As part of the 2019-20 class of New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows, nine Geisel medical students will spend the next year learning to address social factors affecting community health while developing lifelong leadership skills in the process.
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Empowering Communities Through Photography
By putting cameras in the hands of people of all ages to share their point of view—a process called photovoice—Geisel researcher Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD TDI ’02 seeks to understand how a rural community’s infrastructure contributes to health behaviors.
Geisel Students Confront Granite State’s Opioid Epidemic
Project 439 seeks to stem the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire while helping those struggling with substance abuse protect their health.
SYNERGY Announces 2017 Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant Opportunities
Dartmouth SYNERGY announces the availability of grant funding for 2017 SYNERGY Community Engagement Research Pilot awards to fund innovative, interdisciplinary community engagement research proposals that emphasize the community’s role in developing and translating knowledge into improvements in clinical practice, community programs, and health policy.
Geisel Schweitzer Fellows Working to Ease the Stigma Faced by LGBTQ Youth
New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows Ana Rodriguez-Villa ’18 and Brendin Beaulieu-Jones ’18 are working to address stigma and prejudice against LGBTQ youth in Vermont’s Upper Valley.
Ten Geisel Students Named NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows
Ten students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have been selected as 2015-16 New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian.
Community-Wide Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs Associated with Reductions in Hospitalizations, Deaths, Over 40-Year Period
In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.