Portland Press Herald – Researches in northern New England will benefit from more than $100 million in donations raised by The ALS Bucket Challenge for the ALS foundation. The article quotes Elijah Stommel, professor of neurology at Geisel, and discusses his research on the connection between ALS and algae blooms. “The more money is poured into this,” Stommel said, “the more chances we have for improvements in therapies.”
Articles by: Geisel Communications
VPR – This story on health coaches helping diabetes patients highlights the success of Inger Imset, a health coach who specializes in patient education at the Geisel School of Medicine.
Valley News – Charitable gifts for Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock during the fiscal year ending June 30th totaled $36.7 million, a new 12-month record. $21.6 million will be allotted for student scholarships and neurosciences research at Geisel.
Working with American Indian communities in northern Minnesota, the Geisel School of Medicine’s alternative spring break program offers valuable primary care experiences for medical students.
Medical Express – Article discusses study led by Assistant Professor Carrie Colla at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.
Medical Daily – A recent study conducted by researchers from Geisel found that movie characters that smoke, both “good guys” and “bad guys,” influence teen smoking.
In this video, first-year Dartmouth medical student Greg Hanson talks about how his first night shadowing emergency medicine physicians in high school — and seeing them save a baby’s life — ultimately inspired him to pursue a career in medicine.
Strong support from donors pushed the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock to new levels of philanthropic support for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014.
Health Affairs – Op-ed collaboration by Jonathan Skinner, Elliot Fisher, and James Weinstein. Skinner is the James Freedman Presidential Professor of Economics, Fisher is the director of The Dartmouth Institute, and Weinstein is the CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
WPTZ NBC 5 – Article discusses collaboration by researchers at Geisel and the University of Washington School of Public Health on a study, which found that much fewer workers who consult a chiropractor end up receiving surgery compared to those who visit a surgeon first.