British Medical Journal – In this piece, Glyn Elwyn, professor and senior scientist at TDC and at TDI, discusses research from Maka Tsulukidze, a postdoctoral fellow at TDC, Stuart Grande, a postdoctoral fellow at TDC, and another colleague who all performed different studies on contemporary crowdsourcing platforms for medical patients.
In the News
BBC – This extensive story on the marketing of treatment for low testosterone, or “Low T” discusses research by Lisa Schwartz on the topic. Schwartz, a professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, and of TDI, is quoted extensively in the story and asks, “The question is, is there really any problem here to be treated?”
NHPR – Gil Fanciullo, a professor of anesthesiology at Geisel and director of pain management at DHMC, was a guest on NHPR’s The Exchange to discuss a new controversial painkiller called Zohydro. “I’m very concerned about the introduction of this drug,” says Fanciullo.
New Hampshire Union Leader– Continued coverage of a study led by Anna Tosteson that found false-positive mammograms cause increased anxiety, but it doesn’t necessarily affect women’s health. Tosteson, who was interviewed for the story, is a professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, of TDI, and is the James J. Carroll Professor of Oncology at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Geisel School of Medicine.
NBC News – Steven Woloshin is quoted on a study that found doctors are more likely to prescribe medications if they also offer free samples of those medications. Woloshin, Geisel ’96, is a professor of medicine and community and family medicine and co-director of the Center for Medicine in the Media. He was not involved in the study.
The Daily Nebraskan – Points to a study led by James Sargent and researchers at Pittsburgh University’s School of Medicine that found binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly connected to listening to music that references branded alcohol. Sargent is a professor of pediatrics, of community and family medicine, of TDI, and a co-director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Reuters – An extensive story on a study led by Anna Tosteson that found women whose mammograms suggest possible breast cancer that is then ruled out experience increased anxiety, but it doesn’t necessarily affect their health, Reuters reports. Tosteson, who was interviewed for the story, is a professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, of TDI, and is the James J. Carroll Professor of Oncology at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Geisel School of Medicine.
Concord Monitor – Quotes Seddon Savage on a new controversial drug called Zohydro that has already been banned by some doctors and medical centers, including Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Savage, Geisel ’80, is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Geisel and director of the Dartmouth Center on Addiction Recovery and Education.
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus – A story on a planned urgent care clinic to be built in Rutland, Vt. The effort is being led by Marcus Hampers, an instructor at Geisel.
Kaiser Health News via The Washington Post – Nancy Morden is quoted in an additional story on medical associations’ service offerings. Morden is an associate professor of TDI, of Geisel, and an associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at Geisel.