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Geisel Announces New Master’s Degree in Health Data Science

Geisel Announces New Master’s Degree in Health Data Science

Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018.

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Geisel Researchers to Receive $1 Million Award for Comparative Outcomes Research

A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients. 

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Kathryn Kirkland Named to the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine

Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD, a professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, section chief and director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and a 1986 graduate of the medical school has been named the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine.

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Dr. Mark Creager Named to Anna Gundlach Huber Professorship in Medicine

Mark Creager, MD, has been named the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor in Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Creager, a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Geisel since 2015, also directs the Heart and Vascular Center within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.

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Dartmouth Research Finds Link Between Fast-food Ads and Fast-food Consumption Among Pre-school Children

Pre-school age children who are exposed to child-targeted fast-food advertising on television are considerably more likely to consume fast-food products, according to a recent Dartmouth-led study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition.

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