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.
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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.
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
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?
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons.
Deborah Hogan, PhD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology based on her record of scientific achievement and original contributions to the field of microbiology.
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.
Results from an innovative new study conducted by a team of researchers at Geisel are the first to show that machine learning approaches can be used to identify potential substance use risk behavior, such as alcohol use, among social media users.
As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veterans Day, several of our Geisel student veterans reflect on some of the most valuable lessons they learned while serving in the military and the impact of those experiences on their path to medicine.
Results from a new study led by researchers at Geisel and presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, showed that stem cell transplantation was beneficial to scleroderma patients who don’t respond to current immunosuppressive therapies.