Tag Archives: The Dartmouth Institute

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

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.

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Q&A With Anna Adachi-Mejia, Director of Dartmouth’s Health Promotion Research Center

Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, who was recently appointed director of the The Dartmouth Institute-based Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.

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Stable Relationship with Doctor/s Could Improve Outcomes, Cut Costs for Dementia Patients

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute and Johns Hopkins University examines how poor continuity of care—the lack of a consistent relationship with a healthcare professional or care management team—may contribute to high healthcare spending and poor health outcomes in dementia patients.

Cassandra Rendon DC’09, MPH’17, MED’18 (Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox)

Envisioning the Future One Step at a Time

Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.

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.