A research team at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center has found that the same vaccination programs that target human papillomavirus (hrHPV) strains in the United States may not be as effective in protecting other populations of women from the disease.
Geisel School of Medicine’s Class Day ceremony will be held virtually on June 6 while keeping traditional elements including regalia, guest speakers, and the Hippocratic oath.
$15.5 million NCI grant continues support for northern New England’s only comprehensive center.
First-year Geisel students Maha Ahmed, Aya Bashi, Amal Cheema, and Rin Heflin are doing their part to help our local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic by preparing PPE bags for Community and Parish Nurses in the Upper Valley
Carrie Colla, PhD, an associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named a 2020 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
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.