Wesley A. Benbow, MBA, has been named Executive Dean for Administration and Finance for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this role, Mr. Benbow will be responsible for the management of all of Geisel’s administrative, financial, and non-academic affairs.
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Fox Business – Continued coverage on a Harvard-Dartmouth study coauthored by Samir Soneji, assistant professor of Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which suggests that the Social Security Administration’s predictions have been overly optimistic about the future of the program.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has announced the addition of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology.
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 […]