Articles by: Geisel Communications

Dartmouth Health Psychiatrist Receives Recognition From National Alliance on Mental Illness – Portsmouth Herald

Read article – An article celebrating the announcement that Jeff Fetter, an assistant professor of psychiatry, was recently recognized as a National Alliance on Mental Illness Exemplary Psychiatrist. “Trained in medicine and psychiatry, Dr. Fetter is a wonderful clinician leader and a caring and creative educator,” William C. Torrey, a professor of psychiatry, said of Fetter. “He could not be more deserving of this recognition from NAMI.”

What Does ‘Brain Dead’ Really Mean? The Battle Over How Science Defines the End of Life – Nature

Read article – Quotes James Bernat, a professor emeritus of neurology, in an article about how a group of neurologists, physicians, lawyers, and bioethicists are attempting to clarify the language in state laws surrounding the determination of death as the imprecise language in existing laws could undermine public confidence in how death is defined worldwide.

Health Watch: New Center Focuses on AI’s Impact on Future of Health Care (Video) – WCAX

Watch video – Features Saeed Hassanpour, an associate professor of biomedical data science, in a segment about how the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Cancer Center are launching a new Center for Precision Health and Artificial Intelligence. “AI is a tool that if used correctly can improve and augment the care and improve the care for patients,” Hassanpour said. “Makes it more accurate and also more affordable.”

Placebo Responses Have Increased Over 30 Years of Migraine Prevention Trials – Neurology Advisor

Read article – Features a study by Geisel School of Medicine researchers into the response to placebos in migraine prevention trials. “We found a statistically significant increase in the placebo response in preventive migraine trials from 1990 to 2021. The increase was not constant over the years or detectable when the outcome was reported as a dichotomous variable,” the study reports.