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Tsongalis Receives Prestigious National Leadership Award
Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, a professor of pathology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and director of the Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Norris Cotton Cancer Center, has received the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research awards faculty faculty achievement faculty recognition Gregory Tsongalis Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Geisel Students Advocate for Single Payer Healthcare System
Second-year Geisel students Alex Doering, Reza Hessabi, and David Lakomy testified on behalf of House Bill 1241, a proposal to study the feasibility of a single payer healthcare system in New Hampshire. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News advocacy healthcare reform Home-feature medical students Source Type: news

Dartmouth Study Provides New Insights into Genetic Mutations in Autism
A new study by Geisel researchers, which appears in the journal Biological Psychiatry, is shedding new light into the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research autism autism genetics autism spectral disorders Bryan Luikart Source Type: news

Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Partner with Brigham and Women ’s Hospital for New AHA Vascular Disease Research Network
The Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are partnering with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as one of four centers in a new American Heart Association-funded research network charged with unlocking some of the mysteries behind vascular disease. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Research cardiovascular disease Dartmouth-Hitchcock heart disease Source Type: news

James Bliska to Lead Dartmouth Cystic Fibrosis Research Cluster
Noted molecular biologist James Bliska, PhD, is joining the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as a Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Immunology and senior lead faculty member of the Personalized Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Cluster, a cross-Dartmouth group of investigators established to develop innovative, personalized medicine and treatments for CF and lung infections caused by opportunistic pathogens. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Press Release Research academic cluster cystic fibrosis faculty Home-feature Source Type: news

Patrick Tolosky ’ 21: Simple Pleasures
First-year Geisel medical student Patrick Tolosky believes empowerment through health and wellbeing can be an effective avenue toward breaking the cycle of poverty—it’s why he wants to become a physician. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News first-year student Home-feature medical student student profile Source Type: news

Prominent Neuroscientist and Advocate Ben Barres MED ’ 79 Dies
Ben Barres, MD, PhD MED ’79, an internationally renowned neuroscientist and outspoken advocate for equality and inclusion in science, died December 27, 2017 in Palo Alto, CA. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Alumni News Ben Barres neuroscience obituary Source Type: news

Walking the Shoreline: Erosion, Regrowth, and Professional Formation
In an essay for JAMA based on her speech at this year's White Coat ceremony, Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD MED ’86, a professor of medicine and the Dorothy and John J. Byrne, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Palliative Medicine, uses the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation and changes of a medical career. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: News News & Announcements Source Type: news

Geisel Graduate Students Selected for Entrepreneurs ’ Fellowship Program
Two outstanding graduate student researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Heidi Chapman and Riley Hampsch, are gaining knowledge and skills in the biotechnology sector as recipients of 2017 Dartmouth SYNERGY/Celdara Medical High-Potential Entrepreneurs’ Fellowships. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Features grad students internships PEMM research Source Type: news

Rahul Sarpeshkar Among Three Named IEEE Fellows
Geisel Professor Rahul Sarpeshkar, PhD is one of three Dartmouth faculty being honored as 2018 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 2, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News academic cluster faculty faculty recognition Features IEEE Source Type: news

Sandra Wong Named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, chair of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named the William N. and Bessie Allyn Professor in Surgery. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Donor Impact News Press Release Dartmouth-Hitchcock endowed professorship Features Home-feature philanthropy Sandra Wong surgery Source Type: news

Geisel Emeritus Professors Honored for Their Work in Kosovo
Action for Mothers and Children, a foundation dedicated to saving the lives of mothers and babies in Kosovo, recently presented inaugural Lifetime Contribution Awards to James C. Strickler, MD, and George A. Little, MD, FAAP, during a special ceremony held at the Yale Club of New York City. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News awards faculty Features George Little global health infants James Strickler Kosovo neonatal intensive care Source Type: news

Using Social Media Big Data to Combat Prescription Drug Crisis
A Dartmouth-led study found that social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to prescription drug abuse. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Press Release big data Biomedical Data Science drug abuse Features prescription drug abuse social media Source Type: news

