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Noël Valis

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Libby Van Cleve

Oral History of American Music Archive

Libby Van Cleve is a scholar and performer with a specialty in contemporary American music. As Director of Yale’s Oral History of American Music Archive, she has conducted numerous interviews with major figures in American music. She is the author of the award-winning book and CD publication Composers’ Voices from Ives to Ellington, Yale University Press as well as various articles, program notes, and liner notes, which are often generated by material from her interviews. Complementing her work at OHAM, Ms. Van Cleve is recognized as one of the foremost interpreters of contemporary and chamber music for the oboe. She has recorded dozens of CDs and is author of Oboe Unbound: Contemporary Techniques, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

When not playing the oboe or interviewing composers, Libby enjoys gardening, hiking, taking zumba classes, and the challenge of raising a teenage daughter. She is actively involved at Yale’s St. Thomas More Chapel as musician and parishioner.

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Jack Vees

School of Music

Jack Vees is renowned as a performer and composer, at locations as varied as CBGB’s downtown New York scene and the Berlin Biennale Festival. His book The Book on Bass Harmonics has become the definitive technical text for bassists today. He has developed a distinctive musical style that combines rigorous formal thinking with the energy of rock and roll.

Thomas Veness

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Sten Vermund

Dean, Yale School of Public HealthSten H. Vermund, MD, PhD, is Dean of the Yale School of Public Health, the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Vermund is a pediatrician and infectious disease epidemiologist focused on diseases of low and middle income countries, and on health disparities in the U.S. His work on HIV-HPV interactions among women in a Bronx methadone program motivated a change in the 1993 CDC AIDS case surveillance definition and inspired cervical cancer screening programs launched within global HIV/AIDS programs. His research has focused on health care access, adolescent medicine, prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, and reproductive health. Following his human biology studies at Stanford University, Dr. Vermund received his M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his pediatrics training at Columbia’s Babies Hospital. He then completing a master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a diploma from the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, a Mellon Foundation fellowship in clinical epidemiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from Columbia University. Dr. Vermund is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the AAAS. Author of 560 papers and chapters, nearly all with his students and colleagues, he ranks among the top US academics for NIH grant resources over his career. He has founded two non-governmental organizations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) and Friends in Global Health in Mozambique and Nigeria. Dr. Vermund has been recognized with the NIAID/NIH/PHS/DHHS Meritorious Service Award, the DHHS Public Health Service Superior Service Award, the Richardson Award for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Care Research, the Velji Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Global Health, the Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He serves on several editorial boards including the JAIDS, AIDS, JIAS, PLOS ONE, and Transactions of the RSTMH and is on multiple international and U.S. advisory committees. Prior to joining Yale in 2017, Dr. Vermund was the Amos Christie Chair in Global Health and Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University. He founded and directed the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and served as Vanderbilt’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Vice President for Global Health for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Email Sten Vermund