Read article – An article by Sathvik Namburar, Geisel ’22, on his experience during anatomy dissections in which he thought often about his patient’s life.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Highlights Anne Schuchat, MED ’84, principal deputy director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Walter J. Curran Jr. ’73, executive director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, in Atlanta Magazine’s list of Atlanta’s 500 most powerful people.
Read article – An article on a new study showing that the VISTA molecule stops the immune system from responding to self-antigens quotes Randolph Noelle, professor of microbiology and immunology. “We have learned that keeping your immune system quiet is a challenging and very active process,” Noelle said.
Read article – Quotes Randolph Noelle, professor of microbiology and immunology, in an article about a study he conducted that found an immune checkpoint that could also serve as a therapeutic target for cancer and autoimmune diseases.
Read article – Briefly cites data from the Dartmouth Atlas Project that shows there is a persistent unexplained variance in hospital costs intra-regionally.
Read article – Quotes James Rustad, assistant professor of psychiatry, in an article about user-experience designer Katie McCurdy and her startup Pictal Health, which helps people suffering from chronic illness create visual depictions of their symptoms to share with their doctor. Rustad says he’s interested in pursuing long-term research on the effects of design work such as McCurdy’s. He treated 10 veterans who had worked with McCurdy to map their health problems. “I think the patients found the process of working with her quite therapeutic,” Rustad said. “I thought she was really able to capture the breadth and depth of their life experience.”
Read article – An article about the declining number of rural physicians, which cites a study lead by Lucy Skinner, Geisel ’22, that projected that there will be 9.4 doctors for every 10,000 residents of rural areas in contrast to 29.6 for every 10,000 residents of non-rural areas.
Read article – Cites a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine that found that people who drank two cups or more of tea daily were significantly less likely to get squamous cell carcinomas than non-tea drinkers.
Read article – Quotes Jonathan Skinner, the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics and professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Carrie Colla, associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, in an article about how job growth in the health care sector is leading to higher costs. “It is unlikely that health care cost growth will moderate without a corresponding moderation in the growth of health care employment,” said Skinner and Colla. (The quote comes from Skinner and Colla’s new book, titled The Trillion Dollar Revolution.)
Read article – Cites comments by Alison Volpe Holmes, associate professor of pediatrics, medical education, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, which encourages hospitals and birthing centers to promote breastfeeding in response to plunging breastfeeding rates worldwide.