A new Dartmouth-led study published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine sheds light on the role U.S. health systems play concerning racial inequality in prescription pain medicine receipt.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
Marnie Halpern Named the Andrew Thomson, Jr., MD 1946 Professor
Renowned researcher Marnie Halpern, PhD, chair and professor of molecular and systems biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named the Andrew Thomson, Jr., MD 1946 Professor.
Corey Siegel Named the Constantine and Joyce Hampers Professor
Noted physician-researcher Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS, a professor of medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been named the Constantine and Joyce Hampers Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Navigating COVID-19 and Pandemics of the Future: Q & A with Eugene Nelson, DSc, MPH
Dr. Eugene Nelson discusses how research teams from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health are partnering to address the negative impacts of the current pandemic as well as those that may occur in the future.
Aaron McKenna Named a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences
Aaron McKenna, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Systems Biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been selected as a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Dartmouth-led Study Finds Overemphasis on Toy Giveaways in TV Ads Unfairly Promotes Fast-Food to Children
A new Dartmouth-led study, published this week in the journal Pediatrics, has found that the disproportionate use of premiums within child-targeted TV advertising for children’s fast-food meals is deceptive, violating the industry’s own self-regulatory guidelines.
Geisel Professor Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Ta-Yuan (T.Y.) Chang, PhD, a professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), considered to be one of the country’s premier scientific societies.
Geisel Researchers Receive $2.1 Million Grant to Implement Shared Decision Making Collaborative for Breast Cancer Treatments
A team of researchers at Geisel, led by Glyn Elwyn, MD, PhD, MSc, has received a $2.1 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to develop a shared decision-making process to help women with breast cancer choose between surgical treatments.
Geisel Study Examines Regional Variation in Intensity of Fracture-Associated Prescription Drug Use
A Geisel-led study reveals that there is substantial variation across different regions of the country in the intensity of fracture-associated drug use among long-term care residents, and that areas with greater use of these prescription drugs experience higher fracture rates.
Study Reveals New Insights into the Link Between Sunlight Exposure and Kidney Damage in Lupus
A new collaborative study from researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Washington and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus.