Congratulations to Dartmouth alumnus Freddie Fu, MD (DC’74, Med’75), who received the Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for his career contribution to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and advances in patient care, bestowed by the Kappa Delta Sorority along with the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News – Quotes Douglas Robertson on a new study that looked at screening methods for colorectal cancer (CRC) that reduced mortality risks by 32 percent with annual screening and 22 percent with biennial screening.
In a Viewpoint published in the March issue of JAMA, Dartmouth researchers question whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ use of financial penalties is the right tack for changing the behavior of hospitals.
NPR – Quotes W. Gregory Feero, assistant professor of community and family medicine at the Maine-Dartmouth facility. Feero wrote an editorial accompanying a Stanford study that examined new DNA technology.
Irish Medical Times – US researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth conducted a telephone survey in 2003 of 6,522 boys and girls (ages 10 to 14 years) to ask about bedroom televisions.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has moved into the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Medical Schools rankings. Geisel also moved up four spots to 34th in the Best Medical Schools for research ranking.
The Concord Monitor – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson, a professor of physiology and of biochemistry, and senior associate dean for faculty affairs, responds to a recent Bloomberg opinion piece that suggests large endowments of elite colleges result in professors who “obscure research that no one uses or reads.”
NPR -During yesterday’s broadcast, NPR’s Morning Edition discussed research from the Dartmouth Atlas which found that La Crosse, Wisconsin spends less on end-of-life care than any other place in the country.
New Dartmouth study suggests removing the TV from a child’s bedroom could help prevent excessive weight gain.
Becker’s Hospital Review – Becker’s Hospital Review has released a “40 of the Smartest People in Health Care” list. Elliott Fisher, Geisel Professor and Director of The Dartmouth Institute at Geisel, and Geisel Board of Overseer Member Peter Slavin, President of Massachusetts General Hospital, were among the 40 leaders named to the list.