A new statistical approach to measuring the cancer burden in the United States reveals decades of progress in fighting cancer, progress previously masked by the falling death rates of other diseases.
Research carried out in two distinct communities in Colombia illustrates how coevolution between humans and bacteria can affect a person’s risk of disease.
A generous gift to Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine from the family of Murray B. Bornstein, MD (D’39), will establish a neurology professorship in his name.
As part of her Schweitzer Fellowship, Geisel student Ilda Bajraktari has created a program in which she leads older adults through a combination of aerobic, flexibility, and resistance training to help them stay fit, improve balance and prevent falls.
“The more options you have as a learner, the better it is. There’s a culture of that here at Geisel, where students are really working to promote their own learning and everyone else’s learning at the same time,” says Geisel medical student Aaron Steen. Steen, a second-year student, received an iPad […]
Leslie R. DeMars, MD, has been named interim Chair of Obstetrics/Gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, replacing Richard H. Reindollar, MD, who had served as chair since 2005.
Over half a century after the start of the Civil Rights movement, racial and ethnic disparities in quality and access persist in the ever-changing landscape of American health care. Minority mental health in particular is one of the most opportune areas for improvement. This year’s MLK Celebration at the Geisel […]
While participating in Geisel School of Medicine’s first-year community service program – called Valley Quest – during orientation week, medical student Tyler Giberson discusses the importance of stepping outside of the classroom, volunteering in the community, and improving lives.
I sheepishly make my way through the crowded, chaotic waiting room of Friend Family Health Center, one of the free primary care clinics here on Chicago’s South Side.
Freddie Fu, MD, a 1975 graduate of Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, shared his “20 Thoughts for Young Doctors” in his keynote speech to first-year medical students at the school’s a annual White Coat ceremony.