Global health teams from Geisel and its partner organizations held a symposium in Dar es Salaam in December to provide critical updates in TB care, prevention, and research. The event was the latest step in their 17-year history of working collaboratively to combat HIV-related TB in Tanzania.
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The Geisel School of Medicine has been awarded a 5-year, $1.5 million grant from the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health to support an infectious disease research and training program to combat HIV and tuberculosis (TB) within the newly established Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine received a grant renewal from the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health to support ongoing programs to develop research bioethics expertise throughout the east sub-Saharan Africa region.
First-year Geisel student Kristen Delwiche chose a career in medicine because she wants both the depth of understanding and the flexibility to heal on an individual and a population level.
Auriel August (’17) thought her work this summer in Tanzania might get off to slow start. Instead, she is making good progress as she studies lung function among HIV-positive children.
This summer, medical student Auriel August (’17) is working with the DarDar Pediatric Program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Address health inequities wherever they occur. That focus is key to the mission of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health at Geisel, speaks about the medical school’s commitment to underserved communities and its role in an increasingly interconnected world.
As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.
A recent grant will bolster a longstanding partnership between Geisel and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania.