A team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, led by Inas Khayal, PhD, has received a $1.2 million funding award from the American Cancer Society to identify local healthcare disparities for over 2,000 hospitals providing cancer care across the U.S. to help them improve healthcare disparities and achieve better outcomes for patients.
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Dartmouth Launches New Health Equity Faculty Fellows Program
A new collaboration between Geisel School of Medicine’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Dartmouth Health will work to advance health equity research productivity among early-career Geisel faculty, including having them successfully apply for a career development award from the NIH.
Dartmouth MPH Students Named Public Health Ambassadors
Two students in the Master of Public Health program at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Amber Nieves ’23 and Brandon Huxley ’23, have been named This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassadors for 2022-2023 by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.
The Dartmouth Institute Celebrates Class of 2022
On Friday afternoon, June 10, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice celebrated the academic accomplishments of 102 of its MPH and MS graduates during its annual Class Day ceremony.
Geisel Study Finds Higher Death Rates in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment During the Pandemic
Findings from a new study, led by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in JAMA Neurology, show that higher death rates have been associated with the COVID-19 pandemic among older adults with cognitive impairment—especially in racial and ethnic minority populations and those living in nursing homes.
James O’Malley Named to Endowed Professorship
James O’Malley, MS, PhD, a professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and of Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been named to the Peggy Y. Thomson Professorship in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences.
Dartmouth Study Assesses How Consumers Interpret and Act on Results from At-Home COVID-19 Self Tests
A new study by researchers at Dartmouth, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Lisa Schwartz Foundation for Truth in Medicine, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, shows that people using COVID home test kits may fail to self-quarantine or may quarantine unnecessarily because they misinterpret the implications of test results.
Online/Hybrid MPH Students Together Again for the First Time
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice’s Master of Public Health online/hybrid program met for the first time during the intensive week in December.
Geisel Researcher Receives Grants to Improve News Media Reporting on Medical Research
Steven Woloshin, MD, MS, a professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute, has received grants from the Arnold Foundation and the National Institute for Health Care Management to continue his work to train journalists for more reliable reporting on medical research.
Dartmouth Study Reveals Flaws in Statistical Modeling Approach Used in Health Services Research
Findings from a new study conducted jointly at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, and published in Health Services Research, highlight the statistical drawbacks of one form of analysis commonly used in health services research while demonstrating the benefits of another.