Read article – Laura Beidler, a research project coordinator at the Dartmouth Institute, is quoted in an article about a potential link between breast density and cancer rates. “When compared to other known and perhaps more well-known breast cancer risks, women did not perceive breast density as significant of a risk,” Beidler said.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Features comments by Alan Budney, a professor of psychiatry and biomedical data science, in an article about marijuana use. “We ran some studies and it turned out cannabis withdrawal looks like tobacco withdrawal, and a good percentage of these people who use a lot of cannabis end up with the same withdrawal symptoms,” Budney said.
Read article – Kendall Hoyt, a senior lecturer of engineering and assistant professor of medicine, is listed as one of the authors of the new book Lessons From the COVID War. In the book, Hoyt and over 30 other experts from the worlds of policy, public health, science, biodefense, and patient advocacy examine how the U.S. lost the pandemic war. (Picked up by MSN.)
Read article – Quotes Steven Woloshin, MED ’96, a professor of the Dartmouth Institute, in an article about the pregnancy risks of Ozempic—approved only for diabetes but used off-label for weight loss—as well as the higher-dose obesity formulation Wegovy.
Read article – Andrew Schuman, a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, writes a column about navigating pediatric practice through staffing shortages and increased workloads. “We need to reinvent our practices and create a better medical home for our patients,” Schuman said. “For many providers, this is long overdue and should be seen as an opportunity rather than a hardship.”
Dartmouth Health has received a $2.5 million gift from generous donors and former Dartmouth-Hitchcock Trustee Barbara Couch and her husband, Dick Couch D’64, Thayer ’65, to establish the Couch Endowed Fund for Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellowships at Dartmouth Cancer Center.
The Geisel BIPOC Banquet planning committee invites you to a special evening for Geisel students (MD, TDI, Geisel graduate students) and Dartmouth community members, centered around the Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) experience in medicine on April 15.
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members on April 13, 2023, at 12:00 PM are encouraged to watch our live stream panel discussion on “Caring for Muslim Patients During Ramadan”.
Watch video – Wahab Khan, an assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, is featured in a segment about how DHMC is creating a gene database that will help speed up patient diagnoses as well as anticipate future ailments. For the first time in northern New England, we’ll be able to offer this at scale. That was not possible before,” Khan said.