After ten years working as a neuroscientist, David Royal (’10) decided it was time for a career change. His search for a new career led him to the MS program at TDI. Now he’s putting his TDI education to use every day in Kabul, Afghanistan, helping hospitals transition from being Coalition-led to Afghan-led.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine officially welcomes 89 new students to its MD program this week. The Class of 2018 brings with it not only high academic achievements, but also a diversity of backgrounds, experience, and service from around the world.
As students across the region prepare for their fall athletic season, Dartmouth researchers are reporting that these activities can bring more health benefits than cardiovascular health and obesity prevention.
Dr. Norm Payson’s experience as a scholarship student at Dartmouth inspired him to donate funds to help ease the pressures of debt for medical students at the Geisel School of Medicine.
Using quality improvement measures in eight of the 10 hospitals in the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group, researchers have found a way to reduce kidney injury in patients undergoing a procedure with contrast dye.
Dartmouth researchers are exploring ways to use nano particles to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.
“It’s my turn to give the next generation the opportunity that I had,” says Alan Mandel ’79, “a great beginning to a lifetime of practicing medicine.”
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.
Lila May Walkden Flounders’ support of the Koop Institute was inspired by Dr. C. Everett Koop’s willingness to take on big challenges and confront powerful interests as Surgeon General in the 1980s.
This summer, second-year student Tiffany Hoang is helping to implement a text message-based program to promote maternal health in Vietnam.