USA Today – Quotes David Goodman—a professor of pediatrics and of health policy, director of the Center for Health Policy Research, and co-principal investigator for Dartmouth Atlas—on variations in tonsillectomy procedures, or tonsil removal surgeries.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Consumer Reports– Quotes Seddon Savage, Geisel ’80, associate professor of anesthesiology at Geisel and director of the Dartmouth Center on Addiction Recovery and Education.
A new statistical approach to measuring the cancer burden in the United States reveals decades of progress in fighting cancer, progress previously masked by the falling death rates of other diseases.
New Hampshire Union Leader – An extensive story on a study from Samir Soneji, an assistant professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center that details the progress made in the battle on cancer.
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.
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.