Read article – Features advice from Ellen K D Sejkora, an assistant professor of psychiatry, about how to talk to children about their fears surrounding mass shootings.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Ellen K. Sejkora, PhD, pediatric psychologist at Dartmouth Health Children’s and assistant professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine, is quoted in an article about how to talk to children about tragic events, such as the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Read Article – Weekly updated highlights an interview with Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, on the Medical Matters Weekly podcast.
Read article – Doctor and multi-sport star Calvin Johnson ’81, Geisel, ’85 is featured in an article about being inducted into the Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame honorary class of 2022. Johnson was named All-Academic majoring in biochemistry and as a premed student.
Read article – Sandra Potter, Geisel ’25, and Eleonore Baughan, Geisel ’25, are quoted in an article about the difficulties associated with organ donation in northern New England. Potter and Baughan are hoping to establish a “donor champion program” that connects volunteers with patients to help them search for a donor.
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Kay Jankowski, an associate professor of psychiatry, in an article about trauma-informed care for children—an approach that focuses less on punishment, and more on understanding why a child might act a certain way in stressful situations and preventing them from repeating behavior that could harm themselves or others.
Read article – Features comments by Randolph J. Noelle, a professor of microbiology and immunology, in a review about the role of VISTA (V-domain immunoglobulin suppressor of T-cell activation) as a promising target in cancer immunotherapy. “VISTA is an exciting new target on its own and in combination with other checkpoint inhibitors,” Noelle said. “VISTA can control the steady-state activity of the resting immune system and should allow for heightened antitumor immune response.”
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Elliot Fisher, professor of the Dartmouth Institute, medicine, and community and family medicine, in an article about the great cost variation between New Hampshire’s health care organizations. Fisher states that higher costs of care are almost always passed on to patients. “All of it is either passed on in terms of the price they pay through their high-deductible health plan because they have to pay the first perhaps five or ten thousand dollars,” Fisher said. “Otherwise, it’s built into their premiums.”
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Heiko Pohl, a professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute, about a study on the removal of colonic polyps.
Read article – Features Kay Jankowski, an associate professor of psychiatry, in an article about trauma-informed care for children—an approach that focuses less on punishment, and more on understanding why a child might act a certain way in stressful situations and preventing them from repeating behavior that could harm themselves or others.