Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Post-Doctoral Program

Multidisciplinary Behavioral Research Training in Type 1 Diabetes

Pre- and Post-doctoral training opportunities for nurses, physicians, behavioral scientists

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To train a cohort of fellows in behavioral research in type 1 diabetes, and to advance interprofessional behavioral research in type 1 diabetes.


For PhD students or graduates in nursing, psychology, and related fields with an interest in the study of behavioral aspects of type 1 diabetes across the lifespan.

Meet the YSN Post-Doctoral Fellows

Areas of research of the faculty:

• Internet behavioral interventions for youth with type 1 diabetes

• Improving outcomes for youth with type 1 diabetes through innovative technologies

• Translational and mixed methods research methods

• Hypoglycemia unawareness in type 1 diabetes

• Eating disorders

• Mood disorders in youth with type 1 diabetes and their parents

• Coping skills training and self-management education

• Health and illness behaviors in chronic illness

• Instrumentation in health research


Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Dean & Annie Goodrich Professor, YSN

Stuart Weinzimer, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, YSM


William Tamborlane, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, YSM

Robin Whittemore, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, YSN

Robert Sherwin, MD, Charles H. Long Professor of Medicine, YSM

Carlos Grilo, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, YSM

Angelo Alonzo, PhD, Research Scientist, YSN

Jane Dixon, PhD, Professor of Nursing, YSN

Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, YSN

For further information, contact Robin Whittemore, Director of the PhD Program at 203-737-2351.

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Educating the Next Generation of Research Scientists
YSN's postdoctoral fellowship program is launching a whole new set of future leaders