Read article – An announcement that Pamela Kunz ’94, MED ’01, has been appointed leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven and Yale Cancer Center, and director of GI Medical Oncology within the Section of Medical Oncology.
In the News
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Jennifer Emond, assistant professor of biomedical data science and of pediatrics, in a feature story about a study she led that found that the overconsumption of fast food independently contributes to excess weight gain among children. (Similar coverage in News Medical.)
Read article – Quotes Jennifer Emond, assistant professor of biomedical data science and of pediatrics, in a feature story about a study she led that found that the overconsumption of fast food independently contributes to excess weight gain among children. “We now know from our studies and others, that kids who start on the path of extra weight gain during this really important time frame tend to carry it forward into adolescence and adulthood, and this sets them up for major health consequences as they get older,” says Emond. (Picked up by Pioneer News, The Hans India, The Siasat Daily, and We For News. Similar coverage in Medical Dialogues.)
Read article – An article remembering the life and career of Susan Harper, who served as the assistant dean of medical education at the Geisel School of Medicine.
Read article – Quotes Genevra Murray, research scientist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a recent study she led, which found that accountable care organizations often find it difficult to bridge the gap between health care providers and social service organizations.
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by John Batsis, associate professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, who is a member of a team of researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the University of Massachusetts Boston who have received a grant from the National Institute on Aging to develop a system that would use machine and deep learning techniques to detect changes in speech patterns to determine if someone is at risk of developing dementia.
Read article – A news brief announcing that Maria Padin, MED ’92, will oversee care delivery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s southern New Hampshire clinics in Manchester, Nashua, and Concord.
Read article – Quotes Genevra Murray, research scientist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, who collaborated with colleagues from the University of California Berkeley and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on research that found that accountable care organizations have major challenges integrating social services with medical care, including a lack of data on their patients’ social needs and the capabilities of community partners. “Policies that could facilitate the integration of social determinants include providing sustainable funding, implementing local and regional networking initiatives to facilitate partnership development, and developing standardized data on community-based organizations’ services and quality to aid providers that seek partners,” says Murray.
Read article – Quotes Brooke Judd, assistant professor of medicine and psychiatry, in an article that examines the treatment options available for people who suffer from sleep disorders.