In Remembrance: Stanislav Kasl ’57 Died on June 9 2013

Stanislav Kasl, internationally recognized psychosocial epidemiologist and former professor at the Yale School of Public Health, died on June 9, 2013. He was 78 years old.

Kasl, who was known in particular for his work on the psychosocial epidemiology of aging and mental health epidemiology, served as director of the Social and Behavioral Science Program from 2002 to 2003 and as head of the Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology from 2003 to 2009.

He received numerous awards for his research and mentorship including a Lifetime Career Achievement Award, co-conferred by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, and the Society for Occupational Health and Psychology. He also received the Distinguished Mentor Award, presented by the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America.

See the article published by Yale News on June 13, 2013, for more.

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