Gowri Anandarajah, a member of the Class of 1988 and a professor of family medicine at Brown, has studied the place of spirituality in medicine—for both patients and physicians.
Over the course of the World Cup, young soccer fans representing Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization founded by Tommy Clark (D’92, Med’01), have had the chance to learn about creating positive change in their community and, of course, to play some soccer.
“Virtual Prouty-ers” have walked the Great Wall of China, run in Australia, cycled in France, and mountain biked in California.
From the litter box to the laboratory, a microscopic organism native to cats shows promise in treating cancer. Dartmouth researchers’ mutated strain of T. gondii reprograms the natural power of the immune system to kill cells.
This summer, medical student Auriel August (’17) is working with the DarDar Pediatric Program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Few words cause as strong a reaction and carry as much weight as “cancer.” But as doctors and scientists have known for many years, the term comprises an enormous range of conditions.
Each July, a special community gathers to fight cancer by taking part in activities that raise funds for research and promote the health of participants.
This year, the Prouty features a new anthem – “I Am More” – written by Walt Cunningham, director of The Dartmouth College Gospel Choir.
Over the next year, Dartmouth researchers will carry out a pilot study to determine if a new standardized protocol can help smokers with vascular disease quit smoking.
A new endowed professorship will support the work of Geisel professor James Sargent, a leading expert in the relationship between mass media and risky behavior among children and adolescents.