Dan Oren graduated from Yale College, specifically, Morse College, as a chemistry major. He continued at Yale in the med school and psychiatry residency training. He went on to do a fellowship at the US National Institute of Mental Health, and returned to Yale to spend 6 years as full time medical faculty and is now on the adjunct faculty. His current research is the study of humoral phototransduction and how light affects human and animal biology, and winter seasonal depression. Well published, Dr. Oren also wrote Joining The Club, one of Yale’s Tercentennial history books. He is spending the 2014-15 academic year as a visiting professor in Poland, but should still be reachable by e-mail.
Dr. Oren loves Yale History, photobiology and photochemistry in animals, chronobiology, and psychiatry. He also welcomes conversation about careers in academic medicine.