John R. Butterly, MD, FACP, FACC, a cardiologist and a professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been elected president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.
Geisel faculty and students recently partnered with two Native American communities to photograph the social and environmental factors that promote or pose obstacles to healthy lifestyles.
Second-year Geisel School of Medicine student Adrianna Stanley received a Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. The Fellowship, given by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, is dedicated to nurturing medical students interested in tropical medicine.
Researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice are working to help women make informed choices about contraception through a project called, “Right For Me: Birth control decisions made easier.”
When Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health of the Republic of Rwanda, spoke to members of Dartmouth community about her nation’s experience in building a new health care system, she reminded them not to forget that “behind every statistic there is a human being.”
Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named Chair of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Her term begins October 26.
This Focus on Faculty Q&A is part of an ongoing series of interviews exploring what keeps Dartmouth professors busy inside—and outside—the classroom.
A team of Geisel faculty, students, and pediatric staff at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock received a Clinical Care Innovation Challenge Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges for creating a new model of care for in utero opioid-exposed and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-affected newborns.
Paula Schnurr, PhD, Research Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, has been named Executive Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) presented its highest individual achievement award to Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.