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Harold M. Swartz, MD, MSPH, PhD

Professor of Radiology
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

The Dartmouth Institute
Community and Family Medicine

Georgetown University School of Medicine, PHD 1969
U. Illinois College of Medicine, MD 1959
U. North Carolina - Chapel Hill, MSPH 1962

EPR Center at Dartmouth Medical School
Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice


Contact Information:

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
HB 7785
Lebanon NH 03766

Office: Rm 111, 48 Lafayette St.
Phone: 603-650-1955
Fax: 603-650-1717

Asst. Phone: 603-650-1784

Professional Interests:

Research interests in relevant fields include policy and academic issues in the development of academic/research physicians; the effects of generational differences in the responses of physicians to changes in the health care system; the evaluation of new complex diagnostic technologies.

Selected Publications:


  • Khan N, Williams BB, Swartz HM. Clinical Applications of In Vivo EPR: Rationale and Initial Results. Applied Magn. Reson. 2006;30:185-199

  • Hou H, Khan N, Grinberg OY, Yu H, Grinberg SA, Lu S, Demidenko E, Steffen RP, Swartz HM. The effects of Efaproxyn (efaproxiral) on subcutaneous RIF-1 tumor oxygenation and enhancement of radiotherapy-mediated inhibition of tumor growth in mice. Radiat Res. 2007 Aug;168(2):218-25. (view details in PubMed)

  • Hou H, Grinberg O, Williams B, Grinberg S, Yu H, Alvarenga DL, Wallach H, Buckey J, Swartz HM. The effect of oxygen therapy on brain damage and cerebral pO(2) in transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat. Physiol Meas. 2007 Aug;28(8):963-76. Epub 2007 Jul 30. (view details in PubMed)

  • Springett R, Swartz HM. Measurements of oxygen in vivo: overview and perspectives on methods to measure oxygen within cells and tissues. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2007 Aug;9(8):1295-301 (view details in PubMed)

  • Khan N, Williams BB, Hou H, Li H, Swartz HM. Repetitive tissue pO2 measurements by electron paramagnetic resonance oximetry: current status and future potential for experimental and clinical studies. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2007 Aug;9(8):1169-82. Review. (view details in PubMed)

  • Flood AB, Bhattacharyya S, Nicolalde RJ, Swartz HM. Implementing EPR Dosimetry for Life-Threatening Incidents: Factors Beyond Technical Performance. Radiat Meas. 2007 Jul;42(6-7):1099-1109. (view details in PubMed)

  • Swartz HM, Burke G, Coey M, Demidenko E, Dong R, Grinberg O, Hilton J, Iwasaki A, Lesniewski P, Kmiec M, Lo KM, Nicolalde RJ, Ruuge A, Sakata Y, Sucheta A, Walczak T, Williams BB, Mitchell C, Romanyukha A, Schauer DA. In Vivo EPR For Dosimetry. Radiat Meas. 2007 Jul;42(6-7):1075-1084. (view details in PubMed)

  • Romanyukha A, Trompier F, Leblanc B, Calas C, Clairand I, Mitchell CA, Smirniotopoulos JG, Swartz HM. EPR dosimetry in chemically treated fingernails. Radiat Meas. 2007 Aug;42(6-7):1110-1113. (view details in PubMed)

  • Trompier F, Kornak L, Calas C, Romanyukha A, Leblanc B, Mitchell CA, Swartz HM, Clairand I. Protocol for emergency EPR dosimetry in fingernails. Radiat Meas. 2007 Aug;42(6-7):1085-1088. (view details in PubMed)

  • Williams BB, Sucheta A, Dong R, Sakata Y, Iwasaki A, Burke G, Grinberg O, Lesniewski P, Kmiec M, Swartz HM. Experimental Procedures for Sensitive and Reproducible In Situ EPR Tooth Dosimetry. Radiat Meas. 2007 Jul;42(6-7):1094-1098. (view details in PubMed)