@DartmouthMedical is a headline news service that offers an inside look at the activities and accomplishments of the Dartmouth Medical community, including DMS faculty, students, and alumni.

 

Featured News - May 2010

 

Dartmouth Announces New Center for Health Care Delivery Science
Dartmouth College has received a $35 million commitment to establish The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science. The anonymous gift will advance a new field of study, harnessing the knowledge and expertise of faculty across multiple disciplines from the arts and sciences as well as from the medical, business, and engineering schools. Read more...



Alumni profile: Pearl O’Rourke ’73
For Pearl O'Rourke '73, chair of the DMS Alumni Council, DMS has been the foundation of a career that began in pediatric critical care and is now focused on the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues of human subjects research and stem cell research. Read more...



Date with destiny, destinations: 87 DMS students matched
In just a few weeks, the DMS Class of 2010 will disperse to 25 states and one Canadian province to begin residency training, while 11 of the new doctors will continue their training at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Read more about DMS Match Day results here, and see where our grads are going here.





Research: Engineered for Health
Collaborations between clinicians at DMS and engineers at Dartmouth’s Thayer School are advancing medicine on many fronts. In this 5 minute video interview, Professor of Engineering Brian Pogue discusses the integration of laser-based imaging and spectroscopic techniques with established clinical imaging technologies such as MRI and CT, as well as the application of photodynamic therapy to cancer treatment. A recent feature article in Dartmouth Engineer describes a number of exciting research collaborations between medicine and engineering at Dartmouth.


In the News: Demographics may play a role in who gets joint surgery

While more Americans than ever are having their knees and joints replaced, a new study by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice has found that the likelihood of having the procedure may be influenced not just by medical need, but also by where you live, or even the color of your skin. Read more...




Make Your Gift to the Fund for DMS Today!
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