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Luis Rosa: Supporting Medical Students’ Wellbeing

Luis Rosa: Supporting Medical Students’ Wellbeing

An advocate for underrepresented students, Luis Rosa, MEd, LCMHC, has spent the better part of his career focusing on their mental health needs. He now works with Geisel’s Counseling Services team where he continues his dedication to the wellbeing of Black, LGBTQ, and multi-racial students.

Arvind Suresh ’23, Katherine Heflin ’23, Nikki Ratnapala ’23, Irene Vargas ’23, Tim Reiner ’23, Evette Ronner ’23, Amal Cheema ’23, Emily Pengelly ’23, and Katie Edwards.

Geisel Students Care for Those Struggling with Homelessness During Pandemic

The Homeless Healthcare Outreach Program, a collaboration between Geisel medical students, Upper Valley Haven, and Good Neighbor Health Clinic, supports those experiencing homelessness in a time of increased health and economic vulnerability. Results of this initiative are described in “Lessons from a Free Clinic During Covid-19: Medical Students Serving Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Using Tele-Health” in the October issue of The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.

Researchers Find Source of Breast Tumor Heterogeneity and Pathway that Limits Emergence

Researchers Find Source of Breast Tumor Heterogeneity and Pathway that Limits Emergence

A team of researchers led by Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center has identified mammary basal cells as a contributing source to the development of heterogeneous tumor cell subpopulations and found that activation of the PKA signaling pathway can curtail their emergence, providing opportunities for new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer.

Murray Receives National Preventive Medicine Award

Murray Receives National Preventive Medicine Award

Carolyn Murray, MD, MPH, an assistant professor at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received a national award from the American College of Preventive Medicine for outstanding contributions to preventive medicine and public health.

Avasthi Named President of International Science Board

Avasthi Named President of International Science Board

Prachee Avasthi, PhD, an associate professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named president of the ASAPbio (Accelerating Science and Publication in biology) organization—a scientist-driven nonprofit promoting transparency and innovation in life sciences communication.