Stories

Teaching by Example

Over the course of a long career in cardiac surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, John Sanders Jr., MD, Dartmouth College Class of 1964, taught dozens of residents and interns about how patients’ bodies work. But after retiring as a surgeon, he took a different approach to teaching. Now, as a […]

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Solving the Dilemmas of Detection and Delivery

When something goes awry in the brain, the consequences are often devastating. But neuromodulation—the use of stimulating electrical signals or miniscule devices to alter the way the nervous system functions—is opening new horizons in neurological healing. Arti Gaur, PhD, assistant professor of neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine and […]

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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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Mutations, Medications, and Persistence

Matching patients’ genetic profiles with effective treatments requires a highly skilled team of scientists and caregivers, a state-of-the-art pathology lab, and a willingness to chart a new course when needed. Two years ago, VitaMarie “Vivi” Torres was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer and told she probably had 6-12 months to […]

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High-Quality Care for the Seriously Ill

The clinicians and scholars immersed in palliative care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) and the Geisel School of Medicine have a vision: a world in which everyone facing a serious illness or a sudden life-threatening event receives personalized care that results in the best possible outcomes. The path to realizing this vision […]

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The Quinn Family: Spurring Innovation in Cancer Research

As a beloved professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business for more than 35 years, the late Brian Quinn established a reputation as an expert on entrepreneurship and technology. Outside of the classroom, he and his wife, Allie, were known for their active involvement in the Dartmouth College, Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), […]

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Interaction: The Campaign for Dartmouth Medicine

  At the Geisel School of Medicine, we work across disciplines and at the intersection of biomedical discovery and healthcare delivery to create durable solutions in healthcare. Through the Interaction campaign, we will touch lives with improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, broad access to high-quality healthcare […]

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A Dartmouth Student Takes On CF

  Dartmouth College undergraduate Sam Neff D ’21 fights cystic fibrosis (CF) every day by following a strict treatment regimen, by contributing to CF research in Geisel’s Lung Biology Center, and by participating in a clinical trial at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. “I think there could be a cure to CF in my […]

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