Improving Lives

Luis Rosa: Supporting Medical Students’ Wellbeing

Luis Rosa: Supporting Medical Students’ Wellbeing

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.

Arvind Suresh ’23, Katherine Heflin ’23, Nikki Ratnapala ’23, Irene Vargas ’23, Tim Reiner ’23, Evette Ronner ’23, Amal Cheema ’23, Emily Pengelly ’23, and Katie Edwards.

Geisel Students Care for Those Struggling with Homelessness During Pandemic

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.

Murray Receives National Preventive Medicine Award

Murray Receives National Preventive Medicine Award

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.

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

Geisel Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Racism and Structural Violence

On Friday, June 19, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement and Dean’s Office hosted the Juneteenth Town Hall of Racism and Structural Violence to bring the Geisel community together to learn, reflect, and honor the lives lost to anti-Black racism.

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Three Geisel Students Receive Prestigious Public Health Service Award

Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.

Pitching In

Pitching In

Like many members of the Dartmouth community, who have been eager to find ways to provide support to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aurora Drew, PhD, decided to answer the call when she saw the request for additional volunteer moderators posted on the Upper Valley (NH/VT) Facebook Group page.