From Rwanda to Hanover

From Rwanda to Hanover

For the past two years, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away. Nkurikiyimfura, who heads the HIV clinic at Kigali University Teaching Hospital in Rwanda’s capital, is part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health (HRH) program.

Compassion and Science Meet on Rosa Hernandez’s Road to Geisel

As a child growing up in Los Angeles, Rosa Hernandez (’17) sometimes entertained the dream of becoming a doctor. She says her knack for relating to others in “lay terms” while simultaneously thinking in scientific ones, ended up being a perfect fit for her journey into the medical profession.

Walk the Global Talk: Taking Action on Health Inequities

Address health inequities wherever they occur. That focus is key to the mission of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health at Geisel, speaks about the medical school’s commitment to underserved communities and its role in an increasingly interconnected world.

Lisa Adam MED '90 working with colleagues in Rwanda.

Building Geisel’s Global Connections

As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.

Student Spotlight: Kristen Jogerst (’16)

Student Spotlight: Kristen Jogerst (’16)

As an adventure-loving college student in Iowa, Kristen Jogerst knew she wanted to do three things with her life: become a doctor, work abroad, and teach. As a second-year medical student, she’s well on her way to accomplishing all three. Jogerst started participating in her first global health experiences while […]

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Plunging for Health Equity

If your idea of fun is watching your friends and colleagues jump into icy water for a good cause on a mid-winter afternoon, you won’t want to miss Geisel’s second annual Polar Plunge, Friday, February 7, at Occom Pond.

Geisel Students Work To Make Gender Inequity Visible

Dr. Holly Atkinson’s experiences in human rights work over the past 25 years have given her reason to be both deeply troubled and incredibly hopeful. Last week, at a symposium organized by the Geisel chapter of Physicians for Human Rights, she discussed both ends of the spectrum, from the worries that keep her up at night to the people who have inspired her.

Ultrasound Training in Haiti

Ultrasound Training in Haiti

Dr. Robert Harris, a professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Co-Director of Ultrasound at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Bridgette Lunsford, Senior Ultrasound Clinical Applications Specialist at GE Healthcare, led an ultrasound training for 11 physicians at Hospital St. Therese in Hinche in Haiti.