Men and Women are Physiologically Unequal: An Equal Research Emphasis

Men and Women are Physiologically Unequal: An Equal Research Emphasis

Art courtesy of Anasthasia Shilov. Until almost thirty years ago, half the United States population was excluded from scientific research. It was not until 1993 that the NIH Revitalization Act required researchers to include women in scientific studies. Male and

Advice to Women in STEM: Tamar Geller and Taylor Chapman

Advice to Women in STEM: Tamar Geller and Taylor Chapman

Tamar Geller ’23 is an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major at Yale. Her work has led her to different corners of the world: Israel, where she created an award winning poster on a transistor’s electronic properties; California, where she

Major Depressive Disorders are Underreported and Prone to Recall Error, New Study by the Yale School of Public Health Finds

Major Depressive Disorders are Underreported and Prone to Recall Error, New Study by the Yale School of Public Health Finds

Art courtesy of Sarah Teng. Mental health is an increasingly prevalent issue in the United States. As more attention is given to mental health disorders, public policies that seek to prevent the occurrence and recurrence of mental health disorders rely

Why Representation Matters: Holistic Approaches To Treating The Human Brain

Why Representation Matters: Holistic Approaches To Treating The Human Brain

Art courtesy of Charlotte Leakey. When Kelly Cosgrove was a graduate student in clinical psychology, she started out her research in behavioral neuroscience, with a focus on human addictive disorders. But in the course of her studies, she became intrigued

Advice to Women in STEM: Laura Niklason

Advice to Women in STEM: Laura Niklason

Dr. Laura Niklason is a world-renowned professor who studies vascular and lung engineering. She is a recent inductee of the National Academy of Engineering, and the founder of her own biotech startup Humacyte. Among many accolades, Time magazine named her work

Barbara Ehrlich, Forging Her Own Path

Barbara Ehrlich, Forging Her Own Path

Illustration courtesy of Ellie Gabriel. From the very beginning, Barbara Ehrlich has been interested in using basic science to understand and address problems in human health. As a professor of pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine, she leads her

Advice to Women in STEM: Ashley Schloss and Jenette Creso

Advice to Women in STEM: Ashley Schloss and Jenette Creso

Ashley Schloss is the Tech Coalition Manager at Reboot Representation, an organization and coalition of leading tech companies dedicated to decreasing disparities for women in color in technology. Ashley earned her PhD from the Yale School of Medicine, where she

Advice to Women in STEM: Mariel Pettee

Advice to Women in STEM: Mariel Pettee

Mariel Pettee: Two Sides of the Same Coin Mariel Pettee never decided to be one thing or another. She simultaneously researches the Higgs-Boson particle and finds the time to choreograph a musical about Elon Musk and the colonization of Mars.

Rocking the Boat: How Dr. Kendra McDow Imbues Public Health with Racial Justice

Rocking the Boat: How Dr. Kendra McDow Imbues Public Health with Racial Justice

Image courtesy of McDow. As I pored over LinkedIn, Twitter, and various healthcare websites in preparation for my interview with Dr. Kendra McDow, a clear portrait of the formidable female data scientist and epidemiologist took shape in my mind. Her

By the Numbers: Women in STEM: What do the statistics reveal about ongoing gender disparities?

By the Numbers: Women in STEM: What do the statistics reveal about ongoing gender disparities?

Art courtesy of Sophia Zhao. Education: “The Leaky Pipeline” By the time students reach middle school, more than twice as many boys as girls intend to work in science or engineering related jobs. (Charlesworth, 2019) 49.2% of women who originally