Nearly 140 students, residents, faculty, community preceptors, mid-level providers, and nurses attended an Educators’ Symposium hosted by Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock on January 6-7 at DHMC in Lebanon.
Articles by: Timothy Dean
Arminja Kettenbach, PhD, an assistant professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Geisel, recently received two high-profile grant awards to support her research in proteomics, which is shedding new light on what goes wrong in cell division during cancer.
Taryn Weinstein, Geisel’s new director of Student Affairs, says the school’s strong community helped ease her family’s transition from the busy New York City area earlier this year. “My role involves working in a variety of ways to help keep the students happy, healthy, and successful in all of their endeavors,” she says.
Led by Alan I. Green, MD, a team of scientists at Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Geisel’s department of Biomedical Data Science are helping to lead a national effort to centralize IRB (institutional review board) review for clinical research among the NIH’s 64 CTSA research centers.
As the Dartmouth community and the nation celebrate Veteran’s Day 2016, 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.
Three innovative research pilots, pairing Dartmouth investigators with community-based partners, are being funded by Dartmouth SYNERGY’s Community Engagement Research Core to address challenging health problems facing our communities.
Nationally ranked track athlete Brent Bates’ love of sports, and a fateful knee injury, led him to pursue a master’s research program in his home country of Canada before choosing the Geisel School of Medicine, where he plans to focus on sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.
Two innovative new products designed to improve patient care are being developed by Richard Barth, Jr., MD, and William Hudenko, PhD, through the SYNERGY Clinician-Entrepreneur Fellowship (S-CEF) program. Headed by Aaron Kaplan, MD, the S-CEF seeks to cultivate entrepreneurial skills among clinical faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Elizabeth Talbot, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Geisel, who specializes in infectious disease and international health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and also serves as New Hampshire’s deputy state epidemiologist, shares the latest on what the scientific and medical communities are learning about Zika.
Alexandra Howell, PhD, a research biologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction, VT, and a professor at Geisel, has received the VISN 1 Network Director’s ICARE award from the VA New England Healthcare System.