Articles by: Geisel Communications

Marriage, Children Tied to Earnings Penalty for Female Physicians – HealthDay News

Read article – Features research by Lucy Skinner, MED ’21, ’23, in an article about pay differences for female and male physicians. “Addressing the barriers that lead to women working fewer hours could contribute to a reduction in the male-female earnings gap while helping to expand the effective physician workforce,” Skinner said. (Picked up by Southwest Iowa Herald.)

How Immune Are We? Why Answering This Question Is Essential for Post-Pandemic Life – Los Angeles Times

Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is featured in an article about the extent of Americans’ immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19. “This virus is like the wind—you can’t stop the wind,” Meissner said. “It’s going to continue to mutate and become more infectious. But as long as we can protect against severe disease at this stage of the pandemic, I can live with that.”

Current Smoking Strong Predictor of Suicide, Overdose Among Those With Smoking History – Healio

Read article – A study by Natalie Riblet, an assistant professor of psychiatry and of the Dartmouth Institute, and Bradley V. Watts, an associate professor of psychiatry, is featured in an article about smoking as a predictor of suicide and overdose. “The results reiterate the critical need to promote smoking cessation as a strategy to reduce morbidity and death in the population,” Riblet and Watts said.