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Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – The journal Current Biology features a Q&A with Henry (Harry) Higgs, PhD, the John La Porte Given Foundation, Inc. Professor in Cytology and professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Geisel.
Read article – Andrew Gettinger ’76, MED ’79, a professor emeritus of anesthesiology, is featured in an article about his recently published proposal for reforms in electronic health records. “Although addressing shortcomings in EHRs will not cure all that ails our current healthcare system, implementing these recommendations should positively affect patients and clinicians and move us toward the original vision of a patient-centered, technology-enhanced healthcare ecosystem that is designed to significantly improve outcomes at a lower cost, with more satisfied patients and clinicians,” Gettinger writes.
Watch video – Features a presentation by Stewart J. Tepper, a professor of neurology, about recent advances in migraine therapeutics. “Another study that was presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Boston in April of 2023 was the pivotal study of the remote electrical neuromodulation device for the prevention of migraine,” Tepper said.
Watch video – An interview with Andrew Shuman, a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, about the end of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency. “The acceptance rate of the COVID vaccines among pediatric patients has been very low because parents have been very cautious,” Shuman said.
Read article – Kendall Hoyt, an assistant professor of medicine and faculty director of the Dickey Center Pandemic Security Project, writes an opinion piece about the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. “The U.S. must continue to invest in basic virology, immunology, and vaccinology for pathogens with pandemic potential,” Hoyt writes.
Read article – Features a study co-authored by Geisel researchers into addiction treatment medicine. In the study, 12.7% of Black patients received buprenorphine in the six months after the precipitating event, compared with 18.7% of Latino patients and 23.3% of white patients.
Read article – Erin Miers, an instructor in psychiatry, is featured in an article about toxic friendships. “Toxic relationships put our bodies into high-stress mode,” Miers said. “The stress of navigating unpredictable or negative situations creates an atmosphere of dread and discomfort.”
Read article – Features comments by Martin Gross, an assistant professor of surgery, from an expert panel discussion on the effects of erectile dysfunction. “There really is a significant lack in sexual medicine research of cost information, care information, outcomes information in that regard,” Gross said.
Read article – Steven Woloshin, the co-director of the Center for Medicine and Media at the Dartmouth Institute, is cited in an article about timing mammogram screenings. Woloshin suggests that increases in breast cancer rates in young women may reflect the increased rates of screenings.