Medical Center Resources and Programs

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Forrester A. Lee, M.D., Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Office of the Ombudsperson

Merle Waxman, M.A., Ombudsperson

Office for Women in Medicine

Merle Waxman, M.A., Director

Merle Waxman, Director of the Office for Women in Medicine, is the Title IX coordinator for the Yale School of Medicine. She can be contacted at 203.785.4680, 203.737.4100, or The Title IX coordinator for the Yale School of Public Health is Melinda Pettigrew, Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She can be contacted at 203.737.7667 or

Interdisciplinary Research and Special Programs

Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program

Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research (CNE²)

Center for Perinatal, Pediatric, and Environmental Epidemiology

Climate Change and Health Initiative

Climate Change at Yale

Collaborative Center for Statistics in Science

Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE)

Emerging Infections Program

Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC)

Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Keck Biotechnology Resource Laboratory

John B. Pierce Laboratory

Samoan Obesity, Lifestyle, and Genetic Adaptations Study Group (OLAGA)

Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Yale Institute for Global Health

Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science