Read article – Article highlighted a speech by Jeremiah Brown, PhD, professor of Epidemiology and Biomedial Data Science at Geisel, at the ASN Kidney week about hospitals using team-based coaching to reduce AKI and chronic kidney disease.
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Read article – A feature on Tommy Clark ’92, Geisel ’01, crediting him with producing a generation of soccer talent in Lyme, N.H.
Read article – Features Brian O’Sullivan, professor of pediatrics and co-director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center, on The Lost Women of Science. O’Sullivan pays tribute to Dorothy Andersen, a physician and pathologist who identified and defined cystic fibrosis in 1938.
Read article – Quotes Hannah Laue, a postdoctoral fellow of epidemiology, in an article about her co-authored study that found a direct and sex-specific association between the composition of infant microbiome and early childhood behavioral health. “We found that increased diversity in the gut was better for boys, meaning it was associated with fewer behaviors like anxiety and depression, but not among girls,” said Laue.
Read article – An opinion piece co-authored by John Butterly, professor of medicine and medical education, about how the medical community in New Hampshire has seen a measurable growth in health-related issues that can be traced to changes in the climate affecting Northern New England. “Climate change is expected to bring more extreme weather events, increased coastal and river flooding, and an increase in mosquito-borne disease,” said Butterly and his co-author. “As medical professionals, we are acutely aware of the serious nature of these impacts on the health of our fellow citizens.”
Read article – Quotes Jose Mercado, assistant professor of medicine, in an article about where COVID-19 is spreading the most. “Breathing in air when close to an infected person and/or when splashes or sprays of the virus land on your eyes, nose, or mouth are all examples of how COVID-19 is spread,” said Mercado.
Read article – Quotes Keith Paulsen, the Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering and professor of radiology & surgery, and Richard Barth Jr., professor of surgery, in an article about how their product, the Breast Cancer Locator, was chosen as the NH Tech Alliance’s 2021 Product of the Year. (Picked up by 6Park.)
Read article – Features Brian O’Sullivan, professor of pediatrics and co-director of the pediatric cystic fibrosis center, on The Lost Women of Science. O’Sullivan pays tribute to Dorothy Andersen in the history of cystic fibrosis. “There’s the old saying, ‘Luck favors the prepared mind.’ The luck was that she was in a position where she saw some children, unfortunately, who had died of this problem. The prepared mind is Dorothy. I mean, she’s just brilliant, and she put this puzzle together,” said O’Sullivan.
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Kendall Hoyt, assistant professor of medicine, in an article about the role and perception of vaccines during World War II in the U.S. “There was a sense towards science, in that postwar era, that we were living in a time of miracles and wonder,” said Hoyt.