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O’Leary Receives MLK Social Justice Award

O’Leary Receives MLK Social Justice Award

Shawn O’Leary, director of the Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Geisel, has received the Holly Fell Sateia Award, one of four Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Awards given this year as part of the Dartmouth community’s month-long celebration honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.

Geisel to Host National Physicians for Human Rights Student Conference

A collection of evening activities on Friday, November 4, including a student poster session highlighting research on human rights and a reception, will kick-off the annual Physicians for Human Rights Student Conference being held at Geisel on November 5. The topic of this year’s conference is Violence against Difference.

An Update on the Zika Virus: Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Talbot

Elizabeth Talbot, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Geisel, who specializes in infectious disease and international health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and also serves as New Hampshire’s deputy state epidemiologist, shares the latest on what the scientific and medical communities are learning about Zika.

Dartmouth Research Aims to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk for People with Mental Illness

Geisel investigators at the Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth are leading a statewide effort to determine if offering financial incentives—for fitness, weight loss, and smoking cessation programs—can help people with mental illness reduce their high risk for cardiovascular disease.

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