Articles by: Timothy Dean

Zika virus is primarily transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedes genus, mainly Aedes aegypti in tropical regions. (World Health Organization, photo: Shutterstock)

An Update on the Zika Virus: Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Talbot

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.

Caledonia Moore ‘18, Michael Connerney ‘18, and Claire Hogue ‘18 were presented their Excellence in Public Health Awards by Lt. Commander Kent A. Conforti, MLS (ASCP) of the U.S. Public Health Service.

Geisel Medical Students Earn Public Health Award

Three rising third-year Geisel medical students have received a distinguished national public health award for their efforts over the past two years to improve both awareness of and access to health care for migrant farm workers in the Upper Valley.

Jack Westfall, MD, MPH, chief medical officer and director of the High Plains Research Network.

Breathing New Life Into Community-based Research

The Dartmouth CO-OP Primary Care Research Network enjoyed the largest turnout ever for its annual meeting. The group of primary care practitioners and researchers are dedicated to improving patient care and the practice of primary care in rural communities.