Karen Fortuna, PhD, LICSW, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and a research health scientist at the VA White River Junction Healthcare System, has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) standing committee of experts in primary care delivery, research, and policy.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
A team of researchers, led by Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been awarded a $16.2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to study inequity in health and social care for adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).
Soni Lacefield, PhD, a professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Geisel, has been named a 2023 Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Results from a new study conducted by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and published in the August issue of Health Affairs, show that nearly half of low-value care received by Medicare beneficiaries happens outside of their health systems.
This week, the Geisel School of Medicine welcomed candidates enrolled in its residential and hybrid Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Science in Healthcare Research (MS) programs to campus for their orientation sessions, which served as a kickoff to a new academic year.
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane A. Compton, PhD, has appointed Susan B. Roberts, PhD, as the medical school’s Senior Associate Dean of Foundational Research. Roberts is an internationally known nutrition and behavioral change scientist with more than 30 years of experience developing innovative research programs to advance health in the U.S. and abroad.
Sandra Wong, MD, MS, the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor of Surgery at Geisel School of Medicine, and Christine Finn, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry at Geisel, have been accepted into the 2023-2024 class of fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) program and the Executive Leadership in Health Care (ELH) program at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Marnie Halpern, PhD, the Andrew Thomson, Jr., MD 1946 Professor and chair of Molecular and Systems Biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named an inaugural elected member of the Society for Developmental Biology Academy.
Inclement weather failed to dampen the spirits of those attending the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine MPH and MS Program’s 2023 Class Day event, held last Friday on the lawn of the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center.
New findings from a project led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and published in the journal JAMA Network Open, show the dramatic impact that smoking status has on mortality and more accurately predict the risk of dying from cancer and other diseases.