Dr. Laura Baum Appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital
Laura Baum, MD, MPH, has been appointed an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) at Yale Cancer Center and will care for patients as part of the Smilow Cancer Hospital Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers and the Smilow Palliative Care Program.
Dr. Amit Khanna to Lead Colorectal Surgery for Digestive Health in Bridgeport
The Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the recruitment of Associate Professor, Dr. Amit Khanna, to the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, as Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery for the Bridgeport region.
Head and Neck Cancer: Five Things You Need to Know
April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Barbara Burtness, MD, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and the Disease Aligned Research Team Leader of the Head and Neck Cancers program at Yale Cancer Center, said it’s a good time to highlight warning signs, screening and prevention for this potentially deadly disease.
Elizabeth Herbert Named Vice President for Network Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital
Elizabeth Herbert has been appointed Vice President for Network Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital. In addition, Herbert will serve as the administrative lead for Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Radiation Oncology services throughout the Yale New Haven Health System.
Brigham Face Transplant Pioneer Reflects On His Patients And The Procedure As He Heads To Yale
Dr. Bohdan Pomahac reflects on the success and future of the face transplantation program at Brigham and Women's Hospital, as he prepares to leave Boston for a position at Yale School of Medicine.Source: WBUR
Dr. Cecelia Calhoun Named Director of the Adolescent-Young Adult Sickle Cell Program at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital
Cecelia Calhoun, MD, MSPH, MBA, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital.
HPV Is the Most Common STI in the US—but Does It Go Away on Its Own? Here's How Doctors Explain It
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). How common? More than 79 million people have it right now. And experts estimate that about 14 million people get infected every year.Source: Parade