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

Margaret Karagas

Karagas Appointed to Squires Professorship

Margaret Karagas, PhD, has been appointed to the James W. Squires Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. This prestigious professorship supports a faculty member pursuing academic activities that advance health, health promotion, and innovative and cost-effective health-care delivery.

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.

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