AIDS researcher named dean of Yale's graduate school
Peter Salovey, an AIDS researcher and psychologist, has been named dean of Yale University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Salovey's HIV/AIDS work includes a National Institutes of Health study on the framing and tailoring of health messages to prevent HIV transmissions. He also serves as the deputy director of Yale's Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS and as chairman of the university's psychology department. Salovey will step down from his post as chairman of the psychology department in order to assume his duties, but he will continue working on the AIDS research panel. He also will continue to hold secondary appointments in Yale's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, in addition to the Institution for Social and Policy Studies.