Improving Lives

Grassroot Soccer

Playing for Hope

Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.

Education

Research

David J. Bzik, PhD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Barbara Fox, a senior research associate of microbiology and immunology.

Putting a Parasite to Work

From the litter box to the laboratory, a microscopic organism native to cats shows promise in treating cancer. Dartmouth researchers’ mutated strain of T. gondii reprograms the natural power of the immune system to kill cells.

Alumni

Donor Impact

Lila May Walkden Flounders' support of the Koop Institute was inspired by Dr. C. Everett Koop's willingness to take on big challenges and confront powerful interests as Surgeon General in the 1980s.

A Champion for Health-Care Equity

Lila May Walkden Flounders’ support of the Koop Institute was inspired by Dr. C. Everett Koop’s willingness to take on big challenges and confront powerful interests as Surgeon General in the 1980s.

Voices

The city of Lagos, Nigeria. Photo from Wikimedia Commons/Jrobin08.

Student Voices: City of Contradictions

Navigating the health-care system in Nigeria isn’t easy for an outsider, says medical student Peace Eneh. So she has found ways to team up with local partners as she spends the summer conducting research.

In the news

VTE Prevention, Best Anticoagulant Varies by Surgery

Doctor’s Lounge – A meta-analysis published by Assistant Professor of Medicine Frank Drescher and colleagues is discussed in this article on how “aspirin may be less preferable to other anticoagulants following hip fracture repair,” but more favorable after other types of surgeries.

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