2015 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Awards

Posted: April 20th, 2015 by Kenneth D. Hertel

SYNERGY LogoCongratulations to the eight 2015 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant awardees. The eight were selected from 24 full applications that SYNERGY invited following a review of 59 letters of intent. The awardees come from diverse Dartmouth schools and departments. This aligns with SYNERGY’s mission of fostering collaborative interactions between basic, translational, and health services researchers: Read the rest of this entry »

Dartmouth’s Second Annual Global Health Day

Posted: April 20th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please join us for Dartmouth’s second annual Global Health Day, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Haldeman Center.

Supported through the Dickey Center’s Global Health Initiative, Global Health Day brings together students from across Dartmouth’s campuses to collaborate and showcase their work. The opening networking reception includes a poster session and photo competition. The keynote address will be given by Keith Martin, MD. Dr. Martin is a former member of the Canadian Parliament and the current Executive Director of the Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH).

Global Health Day concludes with the “Meeting of the Minds” dinner, where undergraduate, graduate, and medical students and faculty discuss global health experiential learning opportunities on and off campus and how we can improve our global health engagement as students and as a university. The dinner is RSVP only with limited available spaces.

Satellite Global Health Day Event on 4/23: Learn about the career path of Global Health Day speaker, Keith Martin, and join the discussion of careers in global health diplomacy, policy and practice. Please RSVP to Jessica Friedman at: Jessica.K.Friedman@Dartmouth.edu; your space will be confirmed by GHI staff.

Jessica K. Friedman, MS, MPHc.
Global Health Initiative Program Manager
Dartmouth College

“Art for Kids” & DHMC Craniofacial Clinical Art Exhibit at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library

Posted: April 14th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

The Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library is pleased to host a new collection of artwork made by children in the “Art for Kids” Program and the DHMC Craniofacial Clinic. Art for Kids (AFK) is a monthly art program at the AVA gallery in Lebanon, NH, for children with chronic medical conditions and their siblings. The dynamic and creative children work one-on-one with a volunteer student from the Geisel School of Medicine to create fun and magical pieces of artwork. The AFK program has since expanded to the DHMC Craniofacial Clinic with an interactive waiting-room arts program to keep the kids entertained during long appointments.
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Staying Safe After the Anthem Breach Seminars

Posted: April 6th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

In light of the recent Anthem Health Insurance security breach that affected 80 million accounts, the ITS Security Team will present an all-new cyber security seminar for Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff. No registration required.

We’ll offer the same workshop on two different dates:

  • Wednesday, April 8 11:00-noon in Haldeman 041
  • Friday, April 24 2:00-3:00 pm in Rosenwald Classroom, Byrne Hall, Tuck

Learn about credit monitoring and other tools you can use to protect yourself and your family, understand the motives behind cyber attacks, and determine risks to personal devices and data.

Contact us ahead of time with questions or concerns you’d like us to address: it.sec@cloud.dartmouth.edu

We’ll record one of the sessions to make available online: http://sites.dartmouth.edu/computingservices/2015/04/02/experts-give-more-data-protection-workshops/

Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Walk on May 2

Posted: April 6th, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

There will be a Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis walk on May 2 at 10:00 a.m.  The starting point for the walk is at Storrs Pond in Hanover, and its an easily walkable 5k.  It is a family friendly event to get the Hanover/Dartmouth community together to raise support and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.

Register here: http://fightcf.cff.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=3425

Join the 2015 MOVE IT Challenge by Friday, April 3rd!

Posted: March 31st, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

MOVE IT is a fun, 8-week physical activity challenge sponsored by Wellness at Dartmouth that encourages faculty, staff and spouses to improve or maintain their own health while simultaneously helping to create a healthier Dartmouth community. The 2015 MOVE IT challenge will take place from April 6 – May 31. You are able to participate on a team, as an individual, or both.  MOVE IT is a fun initiative that is open to all employees and spouses of benefits eligible employees.

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Global Health Day – Call for Poster, Essay and Photo Submissions!

Posted: March 31st, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Dartmouth’s second annual Global Health Day is coming up on April 22. We are excited to have Dr. Keith Martin – Executive Director of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUCH) – come to campus as the Keynote speaker.

A component of Global Health Day is a poster, an essay and a photo contest with cash prizes for first through third places of each competition. Cash prizes are 1st place – $100; 2nd place – $75; 3rd place – $50.
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Biomedical Libraries April Workshops

Posted: March 31st, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Don’t miss the Biomedical Libraries workshops scheduled for the month of April! The workshops cover a multitude of topics, ranging from learning to use PubMED, creating posters in PowerPoint and much more. Visit this link to view the full workshop details and schedule: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/biomed/services/workshops.html.

Town Hall meeting with Rick Mills, EVP

Posted: March 31st, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

Please mark your calendars now to join Executive Vice President Rick Mills, for a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00 – 1:00pm in Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center.

Presentation on the New NIH Biosketch Format

Posted: March 31st, 2015 by Hannah M. Welch

NIH and ARHQ research grant applications due on or after May 25, 2015 must use the new NIH Biosketch format.

In this 1-hour seminar, we will examine the new format in detail, including:

• An overview of the new Biosketch format changes, including how to describe and frame significance of the researcher’s accomplishments, discoveries, and contributions.

• How the new structure allow both early-stage and established PIs to better highlight their research accomplishments in a way that help Peer Reviewers evaluate your background and experience, and highlight why you and your team have the unique experience to carry out the research successfully.
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