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Slayman professorship is established

Slayman professorship is established

Endowment is created to honor the memory of beloved deputy dean and mentor

The School of Medicine has established an endowed professorship to honor the memory of the late Carolyn Walch Slayman, Ph.D., a distinguished scientist and visionary academic leader who graced the School of Medicine with her inimitable presence for almost 50 years. At the time of her death at age 79 in December 2016, Slayman was deputy dean for academic and scientific affairs, Sterling Professor of Genetics, and professor of cellular and molecular physiology.

“We continue to feel Carolyn’s...

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Slayman professorship is established

New Yale Institute for Global Health to address worldwide issues

The Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing have come together to launch the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), a university-wide effort that will address worldwide health issues. The initial focus of YIGH will be on research aimed at improving the health of individuals and populations around the world.

The creation of YIGH reflects a growing interest by students, faculty, and advanced trainees across...

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David W. Wallace, 1924-2017, generous and loyal benefactor

David W. Wallace, 1924-2017, generous and loyal benefactor

David W. Wallace, a former corporate attorney, businessman, and philanthropist who was a longtime supporter of the School of Medicine and Yale University, died at home in Greenwich, Connecticut, on Dec. 24, 2017. He was 93.

David Wallace and his wife, Jean McLean Wallace, have...

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