Articles by: Susan Green

Mike Lauria '18

Mike Lauria: Answering the Call

When Mike Lauria was a Dartmouth undergraduate, he didn’t aspire to join an elite military group, nor did he have dreams of becoming a physician. But his love of emergency medicine led him to answer the call to serve his nation and community.

John Christopher, PhD, professor of psychiatry at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Making a Case for Critical Cultural Awareness

A new article published by Geisel psychiatry professor John Christopher shows that as psychologists increasingly cross international borders in response to world disasters, it is essential for them to be aware of their own cultural values, beliefs, and perceptions while interacting with people of other cultures.

The teaching hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, where Steven Bensen helped to train physicians in gastroenterology.

Finding Inspiration in Rwanda

Steve Bensen, an associate professor of medicine, had long wanted to get involved in global health work. He recently got his chance when he spent two months helping to train physicians and residents at two hospitals in Rwanda.

The Grassroot Soccer representatives had the chance to watch a quarterfinal game at the World Cup. Photo courtesy of Grassroot Soccer.

Playing for Hope

Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

One day, while Michaela Staley (’17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened.

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel’s Global Connections

As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.