Read article – The Autobiography of a Transgender Scientist by Ben Barres, Geisel ’79, is featured in a list of audiobooks by trans authors. The autobiography explores Barres’ impact on both the scientific community and gender equality.
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Read article – Quotes Bradley V. Watts, an associate professor of psychiatry, in an article about his co-authored study into the medical treatments for U.S. veterans with opioid use disorder. “Use of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) has been shown to increase quality of life, improve health outcomes and decrease illicit drug use,” the authors wrote.
Listen now – Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Director Dr. Amber Barnato was featured on the latest podcast of Freakonomics, M.D. about end-of-life medical care.
Read article – Features comments by Paul Holtzheimer, Geisel ’99, a professor of psychiatry and surgery, in an article about mental health research. “What gets complicated is that study sections at NIMH—the groups that review the grants and determine priority of studies—still think very much diagnostically,” Holtzheimer sai
Read article – Study about a treatment model for opioid use disorder with Lisa A. Marsch, Director of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health as the principal investigator.
Read article – Joseph Anderson, a professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about employment models for physicians. “Small private practices give physicians the ability to provide the best care for their patients and to adapt to changes quickly and effectively,” Anderson said.
Read article – “Given concerns about inappropriate prescribing in post-9/11 veterans, a particular emphasis for [the Veterans Health Administration] has centered on developing innovative strategies to deprescribe off-label medications,” Nancy C. Bernardy, PhD, of the department of psychiatry at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and colleagues wrote.
Read article – Rebecca Smith, Guarini ’17 and ’26, is quoted in an article about her co-authored study that found confusion among women about the density of their breasts following a breast density measure. “Although density notification has the potential to increase woman and provider awareness of density and support conversations about breast cancer risk and additional screening options, it will only be successful to the extent that women and providers understand their notifications and information shared during clinical encounters,” Smith said.
Read article – Joseph Anderson, a professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about employment models for physicians. “Small private practices give physicians the ability to provide the best care for their patients and to adapt to changes quickly and effectively,” Anderson said. (Picked up by RamaOnHealthcare.)
Read article – A scholarship has been named after Jack L. Cronenwett, professor emeritus of surgery and of the Dartmouth Institute, for his contributions to vascular care by the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative. The Jack L. Cronenwett, MD Quality Improvement Scholarship Award will support the academic endeavors of up to five top vascular-medicine students each calendar year.