Read article – Features an interview with Anne Schuchat, MED ’84, who serves as the principal deputy director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Read article – Features comments by Stephen Conn, Geisel ’22, who started the COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Childcare Co-op last week as a way to organize childcare services for healthcare workers who are either dealing with the pandemic directly or bracing for it to hit their local hospitals.
Read article – Quotes Jenn Alford-Teaster, a geospatial research project director in the department of biomedical science, in an article that shares the steps that Dartmouth-Hitchcock is asking patients and providers to take before a patient comes to the emergency department for COVID-19 screening and testing.
Read article – Cites the Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare in an article about ProPublica‘s launch of a tool that allows you to look up how the number of patients with COVID-19 could affect hospitals in your area under various scenarios.
Read article – Achilles Therapeutics has announced the appointment of Sergio Quezada, MED ’04, Guarini ’04, as the company’s new chief scientific officer.
Read article – An opinion piece by Laura Ronan, associate professor of neurology and of medicine, in which she discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on graduate medical education.
Read article – Quotes Jennifer Emond, assistant professor of biomedical data science and of pediatrics, in an article about a new study that found that parents may allow kids to eat too much sugary breakfast cereal because the suggested serving size is smaller than they realize. “When you compute the amount of sugar by weight of the cereal, the sugar content is quite high and higher than federal recommendations,” says Emond, who wasn’t involved in the study.
Video about a new project between Geisel’s Space Medicine Innovations Lab led by Prof. Jay Buckey and the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil to investigate the possibility of using measures of central auditory processing (the part of the brain that makes sense of sound) to assess the effects of Zika and Chikungunya viruses on the brain. (Video is in Portuguese.)
Read article – Quotes family medicine doctor, John Richards ’72, Geisel ’73, of Longview, Wash., on what precautions people can take regarding COVID-19 and the coronavirus. He states that “big pharma infrastructure” in the U.S. will help researchers gain a “rapid understanding of the disease.”