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.
Articles by: Susan Green
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.
Geisel researchers Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD, and Rachel Thompson, received awards to support their comparative clinical effectiveness research.
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.
A team-teaching collaboration between a Dartmouth College anthropologist and a Geisel School of Medicine infectious-disease expert turned out to be an educational experience for both the students and the faculty.
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.
For nearly five decades, Geisel research Miguel Marin-Padilla has followed in the footsteps of Camillo Golgi by creating painstaking images that unravel the secrets of the brain.
A cooking elective led by Julia Nordgren (’99) teaches students about different diets—and about how to cook healthy, delicious food.
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.
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.