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.
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.
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.
More than 2,500 participants came together virtually between June 1 and July 11 to raise $2,800,000 for Norris Cotton Cancer Center during the Prouty, featuring a variety of activities and participants from around the globe.
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.
First-year Geisel students Maha Ahmed, Aya Bashi, Amal Cheema, and Rin Heflin are doing their part to help our local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic by preparing PPE bags for Community and Parish Nurses in the Upper Valley.
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.
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.
Alumna Rachel Solotaroff MED ’01 will receive the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award for Ongoing Commitment in recognition of her work with Central City Concern, a Portland, Ore., organization serving adults and families who are affected by homelessness, poverty, and addictions.