Research

Dartmouth-led Research Team Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Test Efficacy of Adding Audio Recordings to Clinic Visits with Older Adults

Dartmouth-led Research Team Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Test Efficacy of Adding Audio Recordings to Clinic Visits with Older Adults

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.

Research Team Receives $7 Million Funding Award to Study Most Effective Way of Sharing Clinic Visit Information with Older Adults

Research Team Receives $7 Million Funding Award to Study Most Effective Way of Sharing Clinic Visit Information with Older Adults

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.

Partnering with Patients and Care Teams Can Improve Serious Illness Communication for Patients with Advanced Cancer

Partnering with Patients and Care Teams Can Improve Serious Illness Communication for Patients with Advanced Cancer

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.

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Team Finds Increased Rate of TB Infection Among Adolescents in Tanzania

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Team Finds Increased Rate of TB Infection Among Adolescents in Tanzania

Findings from a new study published in PLOS ONE, led by investigators at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Muhimibili University of Health and Allied Sciences, show high rates of new tuberculosis (TB) infection among adolescents in Tanzania—highlighting the importance of developing TB control measures for this high-risk age group.