Five Women Who Have Been Promoted to Full Professors of Internal Medicine at Yale University

The department of internal medicine at Yale Medical School has announced the appointment of 11 faculty members to the rank of professor. Five of these promotions went to women.

Ursula Brewster specializes in nephrology. She joined the faculty at the medical school in 1998. She is the director of the Nephrology Fellowship program at the medical school. Dr. Brewster did her undergraduate work at Yale and then went to Dartmouth Medical School. Her internal medicine internship and residency were at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Sarwat Chaudry‘s work focuses on improving the care and outcomes of hospitalized patients, with a focus on older patients hospitalized for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Chaudhry serves as associate dean of student research and is co-director of the National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale. She is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago, where she majored in biology. She earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago.

Lauren Cohn specializes in pulmonary care. Her research has focused on understanding the mysteries of asthma and in developing life-changing therapies to patients with severe asthma and other complex lung diseases. Dr. Cohn is a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she majored in biology. She received her medical training at the University of Minnesota.

Neera Dahl has expertise in the diagnosis and management of inherited (or genetically based) kidney disease. She is the director of the Nephrology Clinical Trials program and is co-director of the Yale Kidney Stone Clinic. Dr. Dahl is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She holds a medical degree and a Ph.D. from Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Donna Windish specializes in general medicine. At Yale, she has developed the General Internal Medicine Medical Education Fellowship Program and the Advancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship Faculty Development Program. Dr. Windish is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where she majored in biology and chemistry. She holds a master pf public health degree from Johns Hopkins University and a medical degree from the University of Connecticut.

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