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

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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

Nanoparticles to Awaken Immunity System to Fight Cancer

Business Standard - Dartmouth researchers including Professor of Microbiology Steve Fiering have found that nanoparticle
can “strengthen the body’s immune system response against tumors.” “Our lab’s approach differs from most in that we use nanoparticles to stimulate the immune system to attack tumors and there are a variety of potential ways that can be done,” said Fiering.

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