Student Spotlight – Meghan Bullock ’20: Changing Lanes
Experiences such as working as a volunteer on medical mission trips to Honduras and practicing as an oncology nurse in Arizona helped Meghan Bullock ’20 decide that medical school was the right path for her. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 15, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News cancer Features global health Home-feature medical student Norris Cotton Cancer Center Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Road to Geisel: Class of ’21, Part 2
Meet some of the members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2021—KC Collier, Tianrae Chu, and Allie Morgan—as they share their stories about what brought them to the Dartmouth community and why they wanted to pursue a career in medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider Multimedia News Video class of 2021 Features Home-feature medical education medical students Road to Geisel Source Type: news

Bill Eidtson: Informal Modes of Education
When Bill Eidtson, Geisel’s director of learning support and accessibility services, talks about his interest in education, the conversation is punctuated with lively observations on educational technology and satire, which on the surface appear to be unrelated. However, he believes they can help people develop critical thinking skills. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Bill Eidtson Features medical education medical students Source Type: news

Gregory Ogrinc Named Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Geisel
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, announced today that Gregory Ogrinc, MD, MS, an internationally recognized innovator in medical education, has been name the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, a role that he has served in on an interim basis since 2014. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Education Insider News Press Release Gregory Ogrinc Home-feature medical education Source Type: news

Road to Geisel: Class of ’ 21
Meet some of the members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2021—Sand Mastrangelo, Shuaibu Ali, Sylvia Guerra, and Meredith Ryan—as they share their stories about what brought them to the Dartmouth community and why they wanted to pursue a career in medicine (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education Insider Multimedia News Video class of 2021 medical students Road to Geisel Source Type: news

Geisel Announces New Master ’ s Degree in Health Data Science
Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Press Release Biomedical Data Science graduate education master's degree Source Type: news

First-Year Medical Students Don Their White Coats
The 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2021 ended their first full week of classes on a high note as they donned the symbol of their new profession. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Education Insider News class of 2021 medical education medical students White Coat Ceremony Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers to Receive $1 Million Award for Comparative Outcomes Research
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Press Release Research Biomedical Data Science Dartmouth-Hitchcock grant Home-feature PCORI Tor Tosteson Source Type: news

HotSpot Study Shines New Light on the Granite State ’s Opioid Crisis
Geisel researchers take a close look at New Hampshire’s complex opioid epidemic, and one city’s novel response. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 23, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Press Release Research Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Clinical Trials Network drug addiction fentanyl Lisa Marsch New Hampshire opioid addiction opioid crisis Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News community health community service Features Home-feature medical students opioid opioid crisis Source Type: news

Going Beyond the Books at Geisel (Video)
Learning about the challenges medically underserved populations face, or have faced, is essential to providing good care. Created by students from Geisel School of Medicine, Beyond the Books gives voice to these community members and teaches future physicians the value of listening.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Video community service Features medical education medical students Upper Valley Haven Source Type: news

Going Beyond the Books at Geisel
Learning about the challenges medically underserved populations face, or have faced, is essential to providing good care. Created by students from Geisel School of Medicine, Beyond the Books gives voice to these community members and teaches future physicians the value of listening.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Video community service Features medical education medical students Upper Valley Haven Source Type: news

Dartmouth Tops the Ivy League in Nature ’s 2017 Innovation Index
Dartmouth ranks highly in a new measure of the impact of academic research on global innovation, according to the Nature Index 2017 Innovation supplement. The index examines how often research articles from top science journals are cited in third-party patents around the world. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 9, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Features patents rankings research Source Type: news

Nature Index Profile: Michael Sporn: A Legacy of Greater Knowledge
Michael Sporn, MD, emeritus professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and medicine, is featured in Nature Index 2017 for his tremendous impact upon biomedical research and drug development. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 9, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: In the News Insider cancer faculty Features Home-feature Michael Sporn research Source Type: news

Class of 2021 Welcomed at Geisel
Ninety-two members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s 221st class were enthusiastically welcomed to Hanover by the Dartmouth community as part of this year’s orientation for incoming medical students, which runs from August 7-11. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 8, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News class of 2021 education event Features Home-feature medical students orientation Source Type: news

