New Hampshire Union Leader – The Geisel School of Medicine will add a neurology professorship in the name of Murray Bornstein, Class of 1939, a former adjunct professor at Geisel and multiple sclerosis researcher, for his gift to the school.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Research carried out in two distinct communities in Colombia illustrates how coevolution between humans and bacteria can affect a person’s risk of disease.
New Hampshire Union Leader – Ira Byock—professor of medicine and of community and family medicine and director of the Palliative Care Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center—is quoted extensively on end-of-life care and the downsides to hospice.
As part of her Schweitzer Fellowship, Geisel student Ilda Bajraktari has created a program in which she leads older adults through a combination of aerobic, flexibility, and resistance training to help them stay fit, improve balance and prevent falls.
NPR – Quotes James Bernat, the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neuroscience, who says that when a person is declared brain dead, “there is zero brain function.”
Concord Monitor– Points to a study led by the Dartmouth Atlas that found pediatric care varies widely by region in terms of types of treatment and medication that children receive.
Cataract & Refractive Surgery – Eric Donnenfeld ’77, Geisel ’80, trustee of the Geisel School of Medicine, authors this opinion piece on the initial “learning curve” associated with femtosecond laser cataract surgery which, Donnenfeld writes, “is relatively new.”
“The more options you have as a learner, the better it is. There’s a culture of that here at Geisel, where students are really working to promote their own learning and everyone else’s learning at the same time,” says Geisel medical student Aaron Steen. Steen, a second-year student, received an iPad […]
Leslie R. DeMars, MD, has been named interim Chair of Obstetrics/Gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, replacing Richard H. Reindollar, MD, who had served as chair since 2005.
Medpage Today – This story opens by citing founder of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice Jack Wennberg’s research on health care variations.