Read article – Quotes Paula Schnurr, a professor of psychiatry, in an article about the use of virtual reality in treating military servicemembers with PTSD. “Virtual reality for PTSD and other disorders is effective, but it’s not more effective than standard therapy,” Schnurr said.
In the News
Read article – Amber Barnato, the director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, is interviewed on Her Story exploring how her medical career experiences led to her focus on palliative and end-of-life care.
Read article – Features Daniel R. Lucey, a clinical professor of medicine, in an article about tomato flu, reported in the news as a “new” viral infection. “This is not a new disease, and is not a new virus,” Lucey said.
Read article – Features Mark Hiatt, sport psychology director and assistant professor of psychiatry, in an article about mental health initiatives for student-athletes. “We all meet weekly and do a lot of cross-programming and education with the students,” Hiatt said of the Dartmouth Peak Performance program. “I’m the liaison between athletics and the counseling center. We’ve got a wonderful team in the counseling center at the health service, where we work together and we all see athletes.” (Picked up by Seacoast Online.)
Read article – Quotes Elizabeth Talbot, professor of medicine, and Ann Bracken, an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics, in an article about the Dartmouth-hosted webinar on Monkeypox. “We have had practice with handling COVID in terms of the infrastructure on campus for managing students,” Bracken said.
Read article – Features Nicholas Jacobson, an assistant professor of biomedical data science and psychiatry, in an article about mental health chatbots. “If you talk to me a decade from now, I think most of the chatbots will be generative,” Jacobson said. “And that’s because the experience is more human-like.”
Read article – Jonathan Skinner, a professor of economics and of The Dartmouth Institute, is featured in an article about his co-authored research into the cost of healthcare in the U.S. “The most shocking finding in some ways was that spending is completely uncorrelated with mortality,” Skinner said. (Picked up by MSN.)
Read article – Quotes Duane Compton, dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, in a news brief announcing that Lisa McBride was named as the associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at Geisel. “I am delighted to welcome Dr. McBride,” said Compton. “She brings a depth of experience to our school, and I am excited to begin working with her to support our student programs.”
Read article – Features Paul Barr, an associate professor of biomedical data science and of The Dartmouth Institute, in an article about his research team that has received a five-year, $7 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The team will assess the effectiveness of visit information provided to older adult patients and caregivers on quality of life.