Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has appointed John Dick, III, MED ’03, interim senior associate dean of medical education, and Diana Wu, MD, interim associate dean of diversity and inclusion.
A month ago, as New Hampshire entered the third week of its “stay-at-home” order, 9.8% of New Hampshire residents had experienced any symptoms during the previous seven days; currently, 4.7% have had symptoms in the past seven days. Only 1.5% have experienced cough, shortness of breath or loss of sense of smell or taste in the past seven days, down from 4.2% four weeks ago. Overall, just over one-third (35%) of Granite Staters have experienced any symptoms during the past eight weeks.
Given to medical students in recognition of their commitment to helping address public health issues in their community,the nationally competitive U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award rewards visionary medical students who are advancing initiatives to improve social justice. Second-year Geisel students Sarah Kovan ’22, Sam Tsai ’22, and Isabelle Yang ’22, are this year’s recipients of theprestigious award.
Dartmouth researchers have created an AI model to classify colorectal polyps on histology slides. Evaluation using 238 slides from 24 institutions across 13 US states finds that the model performs as well as practicing pathologists.
A common anti-diabetes drug being tested in many clinical trials as an anti-cancer agent activated fat metabolism that promoted the survival of dormant breast cancer cells, suggesting that the drug has context-dependent effects on cancer cells.
Researchers from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have published the first data from a COVID-19 community survey launched Friday in collaboration with the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. The survey will track the progress of the COVID-19 outbreak in New Hampshire and factors associated with transmission.
In a virtual event streamed on April 7th, 2020, international epidemics expert Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, D’77, MED’81 discussed what’s known about the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned from previous epidemics, and what to expect in the coming months
Like many members of the Dartmouth community, who have been eager to find ways to provide support to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aurora Drew, PhD, decided to answer the call when she saw the request for additional volunteer moderators posted on the Upper Valley (NH/VT) Facebook Group page.
Kay Jankowski, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has received the Article of the Year Award for 2019 from Child Maltreatment, a leading peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC).
On Match Day thousands of fourth-year medical students across the U.S simultaneously learn where they will start their residency training after graduation. For medical students, the annual event is one of the most anticipated, exciting, and emotional days of their medical education. Check out our slideshow video highlighting where the Class of 2020 matched.