Articles by: Timothy Dean

O’Malley Receives Distinguished Award for Scientific Excellence

O’Malley Receives Distinguished Award for Scientific Excellence

James O’Malley, MS, PhD, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and of biomedical data science at the Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, has received the 2019 ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research) Award for Excellence in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodology.

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Dartmouth Researchers Offer New Insights into How Maternal Immunity Impacts Neonatal HSV

Findings from a Dartmouth-led study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, are offering new insights into neonatal herpes, its impact on developing nervous systems, and how newborns can be protected from the disease. In this innovative study, investigators were able to measure not only mortality but also neurological consequences of infection in mice who acquired the virus.

STEM Program Helps High Schoolers Make Connections, See What’s Possible

STEM Program Helps High Schoolers Make Connections, See What’s Possible

Geisel first-year students and Sweitzer Fellows Shuaibu Ali ’21 and Kenny Williams ’21 are partnering with classmates and local high schools to offer Upper Valley STEM Scholars. The program allows students to gain exposure and mentorship in STEM fields like medicine, while learning how societal issues impact the health of communities.

Anne Schuchat, MD, to Speak at Geisel’s Class Day Ceremony

Anne Schuchat, MD, to Speak at Geisel’s Class Day Ceremony

Anne Schuchat MED ’84, the principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a retired rear admiral from the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), will be the featured speaker at Geisel’s 2019 Class Day Ceremony, which will be held Saturday, June 1 at the Hopkins Center’s Spaulding Auditorium.

SYNERGY Informatics Workshop on i2b2 March 22

Have you been wondering if there are enough eligible patients to support your study? Find out using Dartmouth i2b2—the patient cohort discovery tool! SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute will provide an overview of i2b2 this Friday, March 22 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM in Auditorium H at DHMC (includes a light breakfast).

Part of the SYNERGY Spring Research Informatics Workshop Series, the session will include a basic introduction, sample queries, and how to get an account. To register, go to: https://is.gd/Information_Request.
To see the full schedule of workshops, visit: https://synergy.dartmouth.edu/i2b2-redcap-workshops-spring-2019

Spring Workshop Series by SYNERGY

This spring, SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute will be running a series of workshops at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (from March 22 through May 31) for two informatics tools: REDCap and i2b2. REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and data. Dartmouth i2b2, the patient cohort discovery tool, will allow you to answer questions like: Are there enough eligible patients to support my study? How many patients are taking a certain medication? For how long?

Attendees of the TB Symposium: Critical Updates in TB Care and Prevention in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The symposium was a joint effort by Geisel’s DarDar programs and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, and Tanzania's National TB and Leprosy Programme and National AIDS Control Program.

Building Linkages to Combat Tuberculosis in Tanzania

Global health teams from Geisel and its partner organizations held a symposium in Dar es Salaam in December to provide critical updates in TB care, prevention, and research. The event was the latest step in their 17-year history of working collaboratively to combat HIV-related TB in Tanzania.