The Concord Monitor – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson, a professor of physiology and of biochemistry, and senior associate dean for faculty affairs, responds to a recent Bloomberg opinion piece that suggests large endowments of elite colleges result in professors who “obscure research that no one uses or reads.”
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The Town Where Everyone Talks About Death
NPR -During yesterday’s broadcast, NPR’s Morning Edition discussed research from the Dartmouth Atlas which found that La Crosse, Wisconsin spends less on end-of-life care than any other place in the country.
Two from Geisel Named to “40 Smartest People in Health Care” List
Becker’s Hospital Review – Becker’s Hospital Review has released a “40 of the Smartest People in Health Care” list. Elliott Fisher, Geisel Professor and Director of The Dartmouth Institute at Geisel, and Geisel Board of Overseer Member Peter Slavin, President of Massachusetts General Hospital, were among the 40 leaders named to the list.
What’s Your Favorite Doctor Joke?
MedPage Today – Continued coverage of a study led by Matthew Davis, an instructor at The Dartmouth Institute, who monitored the comments of more than 33,000 Facebook users to examine the jokes people make about doctors.
Researchers Find Suicide Trends Among U.S. Soldiers
U.S. News & World Report – Provides an excerpt from an editorial written by Matthew Friedman which accompanied a recent study on soldiers’ mental health published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Bedroom TVs Tied to Weight Gain Among Kids: Study
Reuters via Yahoo! News – Continued coverage of a Geisel study published in JAMA Pediatrics which found that the presence of televisions in children’s bedrooms is linked to weight gain.
TVs in Kids’ Bedrooms Tied to Extra Pounds
TODAY – An extensive story on a Geisel study published in JAMA Pediatrics which found that the presence of televisions in children’s bedrooms is linked to weight gain.
Why Are Synthetic Hormones Off-Limits in Sports?
Pacific Standard – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson poses two questions: “Should intersex women who have naturally elevated levels of steroids called androgens be eligible to compete as women?” and, “Should athletes, male or female, be able to administer chemically modified androgens (anabolic steroids) to improve athletic performance?”
Hot Topics: Accountable Care Organizations
MedPage Today – Elliott Fisher participated in a video interview in which he and other experts answered the question, “What is needed to show that accountable care organizations (ACOs) can save money and provide more efficient and effective care?”
One-liners may hint at feelings about health care
USA Today – Continued coverage of a study led by Matthew Davis, an instructor at The Dartmouth Institute, who monitored the comments of more than 33,000 Facebook users to examine the jokes people make about doctors. Davis is quoted in the story