This year’s Geisel MLK celebration will focus on bringing a social justice and equity lens to addiction, fostering awareness of harm reduction and health promotion, offering hope to those struggling with addiction and engaging with community efforts to envision paths toward healing.
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Geisel Researchers to Receive $5.3 Million Award to Study Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Pregnant Women
A research team at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has been approved for a $5.3 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)—to conduct comparative clinical effectiveness research on medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorders.
E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful Than Beneficial According to Evidence-Based Research
Dartmouth study finds e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit.
Study Finds Legal Cannabis Laws Impact Teen Use
A new study by researchers at Dartmouth has found that adolescents living in medical marijuana states with a plethora of dispensaries are more likely to have tried new methods of cannabis use, such as edibles and vaping, at a younger age than those living in states with fewer dispensaries.
Capturing Cocaine Use in Real Time
Geisel professor Lisa Marsch is leading a project with colleagues from across the U.S. to develop and test a smart watch able to detect cocaine use, in real time, by capturing heart rate data.
Doctors Helping Doctors
The keynote speaker, a slight, dignified, gray-haired woman, made her way to the podium. Now retired, she had long been a respected and beloved physician.