Read article – A study by Geisel researchers is mentioned in an article about the return of the smoking aesthetic. The study found that young people who have been exposed to smoking via entertainment are three times more likely to try or take up smoking. (Picked up by AOL.)
Articles by: Geisel Communications
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.”
Read article – Jeff Fetter, an assistant professor of psychiatry, is honored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness for his work on mental health in the Upper Valley. “It’s a really meaningful and touching thing and I’m really grateful that they chose to recognize me that way,” Fetter said.
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.
Read article – Lesley Jarvis, an associate professor of medicine, is one of the recipients of A Grant of Her Own: The Women Scientists Innovation Award for Cancer Research. The grants are focused on advancing cancer research by investing $8 million in the work of 11 women scientists.
Read article – Erin Reigh, an assistant professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about managing allergies while pregnant. “Most asthma flares that occur in pregnancy occur in the late second trimester and third trimester,” Reigh said. “Fortunately, most of these patients go back to their pre-pregnancy asthma control within three months of delivery.”
Read article – Research by Robert Klein, a former postdoctoral research fellow, is featured in an article about psychological flexibility. The study supported the psychological flexibility theory and found that people with greater variability in emotional highs and lows were happier and more satisfied across the daily assessments.
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.”
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.