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To Sustain Astronauts’ Mental Health, Dartmouth-Led Team Testing New Virtual Reality Tech in Arctic Isolation

Dartmouth physician and former astronaut Jay Buckey, MD is leading a team of international investigators testing new virtual reality technology in the Arctic this winter. Their goal is to see whether simulated natural beauty can relieve the psychological challenges of living in the isolated confines of deep space travel.

Geisel Professor Named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Aaron V. Kaplan, MD, professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the Heart & Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is a professional distinction accorded

E-Cigarettes Serve as Gateway to Smoking for Teens and Young Adults, Dartmouth and Pitt Collaboration Finds

Young people across the United States who smoke electronic cigarettes are considerably more likely to start smoking traditional cigarettes within a year than their peers who do not smoke e-cigarettes, according to an analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth.

Wesley A. Benbow, MBA, Named Executive Dean for Administration and Finance at Geisel

Wesley A. Benbow, MBA, has been named Executive Dean for Administration and Finance for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this role, Mr. Benbow will be responsible for the management of all of Geisel’s administrative, financial, and non-academic affairs.