In the following Q & A, Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor in Health Policy and Clinical Practice and director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses her work to refocus the Dartmouth Atlas—a longstanding public data resource—to embody The Dartmouth Institute’s health equity goals.
New Study Finds Substantial Racial Inequities in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Findings from a new national study, led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show an alarming disparity in the treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) among White, Black, and Hispanic patients.
Addressing High Costs and Greed in Healthcare: Q & A with Dr. Elliott Fisher
In their recent paper published in Health Affairs Forefront, Dartmouth’s Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, and colleague George Isham, MD, MS, discuss the problem of greed in healthcare and outline actions each of us could take to address the inequities in our current system and improve both care and costs for everyone.
Weighing the Potential Risks and Benefits of Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests: Q & A with Dr. Glyn Elwyn
In the following Q & A, Glyn Elwyn, MD, PhD, MSc, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses the controversy surrounding multi-cancer early detection tests (MCEDs), which may soon be widely available to consumers.
Student-Led Study Finds Female Physicians Still Face Earning Penalty Compared with Male Physicians
A study led by Geisel School of Medicine fourth-year student Lucy Skinner ’23, MPH ’21, found that female physicians with children earn on average $3.1 million less than male physicians with children over a 40-year career.
The Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelics
Second-year Geisel medical student Jeffrey Nicol discusses his research into the potential benefits of psychedelic medicine in psychiatry.
Dartmouth Vaccine Technology Helped Save Millions
Technology developed by a team of scientists at Dartmouth, including faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students, that contributed to the development of COVID-19 vaccines will allow Dartmouth to make major investments into advancing its research and education enterprise.
New Study Shows that Many Women Minimize Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer
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 Finds that Team-Based Coaching Reduces Risks of Acute Kidney Injury After Heart Procedures
Dartmouth-led study shows most effective interventions in reducing acute kidney injury following cardiac catheterizations.
Demidenko Receives Prestigious Ziegel Book Award in Statistics
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.