Improving Lives

The teaching hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, where Steven Bensen helped to train physicians in gastroenterology.

Finding Inspiration in Rwanda

Steve Bensen, an associate professor of medicine, had long wanted to get involved in global health work. He recently got his chance when he spent two months helping to train physicians and residents at two hospitals in Rwanda.

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Recognized for Excellence

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Recognized for Excellence

Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.

The Grassroot Soccer representatives had the chance to watch a quarterfinal game at the World Cup. Photo courtesy of Grassroot Soccer.

Playing for Hope

Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.

Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura, a Rwandan physician, works with Dr. Lisa Adams as part of the Human Resources for Health Program. Photo by Lars Blackmore.

From Rwanda to Hanover

For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.