Read article – Megan Romano, an assistant professor of epidemiology, is quoted in an article about the effects of forever chemicals on the body. “You have the heat and the oil that’s going from the packaging into the popcorn,” Romano said of microwave popcorn in a bag. (Romano’s comments appear in the expandable question blocks.)
Articles by: Geisel Communications
A Life: Hilda Weyl Sokol; ‘Something About the Sciences … Intrigued Her’ – Valley News
Read article – A celebration of the life of Hilda Weyl Sokol, a former professor emeritus of physiology and neurobiology.
Match Day 2023 Livestream
We live streamed video of our annual Match Day event on Friday, March 17 so that friends, family, and colleagues could join in the excitement. You can watch the event here.
Are Drugs Promoted on TV Ads Better Than Others? No, Study Finds. Sometimes They’re Worse. – USA Today
Read article – Features Steven Woloshin, MED ’96, a professor of the Dartmouth Institute, in an article about his co-authored research into the effectiveness of advertised drugs compared to others on the market. “You can’t assume that drugs work or are really safe, just because they are advertised,” Woloshin said.
OTC Budesonide-Formoterol for Asthma Could Save Lives, Money – MedScape
Read article – Marcus Shaker, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is featured in an article about over-the-counter medication for asthma. “Using as-needed budesonide-formoterol led to outcomes that are almost as good as taking a maintenance budesonide dose every day,” Shaker said.
Inside the Emergency Room on the Eve of the COVID-19 Pandemic – Literary Hub
Read article – Features an excerpt from Code Gray: Death, Life, and Uncertainty in the ER by Farzon Nahvi, a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine. “Like so many things in our lives, there was no playbook and no perfect solution. We existed, as we often do, within a series of impossible circumstances,” Nahvi wrote.
Dartmouth Vaccine Technology Helped Save Millions
Technology developed by a team of scientists at Dartmouth, including faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students, that contributed to the development of COVID-19 vaccines will allow Dartmouth to make major investments into advancing its research and education enterprise.
After Long Delay, Moderna Pays N.I.H. for Covid Vaccine Technique – The New York Times
Read article – Quotes President Philip J. Hanlon ’77; Jason McLellan, a former assistant professor at the Geisel School of Medicine; and Kim Rosenfield, director of tech transfer, in a feature story about the finalization of terms between the National Institutes of Health and Moderna to pay for the rights to technology that made many of the COVID-19 vaccines possible. A portion of the funds will benefit Dartmouth, where a team of scientists—led by McLellan—developed the means to modify the gene sequence that encodes the spike protein on the surface of the coronavirus, essentially locking the protein in place to enable vaccine antibodies to be more effective. “I think this gives you a model for partnerships where the basic, curiosity-based research did happen on a campus, and led to eventually creating a product which saved millions of lives,” President Hanlon said.
110 Hospital and Health System Chief Medical Officers to Know – Becker’s Hospital Review
Read article – Jonathan Huntington, an assistant professor of medicine, is included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 110 hospital and health system chief medical officers to know in 2023. The executives featured on this list play a crucial role in directing their organization’s forward momentum while continuing to serve their patients and communities.
‘We All Have to Do This Work’: Paul Farmer’s Greatest Legacy Is the People He Left Behind – WBUR
Read article – Comments by Brian Remillard, an associate professor of medicine, are included in an article reflecting on the life and career of pioneering global health physician Paul Farmer a year after his death. “Paul had exceptional talents, but the thing that you sensed around him was his commitment. He committed in a way that few people can,” said Remillard.