An advocate for underrepresented students, Luis Rosa, MEd, LCMHC, has spent the better part of his career focusing on their mental health needs. He now works with Geisel’s Counseling Services team where he continues his dedication to the wellbeing of Black, LGBTQ, and multi-racial students.
The Homeless Healthcare Outreach Program, a collaboration between Geisel medical students, Upper Valley Haven, and Good Neighbor Health Clinic, supports those experiencing homelessness in a time of increased health and economic vulnerability. Results of this initiative are described in “Lessons from a Free Clinic During Covid-19: Medical Students Serving Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Using Tele-Health” in the October issue of The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.
Steven L. Bernstein, MD, has been named as the inaugural Chief Research Officer for Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), Associate Dean of Clinical Research at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Director of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Geisel.
The next Medical Student Grand Rounds will be held via Zoom on November 11 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Please RSVP at the link below to receive the Zoom link for the meeting.
A team of researchers led by Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center has identified mammary basal cells as a contributing source to the development of heterogeneous tumor cell subpopulations and found that activation of the PKA signaling pathway can curtail their emergence, providing opportunities for new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer.
Geisel students are among those from more than 50 medical schools nationwide who have partnered with VotER, a nonpartisan initiative, to ensure that patients can register to vote and cast their ballots in a healthy way this November.
Findings from a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, show that involving pediatric practices in the promotion of private well water testing can influence parental compliance.
Carolyn Murray, MD, MPH, an assistant professor at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received a national award from the American College of Preventive Medicine for outstanding contributions to preventive medicine and public health.
On October 14, Geisel’s first-year medical students received their white coats, marking an important symbolic step in their medical careers.
Prachee Avasthi, PhD, an associate professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named president of the ASAPbio (Accelerating Science and Publication in biology) organization—a scientist-driven nonprofit promoting transparency and innovation in life sciences communication.