Stories

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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Taking on Cystic Fibrosis: A Student Story

  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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Dartmouth + Innovation + Cancer

Dartmouth’s Cancer Center is a core component of Geisel’s Interaction campaign and of Dartmouth College’s The Call to Lead campaign. Watch the videos below to learn how the Cancer Center is advancing cancer prevention and treatment. Read more about Dartmouth’s Cancer Center. Leading the Way Breast Cancer Surgery Prevention Immunotherapy Shared […]

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Culture Drives Innovation and Improves Cancer Care

Surgeons love to fix things. Often that means removing a tumor or repairing a joint. But for surgical oncologist Richard Barth, MD, that also means improving the entire approach for one of the most common surgeries he does: lumpectomy, removing a tumor while leaving the breast intact.  Approximately one in […]

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Caring Deeply for Patients—and Systems

  “The art of communicating deeply with the patient is fundamental to being a good physician,” says Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD, associate dean for student affairs. But while the doctor-patient relationship remains at the heart of medicine, physicians today must also work effectively within interprofessional teams, manage the health of diverse […]

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Harnessing Immunity to Revolutionize Disease Treatments

“Immune cells are good at recognizing things that are really different,” explains Geisel immunologist Charles Sentman, PhD. “But tumors are basically normal cells that grow too much, so they don’t look that different to our immune system.” To solve this problem, Sentman and his collaborators at the Geisel School of […]

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Gift Helps to Launch Dartmouth Health Care Foundations

The undergraduates weren’t sure what to expect. They filled a classroom at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, a space normally reserved for graduate students and healthcare professionals, where they met professors from not only the Geisel School of Medicine but also Dartmouth’s Faculty of Arts and […]

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Partnership, Reciprocity, and Impact

“We’re focused on building long-lasting relationships with medically underserved communities in this country and abroad,” explains Lisa V. Adams, MD, director of the Center for Health Equity, associate dean for global health at Geisel, and director of global initiatives for Dartmouth College. “We often have as much to learn from […]

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