Deseret News – This story cites a 2013 Dartmouth study led by Dr. James Sargent, professor of pediatrics, which found that since the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between 46 U.S. states and the tobacco industry, appearances of tobacco fell 42 percent in movies rated for children and 85 percent for films intended for adults.
Articles by: Derik Hertel
It’s Not Just War Reporters: How Viewing Graphic Content Secondhand Can Lead to Mental Health Issues
The Huffington Post – Matthew Friedman, professor of psychiatry and senior adviser to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD, says the treatment for journalists suffering symptoms of PTSD is no different from that used to treat victims of sexual assault or those exposed to extreme violence.
Ten Geisel Students Named NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows
Ten students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2015-16 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.
Geisel Student Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow
Second-year Geisel medical student Jose “Tito” Porras is among 68 top medical and veterinary students from 37 schools in the United States selected to conduct full-time biomedical research through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Medical Research Fellows Program.
Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Redesignated As NCI “Comprehensive Cancer Center”
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Exciting Match Day for Geisel Medical Students
At this year’s Match Day, 83 students at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine learned where they will start their residency training after graduation.
Geisel School of Medicine Adds New Departments to Enhance Research and Education Mission
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has announced the addition of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology.
Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms
The New York Times – Cites research by Professor of Medicine H. Gilbert Welch and Honor Passow, curriculum designer and learning specialist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which found that if a 50-year-old woman is screened annually for a decade, she has a 50 percent chance […]
Geisel Researcher Receives Data-Driven Discovery Grant from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Casey Greene, PhD, an assistant professor of genetics at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been selected for a highly competitive award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to support his work to bring the power of big data into the biology lab.
Geisel School of Medicine Welcomes Newest MD Class
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine officially welcomes 89 new students to its MD program this week. The Class of 2018 brings with it not only high academic achievements, but also a diversity of backgrounds, experience, and service from around the world.