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Doctors Encourage Arsenic Testing for Private Well Owners in Dartmouth Study – NHPR

Read article – Quotes Carolyn Murray, assistant professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in a feature story about her research on ways that doctors can encourage more homeowners to test their private water wells for toxins such as arsenic. “People’s doctors generally are really unaware of where you get your drinking water, is it regulated, whether you’ve ever tested it and what you tested it for,” Murray said.

A Guide to Safely Holiday Road-Tripping Through a Pandemic – WIRED

Read article – Cites comments by Steven Woloshin, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article sharing advice on how to make decisions regarding holiday travel during the pandemic. Woloshin’s comments appear in a section regarding testing and quarantine, where he notes that there is no solid data on how well coronavirus tests perform on asymptomatic individuals.

Dartmouth Study Examines Well Water Testing in Pediatric Primary Care – WQP

Read article – Quotes Carolyn Murray, assistant professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study she conducted with fellow researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine which found that involving pediatric practices in the promotion of private well water testing can influence parental compliance.

Gerngross, Sporn Win Dartmouth Innovation Awards – NH Business Review

Read article – Tillman Gerngross, professor of engineering, and Michael Sporn, professor emeritus of pharmacology and toxicology, have been named the winners of Dartmouth’s Entrepreneurs Forum Technology Innovation and Commercialization awards. The article quotes Eric Fossum, the John H. Krehbiel Sr. Professor for Emerging Technologies, about the selection of Gerngross and Sporn as awardees. “Our awards highlight individuals who, through their inventive and entrepreneurial talents, have made strong contributions to Dartmouth and society,” said Fossum. “Honestly, it was an easy choice in selecting Tillman and Michael. I am amazed by their energy, productivity, and success, and I am proud to have them as colleagues at Dartmouth.”

Involving Pediatric Practices in Promotion of Private Well Water Testing Can Influence Parental Compliance – News Medical Life Sciences

Read article – Quotes Carolyn Murray, assistant professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study she conducted with fellow researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine which found that involving pediatric practices in the promotion of private well water testing can influence parental compliance. “We wanted to see if we could move the needle on testing by integrating it into the clinical environment as part of routine pediatric preventive care,” said Murray.