New funding is not enough to guarantee success against emerging infectious diseases around the world. Rather, good governance, a long-term technology investment strategy and strong product management skills are essential, say a Dartmouth College researcher and her co-author.
News about the success of a new Ebola vaccine may be too good to be true
Was the Ebola vaccine 100% effective, or 100% lucky? The good money is on a percentage somewhere in between, but in truth, we will never know.
Are Super Bowl beer ads a bad idea?
In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
Dartmouth: A Family
First-year medical student Andrew Park reflects on the strength of the Dartmouth community and how it came together after the sudden passing of a classmate.
Tim Lahey: Top 10 Trends in HIV This Year
This year we have seen palpable progress in the fight against AIDS, and also some astonishing hucksterism. In celebration of World AIDS Day 2014, here are 10 of the most influential trends in HIV this year.
Jim Weinstein: How we can increase price transparency in health care
There has been a great deal of focus in recent months on hospital prices and the need for more public reporting — more transparency. I couldn’t agree more, and that’s why Dartmouth-Hitchcock posts its prices for common procedures on its web site. But knowing price only gives you one part of what one needs to know.
Year 3: From 2D to 3D
Rachel Brickman ponders the changes in her Sunday routines and her outlook as she begins her third year of medical school.
Superheroes, Autophagy, and Medical School
After the first few days at Geisel, Andrew Park (’18) explains what both superheroes and autophagy have to do with life as a medical student.
Understanding TB Diagnosis in Haiti
Geisel medical student Tara Kedia checks in from Haiti, where this summer she is working on two projects related to the detection and diagnosis of tuberculosis.
Student Voices: Getting Started in Dar es Salaam
Auriel August (’17) thought her work this summer in Tanzania might get off to slow start. Instead, she is making good progress as she studies lung function among HIV-positive children.