In the News

Judge Urged to Force Mental Health Changes in Mississippi – Associated Press

Read article – Quotes the testimony of Robert Drake, the Andrew Thomson, Jr., 1946 Professor, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and of community and family medicine, in an article about how the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge in a recent hearing that Mississippi provides too few mental health services in the community and confines too many people in state mental hospitals. Drake served as an expert witness for the federal government and testified that a review found 154 current and former state hospital patients didn’t appear to receive community services, even though state documents called for such services.

New Technique Could Produce Treatments for Wide Variety of Diseases Along With Cancer – Biotech Times

Read article – Quotes Arti Gaur, assistant professor of neurology, and Glenn Micalizio, the New Hampshire Professor of Chemistry, in an article about how they and fellow researchers at Dartmouth have developed a new strategy for drug discovery and development that can be used to produce targeted therapies against diseases such as cancer and neurodegeneration.

Mississippi Challenges Federal Witnesses in Mental Health Trial – The Meridan Star

Read article – Quotes the testimony of Robert Drake, the Andrew Thomson, Jr., 1946 Professor, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and of community and family medicine, in an article about how the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge in a recent hearing that Mississippi provides too few mental health services in the community and confines too many people in state mental hospitals. Drake testified about his experience modifying mental healthcare in New Hampshire and Vermont in the early 2000s.

Sunday Seniors: Dartmouth Initiative Aims to Help Patients Plan Ahead for Dementia Care – Valley News

Read article – Quotes Megan Bunnell ’19 (D ’13), and Robert Santulli, visiting associate professor in psychological and brain sciences, in a feature story about a new type of advance directive they created called the Dartmouth Dementia Directive, which aims to get people thinking more about what care they wish to receive if they are diagnosed with a memory disorder.

Biologic Medications for Arthritis and Psoriasis Have Flooded the Market—and Been Linked to 34,000 Deaths – Journal Sentinel

Read article – Quotes Steven Woloshin, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about how drugs for arthritis and psoriasis—such as Humira and Enbrel—have flooded the market over the past 20 years and have been linked to many deaths.

Arthritis, Psoriasis Medication: 34K Deaths Linked to Biologic Drugs – MSN via Journal Sentinel

Read article – Continued coverage of 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 about how drugs for arthritis and psoriasis—such as Humira and Enbrel—have flooded the market over the past 20 years and have been linked to many deaths.

Bottom Line: Pete and Gerry’s Asks for PETA-Backed Lawsuit to Be Dismissed; Combing Brains and Brawn – Valley News

Read article – A news brief announcing that Laleh Talebian, Geisel ’05, and Karlen Thyne, a personal trainer and an award-winning bodybuilder, have opened DNA Dynamic Natural Athletes in the space formerly occupied by Curves on Route 5 in White River Junction, Vt. Describing itself as an “integrative wellness center and open exercise space,” DNA provides health evaluations along with nutrition plans, personal fitness coaching, and endurance training.