NHPR – As a guest on “The Exchange,” Alan Budney, professor of psychiatry, discusses the effects of marijuana and whether certain claims about the drug are correct. This show, originally broadcast in October, was voted one of five best shows of 2014.
Valley News – Features Associate Professor of Medicine Elizabeth Talbot on her experience combating Ebola in West Africa.
WacoTrib.com – Quotes Stephen Bartels, professor of psychiatry, on depression among the elderly and the need for extra resources to address their mental health needs.
The Huffington Post – Mentions research by Dennis McCullough, associate professor of community and family medicine, on geriatric applications of “slow medicine,” which emphasizes self-healing.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Mentions an analysis conducted by Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin, professors of medicine, on the American Diabetes Association’s definition of pre-diabetes.
Indianapolis Recorder – Quotes Samir Soneji, assistant professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, on a recent study’s finding that hookah water pipes could be a gateway to cigarette smoking among teenagers.
Los Angeles Times – Quotes Jonathan Skinner, the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Economics, on the successes of the Mayo Clinic, and mentions a Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care finding that the United States could save up to $50 billion annually on end-of-life care by excising waste and unnecessary care.
The Olympian via Associated Press – Discusses research led by Stephen Bartels, director of the Centers for Health and Aging, on obesity among people with mental illnesses.
Six members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2015 were selected as the 2014-2015 Rolf C. Syvertsen Scholars and Syvertsen Fellow.
Valley News – Discusses the merging of the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science into the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and quotes Director of the Dartmouth Institute Elliott Fisher, and Director of the Dartmouth Center Albert Mulley, who states, “I really do believe that Dartmouth has a distinct understanding of health care that can really…benefit people in the U.S. and the world.”