Health & Medicine Experts

Experts are listed alphabetically.


Thomas Carpenter M.D.
  • Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology) and of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Clinical Professor of Nursing
  • Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia
  • Medical Director, Hospital Research Unit

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Thyroid, rickets, metabolic bone disorders, osteoporosis in children, calcium and vitamin D disorders, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, general pediatric endocrinology diabetes, bone, spine, children's health

Richard E. Carson Ph.D.
  • Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Biomedical Engineering 
  • Director, Yale Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, medical imaging, drug occupancy, neuroreceptors

Anees Chagpar M.D.

Professor of Surgery (Oncology)


Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Breast cancer, surgical oncology, women's health

Steve Chang Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience


Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Neuroscience of social behavior, neuropharmacology of social behavior, social learning and social decision-making

Xi Chen Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)
  • Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Affiliated Faculty, Department of Economics

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Health economics; climate change; environment and health; population, aging and Social Security; quality of life, human capital

James E. Childs Sc.D.

Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)


Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Zoonotic diseases, hantavirus, rodent-borne diseases, leptospirosis, arenavirus

Geoffrey Chupp M.D.
  • Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
  • Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airways Disease
  • Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Asthma, pulmonary, airway disease, lung

Paul D. Cleary Ph.D.
  • Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)
  • Professor of Sociology in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies
  • Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Health care quality, patient centered care, health care organizations

Eve R. Colson M.D., M.H.P.E.

Professor of Pediatrics


Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Education, pediatrics, infants

Joan L. Combellick Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.N., C.N.M., F.A.C.N.M.
  • Assistant Professor in Nursing
  • Co-Director, Midwifery Department

Field & Expertise

Health & Medicine

Midwifery, physiologic birth, midwifery model of care, perinatal mental health