Read article – Quotes Kendall Hoyt, assistant professor of medicine, in an article about vaccine diplomacy and the difference between the U.S. distribution strategy and that of European nations.
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Read article – Features an interview with Jillian Rork, assistant professor of surgery, in which she discusses dermatologic conditions affecting people with Down syndrome.
Read article – Quotes John Birkmeyer, adjunct professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Process, and Jonathan Skinner, the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics, in an article about a study they co-authored with colleagues at The Dartmouth Institute and Sound Physicians. The study estimated that there have been 700,000 fewer hospitalizations for non-COVID cases from March through July. “As time passed and patients began getting their surgical procedures, started getting back to outpatient doctors visits, it was interesting that there were still far fewer patients getting admitted to the hospital,” said Birkmeyer. “Perhaps the largest reason is that fewer patients are getting sick in the first place.”
Read article – Comments from Linda Titus, active emeritus professor of epidemiology, are included in an article that shares what 635 epidemiologists are planning on doing for Thanksgiving.
Read article – An announcement that Prachee Avasthi, an associate professor of biochemistry and cell biology, was selected for the 2020 Women in Cell Biology (WICB) Junior Award for Excellence in Research by the WICB of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Read article – Walter Kerschl, MED ’93, was recently appointed as the Chief Medical Officer at the WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center.
Read article – Quotes Ilir Hoxha, adjunct assistant professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about a new study he led that found female obstetricians are less likely to perform cesarean sections than their male colleagues.
Read article – A column by Sathvik Namburar, Geisel ’22, in which he reflects on his experience as a contestant on the game show Jeopardy! and meeting host Alex Trebek, who died Sunday at age 80. “Mr. Trebek’s example served as the timely and necessary reminder that with effort and focus, nearly any difficulty can be overcome,” said Namburar.
Read article – As a guest on Small Talk, Andrew Schuman, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, discusses why he went into medicine and what he loves about pediatrics.
Read article – An opinion piece by Cornel Stanciu, assistant professor of psychiatry, in which he discusses the use of psychotropic leaves from the tropical tree kratom to treat depression.