Two students in the Master of Public Health program at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Amber Nieves ’23 and Brandon Huxley ’23, have been named This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassadors for 2022-2023 by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
Surachai Supattapone, MD, PhD, a professor of biochemistry and cell biology and of medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The prestigious $4.9 million award will provide up to seven years of funding for his research on prions—infectious agents that cause fatal neurogenerative diseases.
A Dartmouth-led research group, including investigators from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Texas Medical Branch and Harvard Medical School, has received a $7 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare the effectiveness of sharing clinic visit information via a patient portal versus an audio recording with older adults and caregivers.
Reflecting the strength of his interdisciplinary training, Ze Zhang, a PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) and the Department of Epidemiology at Geisel, recently earned second prize for Outstanding Graduate Research in Computational Science in the Neukom Institute’s 2022 Research Awards.
Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor in Health Policy and Clinical Practice and director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been accepted into the 2022-2023 class of fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program for women.
Jeremiah Brown, PhD, a professor of epidemiology, of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and of biomedical data science at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named Chair of the Science of Implementation in Health and Healthcare Study Section (SIHH), a standing study section in the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He begins his two-year term effective July 1, 2022.
On Friday afternoon, June 10, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice celebrated the academic accomplishments of 102 of its MPH and MS graduates during its annual Class Day ceremony.
Steven Woloshin, MD, MS, a professor of medicine and community and family medicine, and co-director of the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses the controversy surrounding the FDA’s approval of Aducanumab—a new drug to treat mild Alzheimer disease.
A team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine has received a $4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to improve “triadic” interactions between patients living with dementia, their care partners, and their clinicians.
A $1 million gift from John Flatley and his wife, Kate, to a team of investigators at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine will provide essential funding to develop new and more effective therapies for people with Cystic Fibrosis.