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Q&A with Lisa Adams

  “We must be more than do-gooders: we have to thoughtfully engage with communities in an intentional way to have meaningful impact. Otherwise we risk replicating the very inequities we seek to mitigate.” Q. DARTMOUTH RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ITS NEW CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY, WHICH UNITES GEISEL’S […]

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Prolonging Health in Babies with Cystic Fibrosis

“Newborn babies with CF are often indistinguishable from other newborns and are beautiful, healthy babies,” explains Juliette Madan MED ’00, MS, an associate professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine and a neonatologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The complications arise within the first weeks and months of life. […]

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Taking on Cystic Fibrosis

Seventeen years ago, Sam Neff began receiving care for his cystic fibrosis (CF) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Manchester, New Hampshire, clinic—90 miles south of the main medical center. At the time, his parents didn’t know they were accessing a renowned team of physicians, nurses, scientists, and health-system researchers, all working toward a […]

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Immune Cells vs. Cancer

Scientists are engineering immune cells to find and kill tumor cells. Geisel immunologist Charles Sentman, PhD, and colleagues from across Dartmouth are developing CAR T-cell therapies that can potentially treat nearly 80-90% of human tumors, as explained in this video. Read more about Dartmouth’s CAR T-cells. Learn more about Immunotherapy Innovation […]

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Check Your Privilege at the Border

Lisa V. Adams, MD, Director of the Center for Global Health Equity After 10 years of working in global health, Adams learned firsthand how easy it is for U.S. partners to inadvertently steamroll a global partnership and jeopardize an entire project. Adams explains in this TEDx Talk what’s at risk […]

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STEM, Stereotypes, and Role Models

Dartmouth Medical students lead a STEM program for high school students from under-resourced communities in the Upper Valley. But the program is about so much more than science, technology, engineering, and math, as Sha Ali’ 21 explains in this video. You can support students like Sha Ali ’21 and the […]

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Koop Institute Inspires Young Scholars in Prevention Science

Do teens who use e-cigarettes eventually take up cigarette smoking? How do fast-food commercials contribute to overeating in young children? Does alcohol advertising influence underage drinking? Faculty and students at Dartmouth’s C. Everett Koop Institute conduct the research needed to answer these questions. “As citizens and consumers, people have a […]

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