Grad Student Profile – Morgan Gilman: Embracing Opportunity
Morgan Gilman, a fourth-year graduate student in the McLellan Lab at Geisel, is helping lead efforts to understand how a particular type of protein allows deadly viruses—such as Ebola and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus)—to gain entry into host cells, and how antibodies can be developed to neutralize that process. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 26, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Features grad student Jason McLellan research RSV student profile Zika virus Source Type: news

Shooting the Achilles Heel of Nervous System Cancers
Dartmouth-led research is in early phase drug discovery and finds promising therapeutic leads after targeting vulnerabilities in nervous system tumors, including glioblastoma. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Press Release cancer Features Home-feature Norris Cotton Cancer Center research Yolanda Sanchez Source Type: news

Michael Zegans Named Inaugural Francis A. L ’Esperance, Jr., MD, Visual Sciences Scholar
The scholar is funded by an endowment established by world-renowned ophthalmologist and Dartmouth alumnus Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, (MED’54), which supports research in ophthalmology and diseases of the eye. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Donor Impact News Dartmouth-Hitchcock Features Michael Zegans ophthalmology philanthropy research Source Type: news

Preparing the Next Generation of Clinical Investigators
Dartmouth SYNERGY Scholars prepares young clinical scientists for success in today's highly competitive research environment. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 10, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Alan Green clinical research Dartmouth-Hitchcock Features SYNERGY Source Type: news

Dartmouth Researchers Receive Substantial NIH Grant as Part of Cooperative Research in Lung Cancer Risk
More than $12 million over five years has been awarded for research collaboration to more precisely determine lung cancer risk and improve screening. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 7, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News cancer Chris Amos Features grant Home-feature NIH Norris Cotton Cancer Center research Source Type: news

Student Spotlight —Vivian Bhushan ’20: Determination and Grit
Vivian Bhushan wants to help those living in humble circumstance lead healthier lives. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Features health equity medical student Student Spotlight Vivian Bhushan Source Type: news

Dartmouth Researchers Find that Mothers ’ Antibodies Against HSV-1 Can Protect Their Infants from the Virus
A team of Dartmouth researchers has found that mothers who have developed antibodies against the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) can pass these antibodies to the nervous systems of their infants, protecting them from acquiring the virus. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News David Leib Features Home-feature HSV-1 infant health infectious diseases pediatrics research virus Source Type: news

Steven D. Leach, MD, Named Director of Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Physician and scientist Steven D. Leach, MD, has been selected as the new Director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The appointment was announced today by Dr. Duane Compton, dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Dr. James N. Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News cancer Features Home-feature leadership Norris Cotton Cancer Center research Source Type: news

Amber Barnato Named to Endowed Professorship in Health Care Delivery
Physician Amber Barnato, acclaimed for her research on physician decision-making for patients with serious illnesses, has been named the inaugural Susan J. and Richard M. Levy 1960 Distinguished Professor in Health Care Delivery. She begins work in Hanover on July 1. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News academic cluster Amber Barnato endowed professorship faculty Features health care delivery science Home-feature insider The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Press Release addiction cannabis Features medical marijuana teens Source Type: news

Largest Genome-Wide Study of Lung Cancer Susceptibility Identifies New Causes
Large study co-led by Geisel professor Christopher Amos, PhD, identified several new variants for lung cancer risk that will translate into improved understanding of the mechanisms involved in lung cancer risk. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News cancer Chris Amos Features genetics Home-feature lung cancer Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Two Geisel Students Elected to LMSA Regional Leadership Positions
Continuing in the footsteps of their fellow Geisel classmates, Iara Backes ’19 and Joshua Ramos ’19 begin two-term leadership positions in the Latino Medical Student Associations Northeast Region. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 21, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Features Home-feature Latino health leadership LMSA medical students student organization Source Type: news

Geisel School of Medicine Swigart Fellows Explore Medical Ethics
Inaugural Swigart Ethics Fellows, Celestine Warren ‘20 and Lauren Kascak ‘20, launch innovative projects exploring medical ethics issues related to shared decision making and narrative medicine, which can influence the quality of patient care. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 21, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Features medical ethics medical students palliative care shared decision making Swigart Ethics Fellowship Source Type: news