The 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Geisel School of Medicine will explore current limitations barring universal access to healthcare, and the underlying problems in order to contemplate opportunities for meaningful progress.
As both an aspiring physician and a musician, first-year Geisel medical student Nara Michaelson believes rather than being at odds, music can complement, renew, and strengthen a life in medicine.
Despite sharp increases in spending on cancer treatment, cancer mortality rates in the United States have decreased only modestly since 1970, Samir Soneji, PhD of Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice has found.
The close-knit community of faculty and students at Dartmouth helped alumnus Emil Ray Dominguez ’85 to prepare for and achieve his goal to work with children in underserved Latino communities.
A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund will help facilitate stronger collaborations between computational scientists and biomedical researchers in order to maximize the potential of big data to improve human health.
In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
The Conversation – The technology HIV testing has evolved since 1985. And so too have our perceptions about what a positive HIV test means. An article written by Tim Lahey, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.