Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, announced today that Gregory Ogrinc, MD, MS, an internationally recognized innovator in medical education, has been name the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, a role that he has served in on an interim basis since 2014.
Project 439 seeks to stem the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire while helping those struggling with substance abuse protect their health.
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.
Dartmouth medical alumnus Russell Andrews (MED ’78)—a neurosurgeon in California—has been part of a collaboration between NASA and the Mayo Clinic to develop a new wireless nanoelectrode that could help people with Parkinson’s disease.
The scholar is funded by an endowment established by world-renowned ophthalmologist and Dartmouth alumnus Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, (MED’54), which supports research in ophthalmology and diseases of the eye.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is partnering with the Vermont and New Hampshire Public Health Associations to present a day-long conference to explore the many factors that either enable or interfere with addressing conditions leading to health inequity. The event will be held on November 15, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, at the Hanover Inn.