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.
A distinguished researcher, Duane Compton has been a leader in graduate and medical student education.
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.
“It’s my turn to give the next generation the opportunity that I had,” says Alan Mandel ’79, “a great beginning to a lifetime of practicing medicine.”
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.
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.