A new study, published in JAMA Network Open and involving researchers from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Boston University (BU), finds that many women underestimate the importance of breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer.
Dartmouth-led study shows most effective interventions in reducing acute kidney injury following cardiac catheterizations.
Eugene Demidenko, PhD, a professor of biomedical data science and of community and family medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received the 2022 Ziegel Prize for his book Advanced Statistics with Applications in R.
Findings from a new study published in Cell Reports, involving a collaborative effort between researchers at the Luikart Laboratory at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and the Weston Laboratory at the University of Vermont, are providing further insight into the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders and pointing to possible treatments.
Steven Woloshin, MD, MS, a professor of medicine and community and family medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, and Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS, his wife and research partner who died in 2018, have received the John E. Eisenberg Award for Practical Application of Medical Decision Making Research from the Society for Medical Decision Making.
A Dartmouth-led research group, including investigators from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to compare the impact of sharing visit recordings to care as usual in older adults with diabetes.
Geisel School of Medicine medical students Faraz Farhadi ’24 and Harun Sugito ’23, along with Professor of Radiology Petra Lewis, MBBS, and Sidak Pannu, MD, have received a Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) Education Project Award to support DartRad.
Dartmouth orthopaedic surgeon Vincent Pellegrini, Jr. MED’79, FAOA receives Distinguished Clinician Educator Award.
A Dartmouth-led research group, including investigators from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Texas Medical Branch and Harvard Medical School, has received a $7 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare the effectiveness of sharing clinic visit information via a patient portal versus an audio recording with older adults and caregivers.
Despite professional guidelines recommending early serious illness conversations for all patients with advanced cancer, many times these conversations occur, late or not at all. A collaborative research initiative at Dartmouth Cancer Center shows promise in improving patient–clinician communication by increasing the conduct and documentation of these important conversations in two medical oncology clinics.