Public-Private Partnerships 

    Wariness between partners can undermine potentially impactful projects. New research co-authored by Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine examines an ambitious project to deliver medicines across Africa and details the keys to building trust.

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  • Medicare Helps Close Racial Gaps in Access to Healthcare

    In a new study, Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and his co-authors use the transition to Medicare eligibility to test whether universal health coverage can help reduce racial disparities in health.

    An elderly Black man in conversation with a doctor
  • Navigating a New Now: What a New York City Doctor Has Learned During the Pandemic

    Dr. Charles Powell ’19, chief of pulmonary critical care for Mount Sinai, says that promising new approaches to research, diagnosis, and treatment have emerged from the devastation.

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  • Navigating a New Now: Prioritizing a Vulnerable Community

    Dr. Suzanne Lagarde ’14, CEO of Fair Haven Community Health Care, explains how she adapted vaccine delivery to meet the needs of the community even as the unrelenting pandemic took a toll on her staff.

    An illustration of nurses going door to door to discuss vaccination
  • Lack of Access to Mental Health Treatment Reduces Lifetime Income

    Prof. Barbara Biasi and her co-authors found that those who couldn’t access treatment for bipolar disorder paid a price over the course of their careers—suggesting that lack of access to care can worsen economic inequality.

    A bottle of lithium medication surrounded by capsules
  • Can Social Entrepreneurship Complement Public Health Systems?

    While social entrepreneurs are often criticized for building parallel systems alongside public institutions, writes Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine, in the case of public health they can serve as a pathway to strengthen and complement the existing public health system, especially in low-resource settings.

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