Dartmouth-Hitchcock is partnering with the Vermont and New Hampshire Public Health Associations to present a thorough and thoughtful day-long conference to explore the many factors that either enable or interfere with addressing conditions leading to health inequity. The Team Up, Take Action Health Equity Conference/Schumann Lecture will be held on November 15, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, at the Hanover Inn, Hanover, NH.
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Vivian Bhushan wants to help those living in humble circumstance lead healthier lives.
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.
At the recent regional conference, Geisel’s chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association was named 2016 Chapter of the Year, and two Geisel second-year medical students were elected co-directors of the association’s Northeast Region.
Geisel faculty and students recently partnered with two Native American communities to photograph the social and environmental factors that promote or pose obstacles to healthy lifestyles.
Second-year Geisel School of Medicine student Adrianna Stanley received a Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. The Fellowship, given by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, is dedicated to nurturing medical students interested in tropical medicine.
June 4, 2015 was a big day for the Migrant Health Project at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. In seven hours, four first-year medical students and a pre-medical volunteer coordinated 12 dental cleaning and screening appointments for migrant farm workers at Barton Street Dental in Bradford, VT.
Dartmouth for Nepal committee member says low-cost shelters serve an urgent need.
Ten students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2015-16 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.