Improving Lives

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center Recognized for Excellence

Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.

Education

Research

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Reducing Kidney Injury Using a Quality Improvement Method

Using quality improvement measures in eight of the 10 hospitals in the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group, researchers have found a way to reduce kidney injury in patients undergoing a procedure with contrast dye.

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

Auriel August at the DarDar Pediatric Program.

Student Voices: Getting Started in Dar es Salaam

Auriel August (’17) thought her work this summer in Tanzania might get off to slow start. Instead, she is making good progress as she studies lung function among HIV-positive children.

In the news

Stimulation Device Shows ‘Immediate’ Impact on Depression

Medscape – Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Surgery Paul Holtzheimer is interviewed on the encouraging results of a new low-strength electromagnetic field device being tested, noting the improvement in mood for those with major depressive and bipolar disorders.

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