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The First Black Woman Dean of the Howard University College of Medicine – The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Read article – Quotes Andrea A. Hayes Dixon ’87, MED ’91, in an announcement that she has been appointed dean of the Howard University College of Medicine. When she takes office, Hayes Dixon will be the first Black woman to lead the medical school in its 154-year history. “The responsibility of educating the nation’s next generation of leaders in medicine is an enormous responsibility that I take very seriously,” Hayes Dixon said.

N.H. is Boosting Funding for Labor and Delivery Care. Will It Be Enough to Stem Closures? – New Hampshire Public Radio

Read article – Timothy Fisher, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is quoted in an article about funding for birthing services in New Hampshire. “For many, many years, New Hampshire ranked among the lowest in the U.S. for Medicaid reimbursement to hospitals for labor and delivery services,” Fisher said.

Imagine if There Was Someone Like Patagonia Billionaire Chouinard—But Focused on Mental Health – Forbes

Read article – Quotes Karen L. Fortuna, an assistant professor of psychiatry, in an article about investing in serious mental illnesses (SMI) such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and major depressive disorder. “The world has known about premature mortality in people with serious mental illness for almost a century. Despite millions of dollars in investment from the scientific community, the gap in lifespan in people with SMI and people without is widening,” Fortuna said.

The Simple Sign Revealing You’ve ‘Clicked’ With Someone – Yahoo! Life UK

Read article – Features comments by Thalia Wheatley, a professor of psychological and brain sciences, and Emma Templeton, Guarini ’23, in an article about their co-authored study that found an objective measure of how well two people are connecting. “We’ve all had the experience of clicking with some people but not others,” Templeton said. “We wanted to see if something in people’s conversations reveals when they click. Our results show that the faster people respond to each other, the more connected they feel.”