Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at the Yale School of Medicine

Amy Caroline Justice has been named the C.N.H. Long Professor of Medicine and of Public Health. For the past 25 years, she has conducted research on the outcomes in chronic HIV. Her research considers the complex roles of aging, symptoms, medical treatment, adherence, patient-provider relationships, disease severity, and medical and psychiatric comorbid illness in determining the survival and quality of life for people with HIV infection. She has been a Yale faculty member since 2003.

Dr. Justice is a graduate of Harvard University. She holds a medical doctorate from the Yale School of Medicine, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. both from the University of Pennsylvania.

Stephanie Samples O’Malley has been named the Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry. In addition to this appointment, Dr. O’Malley serves as the co-leader of the Yale Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science, the deputy director of Yale’s Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism, deputy chair for clinical research, and director of the Division of Substance Abuse in the department of psychiatry. Her research focuses on the development of more effective treatments for substance use disorders, primarily the abuse of alcohol and tobacco, as well as policies aimed at regulating tobacco. She has been a faculty member at the Yale School of Medicine since 1984.

Dr. O’Malley holds a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology both from Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Carla Vanina Rothlin has been named the Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Immunobiology. She is also a professor of pharmacology, a member of the Yale Cancer Center, a Howard Hughes Faculty Scholar, and director of graduate studies in immunobiology. Her research studies the mechanisms that regulate the magnitude and resolution of the immune response. She joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty in 2009 as an assistant professor of immunobiology.

Dr. Rothlin holds a Ph.D. from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

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