At a special roundtable event on Friday, Sept. 29, co-sponsored by Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health, and the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth, five former U.S. Surgeons General shared their perspectives on a range of issues affecting the future of healthcare in the U.S.
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Thank you to the five former US Surgeons General for joining us at Dartmouth for an extraordinary and inspiring conversation on the future of healthcare. In case you missed it you can watch the video here.
A new study from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, published this week in JAMA Network Open, finds that most U.S. physician practices and hospitals report screening patients for at least one social need, a trend that is expected to increase in the future, and that practices that care for disadvantaged patients report higher screening rates.
There is a strong association between the amount that U.S. states spend on their residents through statewide taxation and state government expenditures and middle-aged mortality rates, according to a new Dartmouth study in the journal PLOS One.
In a briefing to the House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Geisel professor Lisa Marsch, PhD, Principal Investigator of the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network, presented data from her NIDA-funded New Hampshire Hot Spot Study on heroin and synthetic drug use.
Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, who was recently appointed director of the The Dartmouth Institute-based Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.
Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.
Elizabeth Talbot, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Geisel, who specializes in infectious disease and international health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and also serves as New Hampshire’s deputy state epidemiologist, shares the latest on what the scientific and medical communities are learning about Zika.
Three rising third-year Geisel medical students have received a distinguished national public health award for their efforts over the past two years to improve both awareness of and access to health care for migrant farm workers in the Upper Valley.
A new Dartmouth-led study has found that drinking water from private wells, particularly dug wells established during the first half of the 20th century, may have contributed to the elevated risk of bladder cancer that has been observed in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont for over 50 years.