Dartmouth physician and former astronaut Jay Buckey, MD is leading a team of international investigators testing new virtual reality technology in the Arctic this winter. Their goal is to see whether simulated natural beauty can relieve the psychological challenges of living in the isolated confines of deep space travel.
Aaron V. Kaplan, MD, professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the Heart & Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status […]
In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, Dartmouth researchers found that the more children watched television channels that aired ads for children’s fast food meals, the more frequently their families visited those fast food restaurants.
Young people across the United States who smoke electronic cigarettes are considerably more likely to start smoking traditional cigarettes within a year than their peers who do not smoke e-cigarettes, according to an analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth.
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.
Dartmouth has been named one of three National Centers of Excellence by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to study health care delivery and patient outcomes.
Wesley A. Benbow, MBA, has been named Executive Dean for Administration and Finance for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this role, Mr. Benbow will be responsible for the management of all of Geisel’s administrative, financial, and non-academic affairs.
Ten students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2015-16 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.
A new randomized clinical trial with Dartmouth investigators has noted significant improvement in several measures among those who began palliative care early.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.