Articles by: Susan Green

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

A love of language led rower Heidi Robbins ’21 to Tanzania to study Swahili, an experience that turned her attention to global health—subsequent trips to Sierra Leone and Kenya pointed her to medical school. But a surprising invitation to train for the Olympics changed her plans.

A Bridge to Primary Care for Rural Patients

A Bridge to Primary Care for Rural Patients

Partnering with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Upper Valley Ambulance, second-year Geisel medical students Nick Valentini ’20 and Karissa LeClair ’20, created a novel solution to meeting the healthcare needs of rural patients.

Empowering Communities Through Photography

Empowering Communities Through Photography

By putting cameras in the hands of people of all ages to share their point of view—a process called photovoice—Geisel researcher Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD TDI ’02 seeks to understand how a rural community’s infrastructure contributes to health behaviors.

Patrick Tolosky '21 hiking in the mountains near Sacramento, California.

Patrick Tolosky ’21: Simple Pleasures

First-year Geisel medical student Patrick Tolosky believes empowerment through health and wellbeing can be an effective avenue toward breaking the cycle of poverty—it’s why he wants to become a physician.