Two well-attended community events hosted by Dartmouth Health and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice on January 27 reflected the important role that arts and humanities play in medicine and public health.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
Geisel Launches New Center for Implementation Science
The new Dartmouth Center for Implementation Science (DCIS) at the Geisel School of Medicine will work with community partners across the Dartmouth enterprise to effectively move scientific evidence into routine practice.
New Study Shows that Many Women Minimize Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer
A new study, published in JAMA Network Open and involving researchers from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Boston University (BU), finds that many women underestimate the importance of breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer.
Dartmouth-led Study Finds that Team-Based Coaching Reduces Risks of Acute Kidney Injury After Heart Procedures
Dartmouth-led study shows most effective interventions in reducing acute kidney injury following cardiac catheterizations.
Geisel Researchers Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Address Local Disparities in Cancer Care
A team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, led by Inas Khayal, PhD, has received a $1.2 million funding award from the American Cancer Society to identify local healthcare disparities for over 2,000 hospitals providing cancer care across the U.S. to help them improve healthcare disparities and achieve better outcomes for patients.
Geisel Professor Named a 2022 National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Charles L. Sentman, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology and director of the Center for Synthetic Immunity at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named a 2022 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election as a NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.
Demidenko Receives Prestigious Ziegel Book Award in Statistics
Eugene Demidenko, PhD, a professor of biomedical data science and of community and family medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received the 2022 Ziegel Prize for his book Advanced Statistics with Applications in R.
Dartmouth Study Offers New Insights into Genetic Mutations in Autism Disorders and Points to Possible Treatments
Findings from a new study published in Cell Reports, involving a collaborative effort between researchers at the Luikart Laboratory at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and the Weston Laboratory at the University of Vermont, are providing further insight into the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders and pointing to possible treatments.
Woloshin and Schwartz Receive National Leadership Award in Medical Decision Making
Steven Woloshin, MD, MS, a professor of medicine and community and family medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, and Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS, his wife and research partner who died in 2018, have received the John E. Eisenberg Award for Practical Application of Medical Decision Making Research from the Society for Medical Decision Making.
Dartmouth Launches New Health Equity Faculty Fellows Program
A new collaboration between Geisel School of Medicine’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Dartmouth Health will work to advance health equity research productivity among early-career Geisel faculty, including having them successfully apply for a career development award from the NIH.