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Louise Davies Named 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar

Louise Davies Named 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar

Louise Davies, MD, MS, an associate professor of surgery and of The Dartmouth Institute, is one of two Dartmouth faculty to have been named Fulbright Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year, enabling their planned teaching and research activities abroad.

Assistant Professor Marie-Anne Durand (right) is the principal investigator on a research project which will examine how decision aids can improve health outcomes for women newly diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.

Dartmouth Institute Receives $2M PCORI Award to Study Use of Decision Aids in Breast Cancer Treatment

A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery.

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Elevated Bladder Cancer Risk in New England and Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells

A new Dartmouth-led study has found that drinking water from private wells, particularly dug wells established during the first half of the 20th century, may have contributed to the elevated risk of bladder cancer that has been observed in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont for over 50 years.