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Alyssa Flores ('19) (Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox)

Geisel Student Awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship

Geisel Student Awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship

Alyssa Flores (’19) has been awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship and will receive support for one year of mentored and in-depth training in biomedical research.

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Evaluating the Feasibility and Accessibility of Digital Technology Interventions for Global Mental Health

An advocate for evidence-based interventions, John Naslund and colleagues reviewed preliminary studies on the effectiveness of using digital technologies to treat mental disorders and summarized their finding in Lancet Psychiatry.

Alyssa Flores and Alexander Iribarne, MD, MS, director of cardiac surgical research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Is Cardiothoracic Surgery Right for You? Two Geisel Students Seek an Answer

Geisel School of Medicine students, Alyssa Flores ‘19 and Ace St. John ’18, were among 30 medical students awarded “Looking to the Future” scholarships to attend the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual national meeting. A goal of the scholarship is to mentor aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons.

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Marsch Testifies Before the U.S. House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force

In a briefing to the House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Geisel professor Lisa Marsch, PhD, Principal Investigator of the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network, presented data from her NIDA-funded New Hampshire Hot Spot Study on heroin and synthetic drug use.

Left to right: David Mullins, PhD (Geisel); Monica Sheth, MD; Christina Ames, MD; Elissa Hall, EdD; Justin Mowchun, MD (Geisel).

Five Scholars, One Week, and a Winning Team Project

Meeting for the first time at a Harvard Macy Institute course in early fall, two Geisel faculty with a shared interest in learning how to leverage the Web and social media to create learning networks, came together as part of a collegial think tank dedicated to harnessing new perspectives in practicing medicine and educating medical students.